£100000 - £150000 per annum + commission
Global Client Director - Automotive Relationships Partner,
£100 - £150K basic (dependent on experience and contacts with senior Auto Marketing decision makers) plus sales commission
Our client is looking for an experienced automotive Client Director with extensive contacts, knowledge and expertise in the Automotive marketing space.
The ideal candidate will have extensive contacts ( Global, European and UK) and will have a good understanding of the Automotive path to purchase and associated marketing funnel for OEMs. They will also have a thorough undersanding of the digital media landscape and where it fits into the wider marketing ecosystem and challenges marketers face when it comes to placing their media spend.
Reporting into the GM, this is an autonomous role where the successful candidate will be measured on a high-volume of meetings with OEM / Autmotive decision makers at Manufacturers.
The candidate will have a thorough understanding of all things automotive, a passion for media and marketing and have a 'can-do' attitude with significant experience in building meaningful business relationships with top tier Marketing decision makers.
- Work with Senior Commercial Leadership Team to plan and forecast accurately
- Strategic thought-leadership
- Source new leads and manage an existing portfolio of top clients.
- Identify new strategic opportunities.
- Pitch to clients and ensure full understanding of clients' needs
- Develop strategic long-term brand partnerships that are profitable and also answer clients' marketing needs
- Organise client workshops / attend industry events
- Generate + 5 new meetings per week
- International travel required
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
- 10+ years experience in sales/senior client management
- Black book of client direct relationships at Auto Manufacturer Marketing Depts - globally, across Europe and the UK
- Experience in brokering strategic partnerships and have a working knowledge of the digital eco-system
- Proven excellent sales and strategic approach