Country Manager Italy (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Milan

Job description
We are looking for a talented and experienced individual to join our team as a Country Manager in Italy.
You are a dynamic and important part of our team and responsible for the development of the region. You should have a passion for sales, technology, and specifically AdTech. As the primary client lead you will ensure that clients have the optimal experience working with us.
Your mission
  • Be overall responsible for sales, new business, and account management in Italy
  • Be overall responsible for developing relationships with existing and new clients, Agencies, Advertisers, and Publishers in Italy
  • Develop and execute sales strategy
  • Identifying new business development opportunities  
  • Keep up to date with recent market and industry trends  
  • Build up a team with local Sales Managers, Assistance, etc. (responsibility for local hirings)
Your profile
  • Excellent programmatic advertising knowledge
  • Experience in programmatic advertising sales (5 yrs +)
  • Good network within the online advertising industry in the region 
  • Understanding of technical aspects of ad serving and SSP functionality  
  • Strategic thinking concerning the market and client needs  
  • Excellent Business management capabilities
  • Excellent Knowledge of Microsoft Office and CRM software (Salesforce, Freshsales, or equivalent)
  • Ability to prioritize best opportunities and then execute across those opportunities
  • Ability to build sustained customer and partner relationships
  • Strong presenter and communicator
  • Proven results in leadership
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Hands-on Mentality
Compensation and Benefits
According to §9 Abs. 2 GlBG, the minimum collective salary is  Euro gross per annum. We are more than willing to offer a higher salary to potential candidates in correlation with any job-related additional training, qualifications and work experience they possess.
Equal Opportunity Employer
ConnectAd is proud to be an equal opportunity employer; we don't just value diversity, we promote and celebrate it.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
About us
​ConnectAd is one of the biggest European based and owner operated Supply Side Platform and focused on unleashing the full economic potential of digital media companies. Being an SSP of choice for agencies, advertisers, and world leading demand trading desks we help media owners to grow their revenues. We are a proud industry pioneer with nearly 20 years of experience in the digital business - from pioneering the use of real-time bidding to inventing header bidding.
Our work touches billions of customers around the globe, as well as the biggest names in digital media and advertising.

Coronavirus notice: ConnectAd is actively working to ensure candidate and employee safety. Currently, all our hiring and onboarding processes will be carried out remotely through virtual meetings until further notice.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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