Agency Development Manager

Are you a sales-oriented problem solver, who wants to help the largest agencies in the world to grow their business?

As an Agency Development Manager at Smartly.io, you’ll take ownership of your own customers from the first week on, perform consultative sales, and function as the crucial link between customers, Facebook, and our product development team. You’ll work at the cutting edge of the fast-paced online marketing industry, which allows you to learn super fast about growing and nurturing your own target market, managing customer relationships with huge advertisers, and scaling the operations of an ambitious growth company.

>> Would you like to work in a flat, transparent company with real opportunities to have an impact on the future of its business? Have a look at how we practice transparency: https://www.smartly.io/blog/extreme-transparency-in-practice

>> Learn more about our company culture and how we work at smartly.io/culturehandbook
 
>> Browse open positions at smartly.io/careers

We're definitely looking for you, if you

  • Have 2-5 years of experience in B2B sales and business development for agencies
  • Are motivated and experienced in tirelessly searching and contacting for new leads
  • Have an extensive network amongst the big 6 agencies and/or smaller performance focused agencies
  • Have previous experience with Facebook ads or other digital advertising
  • Have genuine interest and experience in online marketing and B2B sales
  • Are a strong team player, dedicated to constantly learn and teach others
  • Are a great communicator and negotiator with a proactive attitude to drive results
  • Have excellent social skills that allow you to build trust and close relationships 
  • Are able and willing to travel for meetings, conferences, and industry events
  • Have fluent spoken and written English

As an Agency Development Manager at Smartly.io, you will

  • Identify new sales leads and contacts
  • Grow and manage your own pipeline and drive sales proactively
  • Proactively push existing agency customers to increase their tool adoption
  • Build, manage and develop long-term relationships with your customers and Facebook
  • Manage and grow some of your own customers including onboarding and training customers on the Smartly.io tool
  • Develop and maintain excellent knowledge of our tool and FB marketing to serve customers in the best way possible
  • Provide best practices, upsell new features and increase product adoption
  • Collaborate with customers and product development team to maintain quick feedback loop, help in designing new product features and improve the interface
  • Identify opportunities for case studies with our customers and collaborate with the marketing team to create them, and improve our other sales materials
  • Constantly step out from your comfort zone to learn super fast in a quickly evolving industry

Recruiting process

Smartly.io hires people that are extremely quick to learn new things because online marketing and Facebook as a platform evolve incredibly fast all the time. Our recruiting steps are designed to give you a realistic glimpse of the job, but also to test your ability and willingness to learn quickly and apply the fast-changing concepts of online advertising to maximize positive impact for your customers.

The recruiting process is an opportunity for both you and us to see if we're made for each other. 

STEP 1 - Tell us about yourself in an application. We go through and reply to each and every application we've received.

STEP 2 - Homework assignment where you'll learn the basics and more challenging concepts of the Facebook advertising industry. 

STEP 3 - We have a general interview about your ambitions, Smartly.io's culture, your potential role and we will test your skills about Facebook advertising

STEP 4 - Sales demo simulation where you need to convince us to start trial with the Smartly.io tool.

STEP 5 - Discussions with our leadership team.

Meet Some of Smartly.io's Employees

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