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Sales Executive, DE

Sales Executive, DE

Full-time

Posted 3 months ago

Wondery, an Amazon company, is a premium podcast studio known for character-driven, binge-worthy stories including Dr. Death, The Shrink Next Door, Even the Rich and Business Wars, and distribution of hit partner shows SmartLess, My Favorite Murder, Morbid and How I Built This. Wondery was behind eight of the “Top 25 New Shows of 2021”, according to Podtrac, including #1 (The Apology Line) and #2 (Suspect). Over 45 shows from Wondery have hit #1 on Apple Podcasts including Scamfluencers and Twin Flames. Many Wondery podcasts have been adapted for scripted television or streaming series, including Dr. Death and Joe vs Carole on Peacock and The Shrink Next Door and WeCrashed on Apple TV+. Wondery has gained critical acclaim and commercial success for its immersive approach to sonic, emotionally driven storytelling.

Wondery are hiring for a Sales Executive, reporting into the Regional Commercial Lead – EU. You will be responsible for executing a sales strategy to drive revenue opportunities for Wondery and Amazon Music Podcasts and additional third-party podcast inventory. The role is ideal for someone who has experience in a fast moving digital media environment and has a track record of forming new, and building sustaining relationships with agencies and clients

Key job responsibilities

  • Support and execute a go-to-market sales strategy to generate revenue across podcast inventory including sponsorships, host reads, producer reads, spot and programmatic sales as well as develop custom solutions for clients
  • Work closely with the content team to provide market insights and maintain full insight into the content slate
  • Develop partnerships with agencies and brands to create advertising opportunities in the podcast space
  • Work closely with international and internal sales teams to maximize revenue and ensure a consistency around our sales strategy
  • Establish pricing and sales processes to delight our clients
  • Maintain reporting and forecasting

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Berlin, BE, DEU | Hamburg, DEU | Munich, DEU

Basic Qualifications

  • Digital media sales experience working with agencies and direct to brand
  • Experience of nurturing and growing complex and large client accounts
  • Fluent in both spoken and written German (Common European Framework of Reference C2)
  • Highly proficient in both spoken and written English (Common European Framework of Reference C1)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Podcast Advertising sales experience
  • Knowledge of programmatic advertising and international media sales experience
  • Network of agency/brand contacts and relationships
  • Ability to influence senior executives
  • Digital media sales experience working with agencies and direct to brand, preferably in audio
  • Experience of nurturing and growing complex and large client accounts

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