Brand Development Strategist

Buzzfeed Berlin , NH 03570

Posted 7 months ago

BuzzFeed is the trailblazer across the industry and we are leading the way on social advertising products!! We drive our products across social, mobile and cutting-edge software and technologies.

Due to our phenomenal success here at BuzzFeed we are now looking to expand the high performing sales team focused on Germany and Spain. This is an amazing, ground floor opportunity to represent the BuzzFeed brand and our advertising products in these two countries. You will help build our European business!

You have experience in the digital media space and previous experience with New Business Sales. You will have full ownership and accountability for managing your business through the complete sales bid execution.

What does BuzzFeed offer?

A market leading compensation and benefits package.

From New Business sales roles, we offer development opportunities for candidates to train and move into wider sales roles. Comprehensive training across sales, BuzzFeed and the social landscape

The position is based in our Berlin office and will report to our SVP, International Sales.

You Will:

  • Prospect new clients, including the ability to qualify and close new accounts

  • Prepare for and manage business meetings with C-level clients

  • Develop a sales strategy and business plan for generating revenue through premium direct sales to brands and agencies as well as RFP agency business.

  • Host online, phone and in-person presentations

  • Provide prompt phone/email follow up to all inbound inquiries and document and track activity

  • Develop knowledge to become an expert on social media, content Marketing, mobile and digital video

  • Career growth and earnings aligned with your performance and desire to achieve

You Have:

  • Previous digital sales experience

  • Experience at a leading publisher or social media platform

  • Strong track record of success driving revenue through discovering, prospecting, creating new business and growing and retaining existing business

  • Strong writing skills

  • Strong negotiation, influencing skills and an ability to persuade at all levels of an agency or client

  • An understanding of social ad products like Facebook Sponsored Stories and Promoted Tweets

  • Passionate about social advertising and new media

  • Demonstrable knowledge of the online advertising industry

  • Ability to work in a fast moving company and industry

  • Skilled in crafting presentations and written pitch materials a plus

  • Fluent in German and English; Spanish a plus!

To apply:

  • No formal cover letters, please. Instead, include a few short paragraphs in your application explaining why you'd be a good fit for this particular position.

  • Attach a resume

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 and 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 and development via work experience and offerings from our in-house Learning Team

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

  • An attractive compensation package, including salary and equity

  • A generous and well-rounded benefits program

  • No shortage of snacks, catered lunches, beverages, birthday treats, and more!

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

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Brand Insights Data Analyst ZMS (Maternity Cover)


Posted 3 days ago

VIEW JOBS 10/16/2019 12:00:00 AM 2020-01-14T00:00 The Insights – Digital Data Analyst role provides data-driven value to both our brand partners as well as internally by being the go-to person for the Analytics team as well as the consultants when it comes to transactional and onsite data analysis. This is an opportunity to be part of the forefront team to shape a new business venture and to personally grow with it. Insights is a data-driven Zalando offer enabling clients in the fashion industry to gain a holistic understanding of their business and consumers. This offer includes project-based consulting services and self-service web interfaces. WHERE YOUR EXPERT IS NEEDED * You will work on consulting projects by scoping, extracting, analyzing and interpreting transactional and onsite data to derive relevant insights together with our consultants. * You will develop new analytical products through e.g. predictive modeling and build minimum viable products (MVPs) in order to test them with our clients so that they can eventually be integrated into our self-service web interfaces or evolve into a standalone product. * You will analyze the success of our self-service web interfaces in terms of usage and user preferences and derive recommendations for improvement. * You will be responsible for monitoring and improving our data quality by analyzing data from various sources, coordinating with internal teams and reviewing calculation methods. WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR * You are an expert in SQL and comfortable to work with large volumes of both transactional and onsite consumer data. * You enjoy working in a commercial context and have experience defining, modeling, testing and evolving analytical models with direct impact on business realities. Special focus on models concerning customers (e.g., customer management, segmentation, value, etc.) is a plus. * You possess relevant professional experience in analytics or controlling in industries such as e-business, retail, consultancy or market research are able to communicate precisely with results. * Extensive knowledge of respective tools and methods, preferably SQL, Google Analytics and BigQuery Programming skills in Python or R would be a plus, as well as experience with forecasting and predictive models. PERKS AT WORK * Culture of trust, empowerment and constructive feedback, knowledge sharing, parties & events * Competitive salary, employee share shop, 40% Zalando shopping discount, discounts from external partners, centrally located offices, public transport discounts, municipality services, great IT equipment, additional holidays and volunteering time off, free beverages and fruits, diverse sports and health offerings * Extensive onboarding, mentoring and personal development opportunities and an international team of experts * Relocation assistance for internationals, PME family service and parent & child rooms* (*available only in select locations) We celebrate diversity and are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. ABOUT ZALANDO MARKETING SERVICES Zalando Marketing Services (ZMS) is the 360° marketing unit of Europe's leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle, Zalando. We work with the world's largest fashion and lifestyle brands and provide them with impactful solutions across all marketing touchpoints, access to relevant audiences and in-depth data knowledge, as well as inspiring creation and content. At ZMS we create meaningful connections between brands and consumers through a deep understanding of their personalities. We work with brands, agencies and publishers from fashion and beyond to produce innovative, impactful campaigns that reach the right audience at the right moment. Thanks to its holistic mix of cutting-edge and privacy compliant technology, in-depth audience insights, expansive reach and compelling content brands produce successful campaigns across multiple digital marketing channels. For more information check our this link: Zalando is Europe's leading online platform for fashion, connecting customers, brands and partners across 17 markets. We drive digital solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 23 million active customers through diverse skill-sets, interests and languages our teams choose to use. Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form – we do not accept applications via e-mail. Zalando Berlin NH

Brand Development Strategist