Sales Director - Chicago

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OVERVIEW

As the Regional Director you will be evangelizing the power of real time search intelligence, introducing and selling Captify’s unique product suite to programmatic and brand media buyers in the Chicago and surrounding markets. This is a senior level sales role that will have ownership of growing their assigned region. You must have extensive media buyer/planner and senior stakeholder contacts at key brands and agencies. Must be able to demonstrate a strong sales history building a business and exceeding revenue goals.. The candidate will also have experience and knowledge of the programmatic ecosystem, and knowledge of advanced video/CTV solutions.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Selling Captify’s Search Intelligence products (display, video, CTV, ATV, mobile,
  • native)
  • Selling Captify’s integrated creative studio formats and data driven creative
  • solutions
  • Sourcing, pitching, and closing deals with agency, trading desk, and client teams.
  • Have an excellent knowledge of the DR, brand and video markets to help deliver
  • revenue growth across all channels that meet bespoke client objectives.
  • Understand the dynamics between managed and programmatic activations,
  • identifying and executing on the ideal solution for each client’s needs to drive
  • successful long term partnerships.
  • MSA negotiation with key brand and/or agency partners
  • Be a positive and energetic representation of the Captify brand in market.
  • 25%+ of travel required for coverage of regional sales, conference/event
  • attendance etc

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5+ years digital media experience – preferably in brand advertising, video and
  • programmatic
  • Experience of pitching and closing both agency accounts and client direct
  • Strong track record of performance against targets
  • Experience building new brands in new markets through a strong rolodex,
  • partner-first approach, and positive reputation.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-starter, intuitive, accountable, and highly motivated.
  • Strong knowledge and POV on industry issues. Thought leadership
  • Understanding of agency trading desks, workflow and revenue models
  • Good contacts across agency groups/client direct in the West/Central region
  • Strong track record in driving incremental new business
  • Experience growing an early stage territory into a multi-million dollar business
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong personal brand and proven thought leadership among industry peers  

CAPTIFY EXPLAINED 

Captify is the leading Search Intelligence Platform for the open web and the largest independent holder of first-party search data outside of Google, connecting the real-time searches from over 2 billion devices globally. Its Search Intelligence technology powers omnichannel programmatic advertising and real-time insights for the world’s biggest brands, such as Disney, Unilever, eBay, Mercedes-Benz, Microsoft, Nestlé, GSK, Uber, Mars, P&G, Sony and Toyota—without reliance on third-party cookies. Captify brings brands more customers, publishers greater yield and consumers the most relevant digital experiences.

OUR CULTURE AND VALUES:

Here at Captify we are proud of our culture - It’s contagious. Pass it on. 

Step inside any of our global offices and one thing that is blissfully obvious is that while we’re putting blood, sweat and tears into disrupting the Search game, we’re having a seriously good time doing it. We’ve travelled the world together, enjoyed Captify Festivals, parties and our famous events across every market. We always take time to stop to celebrate milestones and wins.

We champion diversity and inclusion. Our 'BeTheChange' programme and internal D&I Taskforce brings our teams together to challenge, learn and build a more equal Captify. 

We live by our core values;. 

  • Building this together
  • Give a shit
  • Fail fast to succeed faster
  • Unlimited potential 

Find out more about our culture here: https://careers.captify.co.uk/

YOU WILL ENJOY

  • Enjoy our flexible/core hours and home working as per company policy
  • Work from any Captify office in the world - giving every employee the opportunity to experience life at Captify in another city
  • Our pet-friendly NYC office has its own old English style pub and cold beer always on tap!
  • Time off to recharge - 22 days holidays + US National holidays + your birthday
  • Giving something back to the community - Give A Day Away for volunteering
  • We care about Wellbeing - from gym membership and classpass benefits, mental health, CitiBike membership and so much more
  • Parent friendly policies
  • The normal stuff; 401k and Citibike benefits
  • A comprehensive fully paid Medical, Dental and Vision plan
  • Beer, bubbles and non-alcoholic alternatives every Thursday and Friday at the Captify Bar
  • Legendary Summer and End of year parties

 EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

You are welcome at Captify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what your search history says about you. At Captify, equality is at the core of our culture and we are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact.  We don’t want you to fit in with our culture, we want you to add to our culture.

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Chicago

60604 Chicago Directions erin.mclin@captify.us

A decade of innovation and growth

Celebrating milestones and memories

From hosting our inaugural Captify at Cannes event, expanding in 13 markets across the globe to launching our D&I Taskforce—hear from our brilliant Captifyers across the globe about their unforgettable memories and Captify's biggest milestones over the past decade, here.

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