Every day, millions of people from over 190 countries trust us to handle their precious creative ideas.
Since making our name with quick & simple file-sharing, WeTransfer has evolved to help creators organize, share, and get feedback on their work – from inception right up to delivery. We showcase the best brands to more than 80 million users per month, and our editorial platform WePresent has championed unexpected stories of creativity from around the globe and features collaborations from world-famous artists, too.
Sounds like fun, right? Allow us to sweeten the deal: as a certified B Corporation, we do all of this while using business as a force for good, balancing people, the planet, and profit along the way.
WeTransfer Advertising is hiring for an Advertising Sales Director to join the team at a significant time for our business. This role will accelerate our ambition for the US, one of our largest growth markets, along with other regional opportunities.
We expect the successful candidate to play a crucial role in the implementation and impact of our growth strategy throughout 2023 and beyond, as well as growing a local presence.
You will be looked at as the primary business owner in your given book of business, reporting on client and industry insights to key leadership team members.
At WeTransfer, you will be part of a growing, international sales team that is driven by a collaborative spirit, commercial success and the belief that creative media can deliver amazing results. WeTransfer is a brand that people love and it has a genuinely unique place in the market. Opportunities for growth, both personal and professional, are superb.
What you will be doing:
Identify, qualify and close business opportunities across leading and emerging sets of target clients and media agencies
Evangelize WeTransfer Advertising with key stakeholders, ensuring excellent understanding of our unique proposition and beloved brand
Create, own, and execute the strategic approach for each account in the assigned book of business with the intent to simultaneously unlock and elevate each relationship
Own pipeline and accurate opportunity analysis to support forecasting and planning
Collaborate closely with account management and ad operation teams to drive business results, optimize campaign performance and deliver superior client service
Uncover market insights within the account list, synthesize and deliver client feedback to shape our business
Create persuasive sales presentations using market trends and case studies
What you bring to the table
6+ years of experience in a similar role where you were leading and securing successful pitches and creating lasting commercial relationships with brands
Accurate pipeline management; proven ability to meet and exceed sales targets
A deep understanding of the media landscape and proactively pursues opportunities for WeTransfer Advertising in the market
An independently motivated contributor, delivering on strategic business growth objectives across large portfolio brands and holding companies
Strong existing relationships with top marketing decision makers for brands and their agencies
An appetite for learning, prospecting and closing
Who you are:
A charismatic and credible sales or business development professional
A strong negotiator, skilled presenter and true team player
A motivated self-starter who can operate independently and collaboratively and has a passion for initializing and forging new opportunities
Excellent prioritization, organization and communication skills
Adaptable, fast learner who responds well to change and supports others to do the same
Competence and confidence to act as an ambassador for WeTransfer Advertising and WeTransfer as a whole
Based on the successful candidates skills and experience for the role of “Advertising Sales Director” we have assessed that in New York this role would expect to pay a base salary of $115,000 - $140,000 with an OTE of $164k - $200k. In the event that the successful candidate for this position is based outside New York the base salary would be adjusted based on relevant state, or country of residence and relevant market data
WeTransfer is an equal opportunity employer and we pride ourselves on the diversity of our people. We welcome you, and everything that makes you—well, you. That includes your gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, or disability status.
A note on remote
Our work environment is hybrid-remote, meaning that we support our employees to work remotely and in the office. We encourage employees to decide for themselves and with their team whether or when to go to the office.
While it is not necessarily a determining or disqualifying factor for any role, you may be required to complete a standard employment background screening. Apply now