Chewy Sr Director, Sponsored Ads Sales - Remote in Boston, Massachusetts
At Chewy we are building a team to launch a Sponsored Advertising business. We are looking for an accomplished Head of Sales to lead our Ads business unit consisting of Sales, Account Management, and Ad Operations.
Sponsored Ads enables brands on Chewy to promote products directly to their target customers at the moment they are looking for products and ready to make a purchase. This provides brands with the ability to generate additional sales and customer awareness by showcasing relevant products in premier positions on Chewy. Advertising is a critical component of the ecommerce ecosystem and provides a critical revenue stream to the company.
Come be part of the team to build Sponsored Ads from the ground up at Chewy!
What You'll Do:
Build a focused, high performing, driven sales team
Attract, hire and retain top sales talent
Build out Account Management and Ad Operations teams
Enable your team to exceed sales, pricing and yield goals
Elevate skill sets and develop bench strength in the organization
Mentor and coach sales representatives
Determine short and long-range sales revenue plans per Advertising vendor
Create and implement sales programs and tools that increase performance by the sales staff
Drive the sales management process as well as play a hands-on role in driving sales, generating leads and opening doors for the sales organization
Partner across organizations to ensure the sales channel is setup for success
Drive strategic meetings with senior executives to expand partnership priorities
What You'll Need:
12-15 years ad sales experience; 7+ years in a Management function with Agency/Media Sales/Entertainment sales experience
Experience building teams from scratch in a 0 to 1 environment
Extensive B2B sales experience
Digital ad sales experience with focus on large retail brands
Strong track record of high level negotiation and successful internal and external relationship management
Demonstrated ability to consistently close sales and generate revenue
Proven track record of aligning cross-functional teams
Ability to work well in a team environment
Ability to navigate data and leverage analytics to make decisions
Proven ability to sell and manage custom-built programs from concept through execution
MBA or advanced degree
Experience in Performance or Search advertising
Exceptionally strong analytical thinker
Possess a talent for responding effectively to market direction, customer needs and competitive positioning
Can thrive in fast paced dynamic environments and has very strong communication and presentation skills
Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members.
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