With many of the Ultimate Asset teams around the globe coming from leading media owners in broadcast, publishing and content creation, digital sales and business development sit firmly in our sweet spot.
Whether you’re looking for talented commercial people with a network of top tier media agencies, those that have a first class track record of selling directly to major brands, or sales leaders that can build and manage large teams, we have a network that is broader and deeper than any other recruitment agency in the digital media industry.
For over 14 years, we have built and scaled sales teams across:
DIGITAL PUBLISHERS, MEDIA OWNERS & INFLUENCER PLATFORMS
Digital Sales, Media Sales & Programmatic Sales
Creative Solutions & Branded Content
Sponsorship's & Partnerships
Ad Operations & Campaign Management
Account Management & Customer Success
If you're looking for talent in commercial leadership, programmatic sales, agency sales, account management, campaign management or ad operations, get in touch with a member of the team below for more detail.
COMMERCIAL LEADERSHIP & EXECUTIVE SEARCH
SALES, CUSTOMER SUCCESS, TRADING & ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT
APAC | Libbie Tan
Senior Agency Sales Manager
£50,000 - £60,000 per annum + Comms
Senior Agency Sales Manager - AdTech Scale UpSalary - circa £50-60K + strong commissionAn outstanding opportunity is available to join a business as they accelerate through an exciting period of growth! They are a fun loving start up with a great culture and have been slowly getting the recognition they deserve in AdTechWho are they?They are a mobile AdTech specialist who sell premium creative ad formats, which create the seamless native experience of social media advertising but within publisher content. They have won several awards and are scaling quickly! Their formats are fun and mimic social advertising!Designed for premium brands, distributed across premium publishers and with the capability to run a variety of innovative and creative ad-formats this business is shaking up the mobile advertising landscape. Their ad's are premium and load at lightning speed so no ad spend is wasted and provide high level user experience. All their ads appear of the highest quality and resolution too, ensuring that consumers trust, view and engage with them.They allow brands to serve brand safe contextually relevant ads that capture consumers attention, while ensuring the reputation of the brand is protected by only distributing on premium publishers, making them effective and absolutely fraud free.Interested in learning more?Who are you?They're looking for an senior agency sales manager and are scaling rapidly, due to funding and good momentum in the market.If you're selling to Agencies, and from an AdTech or Publisher background with a network of contacts at agencies, I'd love to talk further and tell you more about this awesome business.You'll also need a good understanding of the digital media ecosystem, with a background in salesPlease apply here or reach out to learn more!
Media Sales Manager
£50,000 - £60,000 per annum + Comms
Media Sales Manager - Innovative AdTech BusinessSalary - £50-60K + commissionOpportunityAmazing chance here to join a high performing sales team at a supremely successful Adtech business with highly innovative tech which is future proofed and is all based around contextual advertising and understanding what people are searching for, where, why etc... they are 'cookie free' too which means they are privacy compliant and build for the future of AdTech.This help inform Brands & Agencies on how best to target their advertising campaigns to consumers based on intent to purchase and an anonymous understanding of their online consumer behaviour.It's a great product to help brands target the right people, in the right place at the right time!The roleThey're currently looking for a Sales Manager to rep regional agencies (Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Edinburgh) and drive conversations and ultimately revenue through the right people across digital teams etc...Experience selling to is a must + 2/3 years in the AdTech ecosystem selling similarly complex advertising solutions.If this sounds like the opportunity for you. Don't hesitate to get in touch now and apply below.This business has been doing exceedingly well with a motivated, collaborative and driven sales team with great culture as well as being a business that's been experiencing great success when taking the product to market, even during a tough economic period.Everyone has been smashing targets and there's great earning potential as well as the opportunity to sell a market leading product, which puts consumer privacy first and completely unreliant on cookies which are soon to disappear!Open to learning more, please apply here and if your background fits, I'll be in touch!
Publisher Development Director
Publisher Development Director £80,000 + £32,000 bonus – Package of £112,000 + benefitsHybrid working model – 1-2 days per week in London + international travel across Northern Europe. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in lots of travel across Northern Europe. This Ad Tech business has grown year on year, close to 200% in the last 6 months and continues to expand across Northern Europe.They’re hiring for a Publisher Development Director to help with this growth by developing their publisher sales efforts across Northern Europe. Key markets include the UK, Ireland, Nordics and Netherlands. The Role · Forge strategic publisher relationships, by building meaningful relationships with key decision makers.· Meet and exceed sales goals through prospecting and qualifying and closing sales opportunities · Work in partnership with account management & the ad operations teams to ensure accounts are maintained correctly and further developed.· Be a strong representative of the business across Northern Europe.Covering UK, Ireland, Nordics, and the Netherlands and engage c-level contact.· Keep up to date with industry trends, competitions and products Experience · Experience within digital ad technology and proven ability in sales and publisher development· AdTech background, and an interest in SSP, Ad Servers and Connected TV· Strong knowledge of the UK & Ireland markets, Nordics and Netherlands would be a nice to have· Sales hunter with strong negotiation skills and managing longer-term sales cycles· Keen to work for an international business with the willingness to travel across Northern Europe around 30% of the time. Get in touch to find out more
Brand Partnerships Sales Manager (Gaming)
£60,000 + £40,000 comms / / £100K OTE
Gaming Sales Manager£60K base + £40K comms / / £100K OTEMy client is a global player in the gaming space with over 300 million users and a network of properties that include + 1,000 YouTube channels, influencers, eSports Teams and dozens of website among their assets. My client own as full funnel approach to gaming and can outmatch Twitch, Venatus, Fandom and the like on producing end-to-end gaming strategies for clients toc.Due to expansion of the local team, my client is seeking 2 x Sales Managers to come in and work with UK and EMEA media agencies, extract briefs and RFPs working with clients on both display campaigns and brand partnershipsRole requirements:Excellent knowledge of video advertising, YouTube advertising, pre-roll, programmatic, displayStrong network of media agency and client direct relationships in the gaming and entertainment spaceExperience of branded content partnerships, social video, social media advertising across FB/ IG/ TT/ YT / Snap, etcAn interest and passion for gaming cultureUltimate Asset is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, colour, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status, origin, disability, or any other basis covered by law. All employment is decided on the basis of merit, qualification & business need. We celebrate diversity and encourage you to apply to opportunities here at Ultimate Asset
Senior Agency Sales Manager - Social Platform
£60,000 - £70,000 per annum + Comms
Senior Sales Manager - Social Platform(Agency Sales)Our client is an emerging high-growth social platform which has raised some impressive capital from Venture Capitalists due to the engaging nature of their proposition. They are on a mission for good and are looking for a well connected Grade A agency sales professional.The successful candidate will have the following primary responsibilities:Working with media agencies and clients in a consultative manner, identifying new sales opportunities and winning new RFPsThe ability to influence agencies and clients with insight, data and research to win new businessHelping to develop the revenue model, commercial products and/or servicesExperience of selling native ads, video and sponsorshipThe role has a UK remit, and the majority of activity will be about working with media agencies but also with some client direct activity.What's needed for this role?Good knowledge of the UK Digital Advertising ecosystemA curious mindset, cerebral and consultative in your approachThe ability to build fruitful long-term deep relationships with key decision makers at agencies and clientsA track record of being able to build a high worth portfolio from scratchA history of over-achieving and smashing sales targetsPreferably 5 years + experience in a sales environment at a media companyHistory of selling six-figure deals is essentialAgency planner / buyer / comms planning black book is a must
Agency Group Head - Leading AdTech Business
£65,000 - £75,000 per annum + Comms
Agency Group Head - GroupM - AdTechSalary - circa £65,0000-£75,000 + commissionThe Opportunity?A superb opportunity is now available for an experienced Digital Advertising sales specialist with a strong network across GroupM Agency Groups and a very strong understanding of the contemporary digital media ecosystem looking to sell best in class solutions, representing exciting products across Contextual/Video/CTV & Performance, Retail Media and Omnichannel.The Company:I'm partnered exclusively with a business at the forefront of Digital Advertising and they're looking for a new Agency Group Head to help them build further on their new strategic approach to Marketing Agencies.They have been around for over 10 years, with over 3000 global employees, are experienced working with over 20,000 Advertisers, as well as being one of the biggest spenders on the open web. They just took all of their employees to a global summit in Croatia and recently had an ad in the super bowl, which shows they're pushing boundaries in the AdTech world.They going through a positive period of transformation and have decided to take their new exciting products, which traditionally have been sold directly to advertisers, and sell those solutions to agencies in the UK, which is starting to see great traction. Given the strength of their product offering and the added value they can deliver for agencies and their brands. They have also heavily invested in product innovation to provide omnichannel/contextual/video/CTV product solutions for their clients.They have accumulated first-in-class data on online shopper behaviour and understand online shopper's identities. They have this data for over 2 Billion users which all very impressive. They can combine this with sophisticated AI to deliver complex tailored targeting for brands' advertising campaigns to deliver outstanding results. They would argue they have the best product in this space, which is hard to argue with on the face of it! Any brand engaged in online commerce, will want access to this shopper dataAs Agency Group Head, GroupM, you'll be responsible for securing agency business and driving revenue. Whilst focusing on driving revenue from an agency portfolio you must be expertly effective in navigating all aspects of the sales process; from identifying potential clients, to understanding media buying, navigating the client/agency stakeholder relationships, and ultimately closing business.Ideally, we're looking for someone who's experienced in building up deep relationships within Agencies (display, Audio/Visual and biddable teams etc...) by being proactive, creative solutions orientated, consultative and having the right network.Interested? Please get in touch and apply below!Ultimate Asset is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, colour, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status, origin, disability, or any other basis covered by law. All employment is decided on the basis of merit, qualification & business need. We celebrate diversity and encourage you to apply to opportunities here at Ultimate Asset
Agency Sales Manager - AdTech Brand Safety Platform
£65,000 - £75,000 per annum + Comms
Agency Sales Manager - AdTech Brand Safety Platform:I'm working with an extremely sophisticated AdTech business who are looking for talented salespeople.About them:They're an AI/machine learning technology which helps brands & agencies advertise effectively & safely across the social media 'walled gardens' (TikTok, Instagram/Facebook & YouTube).They are able to scan in-feed content and score the brand safety of that content and the 'brand suitability' (i.e. how suitable and successful that content might be alongside specific verticals/brands) by using an intuitive AI continuous improvement process built around real human cognition based understanding of content. They way they can do this is through a clever process built by leading Data Architects and Data Scientists!They use an understanding of 'real' industry standards and key brand objectives/concerns to inform how their AI reacts to and interprets content, ensuring that all content advertised alongside is relevant, brand safe and aligned to brands' advertising goals.They are fully programmatic and can serve ads across these platforms in real time both safely, while also driving campaign performance objectives. They are the only TikTok official partner for brand suitability and they've got official relationships with YouTube, Facebook & Instagram too.A product like this is perfect in the current market where brand safety is of the utmost concern when advertising (particularly across social channels) and they're not concerned about a 'cookie less' future as they're using human cognition to help their AI analyse context and intent rather than relying on audience data to drive positive outcomes for advertisers.Who do they want?Ideally looking for a sales manager with experience in AdTech & programmatic (minimum 2-3 years). You'll have a network across media agencies and experience selling digital and or Adtech solutions to relevant teams in agencies.You must be able to manage a sales pipeline and have a desire and ability to identify opportunities for revenue growth. You'll be able to build relationships clients / understand their advertisers KPI's, while being able to evangelise the business and their USP's to get clients/prospects to buy into the advantages of the product.They're willing to pay £60-75K + 50% commission (capped at 200%) for a seller that wants to work for a thought leading business in the AdTech realm. If interested in learning more apply here!