Juan Diego Mesquita
Juan Diego Bermúdez Mesquita
Our client is a leading global ad network. Their strategy is driven by their unique culture with one vision (to innovate the way brands are built), one set of values and a unique operating model which drives collaboration, client focus and attention.
The Chief Growth Officer will harness resources and intelligence to deliver organic growth for the network's global clients and to maximise the conversion rate of new business pitch opportunities. This is true for opportunities where the network has no existing relationship, as well as for developing the geographic footprint of multi-local clients. Due to the competitive nature of our business, the Chief Growth Officer will be required to innovate on new business strategy and pitching with our Asia Pacific new business leadership community (across local markets).
At its core, the purpose of the role is to:
Develop New Business across our major Asia Pacific markets
Design and drive our New Business strategy
Lead/Maintain a strong New Business community across major markets
Lead and inspire the New Business team to deliver innovative, ambitious new business solutions and targets
Be an ambassador for the business, connecting across internal and external networks to help deliver results and build the brand reputation
Experience and Qualifications
Essential Skills :
10 years’ experience in new business (APAC multi-market experience is preferred)
Strong commercial edge
Experience in a similar capacity in a broad range of global MNCs, working with multiple markets and cultures
Excellent project management skills, capable of helping to run large-scale pitches
Razor-sharp attention to detail
Ability to develop strategic plans/ideas
Excellent written and verbal communication.
An understanding of creative and media, and ‘packaging’ of ideas/presentations.
Key Attributes :
Has a “hunter” instinct and mindset, driven to search, pursue and convert new clients
Thrives under pressure and excels in meeting strict deadlines
Diplomatic, able to develop strong relationships with key network stakeholders at all levels within the business
Capable of picking up projects and running with them
Ambitious self-starter, able to spot ideas and inspiration
Multiple language skills desirable, but not essential
Flexibility to travel at short notice if required