Sales Director, Advertising Partnership Europe

Sales & Ad Partnerships / London, UK

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Flipboard is the world’s largest mobile curation platform.  Powered by people and technology, Flipboard makes it easy to stay informed and get inspired by the stories and products that fuel your passion.

We are looking for an Sales Director to work with the world’s top advertisers in Europe to develop strategic and creative marketing solutions that help connect these brands to specific target audiences on the platform.

From creative uses of promoted products to developing large-scale content programs, the Advertising Partnership team is relied on to come up with big ideas that meet the business objectives of marketers, helping them innovate in new and exciting ways. This position will be based in London or other European cities.

Primary Responsibilities of the Sales Director will be to educate & promote Flipboard to advertisers and their media agencies plus grow advertising revenue for Flipboard as a direct seller.

Ideal skills, abilities and experience for success:

  • 8 years experience in digital sales
  • Active list of senior level client direct and agency relationships in Europe
  • Proven experience in creative business planning with advertisers.
  • Deep experience building and iterating business models and growing revenue.
  • Intimate understanding of sales and product development
  • Thrive in fast paced, start-up environment.
  • Previous management experience a plus.
  • Travel will be required.

Why Join Flipboard?

  • Our vision: At a time when society could really benefit from being more informed and inspired, we are enabling great stories to reach the right communities around the world.
  • Our team:  Led by experienced entrepreneur Mike McCue, we are a highly diverse team of bright, capable people who work collaboratively with strong purpose and vision. We are positive, respectful and we value self improvement. We have a track record of betting on people, giving them bigger roles, and supporting them. We believe strongly in the importance of investing in our team.
  • Our value: We are fully funded and making steady, meaningful progress on a premium, high margin business within a $600B, highly strategic market. Our business model is tightly aligned with our values, our partners and our user experience which makes our company both valuable and unique.
  • Our product: Millions of people truly love Flipboard and rely on it regularly. Flipboard is a standard bearer for great mobile design, innovation, and we deeply value craftsmanship
  • Our platform: Our platform selects the best content from millions of sources around the world, organizes it into highly personalized feeds, and presents it for further curation by the community. We are driven by hard technical challenges and we value pioneering new technology to continually increase the power, efficiency and scale of our platform.