Integrated Sales Director, Western US

Employer
Afar Media
Location
San Francisco, CA
Salary
Competitive annual salary+bonus, health, dental, vision, annual travel stipend
Posted
Sep 11, 2018
Metro Area
San Francisco
Duration
Full Time

AFAR Media is looking for a dynamic, strategic, savvy Integrated Sales Director to join our sales team. This position can be remote on the West Coast or based in the San Francisco office. This role will be responsible for the generation and growth across all AFAR brand platforms to include online/offline advertising revenue focusing on endemic travel, luxury, retail, and national brands/agencies. The ideal candidate has a proven track record with 3+ years in online and print media sales, including native, mobile, video and programmatic sales. This position will report into the Executive Director, West Coast based in LA.

We’re looking for a self-starter with a consultative sales approach who is pro-active in driving revenue and increasing client base. Are you organized, driven, proactive and self motivated? Managing the end to end sales process is a requirement. Organization, time management, and attention to detail will be critical to deliver success!

GOOD TO KNOW:

AFAR is moving quickly, has big plans for the future, and is searching for someone as determined as we are who will thrive in our fast-paced and exciting environment. If you crave constant direction and predictability, this is probably not the media company for you. At AFAR our employees step up, step in, take ownership and wear as many hats as needed to achieve our goals and get the job done.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be highly motivated and passionate
  • A strategic approach and brand selling experience 
  • Excellent presentation, time management and organizational skills
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Fluency in the latest technologies (digital, social and mobile)
  • Self-starter able to solve problems, identify issues and develop solutions
  • Strong prospecting, negotiation and closing skills
  • Organized, thorough, methodical
  • Proven sales success selling digital and/or print ads
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment with grace under pressure
  • Ability to build positive and collaborative relationships among clients and colleagues
  • A love of travel