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New York    Posted: Thursday, February 07, 2019
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BuzzFeed is seeking experienced Manager, Brand Development to oversee a team of sellers & book of business within a region. The ideal candidate will have strong experience managing multiple salespeople, tracking & forecasting revenue, & developing talent. In addition to management experience, you should also have previous experience & proven track record of success selling digital media.

The Manager, Brand Development will be based in New York & report to our SVP, Brand Development.

You Will:

  • Be an exemplary representative of our leadership team & company culture
  • Hit or exceed quarterly revenue goals
  • Track & Forecast revenue for your team
  • Train & ramp new hires
  • Weekly reports of the health of your business to the SVP, Brand Development
  • Weekly 1x1's with team members
  • Regularly provide feedback on individuals performance ; actively participate in the Companys performance review cycles, making recommendations for recognition as appropriate; take disciplinary actions when necessary
  • Support team members on sales calls & meetings
  • Help navigate internal resources & exceptions

You Have:

  • 5+ years experience of proven digital sales experience
  • At least 2 years direct sales management is required
  • Extensive digital sales experience & some direct sales management experience
  • Ability to manage several salespeople at all levels & help position them for success.
  • Outstanding track record of success of regularly meeting or exceeding sales goals.
  • Proven track record of effectively managing salespeople
  • Proven ability to organically grow accounts by creating great relationships, understanding customer needs & marshaling resources for success.
  • Strong negotiation, influencing skills & an ability to persuade at all levels of an agency or client.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit & innovative mindset to leverage all the amazing possibilities at BuzzFeed.
  • Ability to think on your feet & ideate on the spot as opportunities develop fast.
  • Ability to build effective relationships with peers & other highly talented sales execs who are on a mission to grow this business.

Life at BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed strongly believes that the more diverse our team, the better our work will be. BuzzFeed is committed to equal opportunity employment & celebrates inclusion in all circumstances. As a BuzzFeed employee, you can expect:

  • A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions

  • Opportunities for growth & development via work experience & offerings from our in-house Learning Team

  • Employee resource groups, frequent in-office events, volunteer opportunities, & more

  • An attractive compensation package, including salary & equity

  • A generous & well-rounded benefits program featuring PTO & unlimited sick time, comprehensive medical benefits, a family leave policy, access to mental health platforms, retirement plans, gym & wellness discounts, & much more

  • No shortage of snacks, catered lunches, beverages, birthday treats... even leftovers from the Tasty kitchens in LA & NYC!

BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media & tech company delivering news & entertainment content to a global audience. We have offices in 19 cities around the world & more than 1500 employees including reporters, video producers, data scientists, engineers, brand strategists, & more. We value a culture of experimentation, teamwork, equality, humble confidence, & hard work (fused with fun). At BuzzFeed, youll work with inspiring colleagues to build tools & create content that helps connect people all over the world.

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