Client Partner, Telco

(London, United Kingdom)

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Facebook is seeking a strong, experienced marketing professional to help build and consultative-sell Facebook’s advertising solutions to large online advertisers in the Telco space. You’ll contribute to a high-calibre team in a business that is experiencing rapid and dramatic growth. We are looking for a marketing professional with Telco industry expertise, flexibility, management experience and outstanding decision-making skills. This role will require a self-starter who has demonstrated previous high level performance in a constantly changing environment, dealing with ambiguity, and problem-solving leadership. Ideal candidates will have experience in a sales or commercially focused marketing environment as well as extensive experience selling cross-network online marketing solutions such as integrated sponsorships and display advertising. The role will be based in the London office.

Responsibilities

  • Help define Facebook’s overall approach and focus in the vertical
  • Identify and prioritise business opportunities
  • Partner with other vertical teams on structuring and executing operational and strategic initiatives – developing work plans, synthesizing market related data, leading analysis and defining the overall business approach to Facebook’s success in the Vertical
  • Increase the effectiveness of the team by recognizing opportunities for new approaches
  • Develop and implement best practices for client interaction, sales and services for Facebook, including a good understanding of working with advertisers and agencies
  • Prospect and penetrate large organizations to obtain branded advertising
  • Develop metrics to measure the growth and performance of the sales team, and provide reports as needed
  • Create persuasive sales presentations using market trends, case studies and Facebook network solutions
  • Analyse campaign performance statistics and recommend optimized media solutions
  • Exceed commercial goals for yourself and your team
  • Ensure that our clients receive the highest level of commercial and operational customer service.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong Marketing, Brand Advertising, Media Sales and/or Online Advertising experience
  • Comfortable working to revenue targets
  • Telco Vertical experience is preferred
  • Strong management and coaching skills
  • Strong experience of managing client accounts – sales
  • Knowledge of social media, reseller channels and vertical markets a plus
  • Ability to win the support of key stakeholders
  • Relationships with top marketing decision makers at traditional companies and agencies
  • Proven track record of reaching and exceeding sales revenue goals
  • Demonstrated success as a leader of change, achieving operational excellence by introducing new performance measures, processes and systems
  • Ability to perform well in a highly dynamic, rapidly changing environment
  • Understanding of user behavior and how technology works and the ability to explain each in ordinary terms
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Great team player
  • BA or BS degree or equivalent experience preferred.

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