The Sales Associate will work closely with Wired Middle East’s Advertising Director to sell media campaigns and content partnerships on Wired’s platforms. This is an outstanding opportunity to be a key part of one of the world’s most storied publishing brands and to redefine the premium media landscape across the Middle East.
Key responsibilities include:
Sell Wired Middle East’s premium audiences and content creation capabilities to advertisers in the form of media campaigns and branded content solutions.
Reach and exceed digital revenue targets as assigned by the Advertising Director.
Grow Wired Middle East’s direct client relationships by finding, leveraging, and networking with brands and agencies.
Build relationships with the media planners and content teams in key agency networks to sell in advertising and content solutions for clients.
Work with the Commercial team to sell in sponsored content operations and events.
The Right Candidate (About You):
The Sales Associate needs to have 2-4+ years of relevant experience in media agencies, ad networks, media organizations, digital publishers, and a strong blend of hard and soft skills:
You have a proven track record. You should have quantifiable experience (at least 2+ years) in selling digital ad and content solutions to advertisers and agencies.
Relationships with planners and buyers on the agency side and marketers on the client side.
Experience in working with clients in the high-end fashion, beauty, jewelry, watch, auto, technology, travel, and luxury sectors.
Ideally, an understanding of premium content in the fashion, design, travel, luxury, and lifestyle spaces.
Excellent communication, teamwork, and problem-solving skills.
This is an extraordinary opportunity to launch an edition of Wired. This will also be an extremely challenging role. If this sounds like something you would like to do every day and you have the experience, skills, and qualifications listed (and can prove it), please send a cover letter, your resume, a portfolio of your work, and links to your social media profiles to firstname.lastname@example.org.