Regional Digital Sales Director, DACH, Nordics and Benelux (M/F)

Date: 29-Dec-2020

Location: Hilversum, NB, NL, /

Year: 2019

What we are looking for:

You are highly motivated in selling our Digital portfolio to media agencies and advertisers that plan and execute their media strategy on an international level. Under the leadership of the Digital Sales Director, you will work closely with the international sales leads and marketing teams. The position will be based in our Netherlands office, in RTL NEDERLAND building in Hilversum


Key responsibilities:

  • Develop digital sales turnover of RTL AdConnect by selling the Total Video portfolio of RTL AdConnect to advertiser, agencies, and trading desks and experience working with advertisers and agencies spanning multiple locations
  • Define the strategic approach towards agencies and trading desks that are handling international advertisers on multi country campaigns
  • Meet on a weekly basis the agency HUBs and trading desks in DACH region, Nordics, and the Netherlands with ability to engage with both C-levels and planners and buyers at agencies
  • Work closely with the Business Unit Directors of DACH/Benelux and Nordics to develop new international media business
  • Manage a portfolio of existing digital advertiser and grow their digital revenues solely and with your team
  • Promote the relationship and further develop our digital offering with our media companies
  • Work closely with the Digital Ad Ops Team based in London and our Marketing team in Paris
  • Support, contribute and drive the global digital transformation of the whole company
  • Remotely motivate, lead by example, and manage a team of 2 – 3 team sales managers
  • Will be accountable for ensuring that the highest social and environmental responsibility and standard are maintained in all internal and external interactions, when allowed
  • (You will be expected to travel intensively) after Covid


Preferred qualifications:

  • A minimum of 10 years digital media sales experience with established network at media agencies and trading desks in the Netherlands
  • Complete understanding of the media holding groups and the media agency world
  • Proven commercial selling, pitching, and closing capability and exceeding a sales quota
  • Deep knowledge and comprehension of programmatic advertising
  • Excellent organization and prioritization skills with a problem-solving attitude
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate across a broad range of technical and non-technical people
  • Expected to be exceptional manager that has ability to lead teams, promote team-based behaviors, fostering culture and results orientation
  • Company language is English. German and French language skills are a plus


We propose:

  • An international environment of the leading European Media Network
  • Performance-based salary
  • Interesting position in a dynamic team
  • Competitive benefits package

RTL AdConnect is the international total video sales house of RTL Group. We provide simplified access to all of RTL Group’s total video portfolio as well as from external mandates like ITV in the UK or RAI in Italy across a sum of 12 markets, over 100 TV channels and 300 online platforms. Our job is to deliver exclusive advertising solutions in safe premium digital and broadcast media environments to millions of potential customers across Europe – every day.


Company: RTL AdConnect B.V. 

Country: Netherlands 

State/Region: Noord-Brabant 

City: Hilversum 

Postal Code: / 

Job ID: 108622

108622RTL AdConnect B.V. 

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