MediaMonks is looking for an experienced business manager to make big projects happen as the big kahuna of our digital products division, which specializes in digitally transforming businesses through high-end brand sites, mobile applications and e-comm platforms.
Role & Responsibilities
- In this Hilversum-based position, you’re responsible for managing our digital products division, colloquially referred to as the “platforms team.”
- You’ll help to build out the team and proposition as a sustainable and smooth-running part of our global business.
- You ‚set up, steward and scale new partnerships by acting as a bridge between MediaMonks and new-business leads, introducing our company and capabilities alongside an amazing collection of cases.
- You engage new projects by reaching out to the right people and by being the right person when people reach out to us, providing clients with the inspiration and information needed to consider MediaMonks as their creative production partner.
- You’ll attend meetings and act alongside our in-house producers, creative and business leads to work towards a successful sign-off — turning contacts into contracts.
- You act as a strategic partner throughout the process who understands the client’s brand and digital business challenges, developing ongoing roadmaps for long-term working relationships.
- You’re responsible for scoping and quoting key projects as well as timing and planning production work; establishing what gets done (U <3 SOWs) to make sure projects are profitable, doable, and award-winning.
- Meeting against monthly and annual targets, you help to grow our business accounts into a long-term success for all parties.
- Next to clients, you help to manage the division at large, working with our ‘MMGMT’ to make sure the team and work stay on the roadmap for success.
- You help spread the learnings from the frontier with Monks at other offices, helping us maximize organizational knowledge and (prospect) client relationships.
Become Our Digital Products Overlord
As part of MediaMonks, you’ll be part of the most awesome production company on the planet, operating as ‘one office in eleven locations’ with 700 Monks and counting. In addition to an unlimited supply of A-list clients, MediaMonks means working at a truly international company creative people would kill to work for. You’ll have great food every day, a pension scheme for when you’re old, and A-OK caffeine for as long as you like. If you meet the profile, we’d love to meet you to tell you more about our fast-moving but easy-going company and the things we love outside work — including winter sports.
Please be attentive to the requirements for this role and accompany your application with tailored cover letter detailing why you’re the right Monk for the job.
- We’re looking to hire an experienced business director with 10+ years of high-level experience leading and managing high-end digital work for high-profile clients.
- You speak Dutch, English and business at the highest professional level, and have strong presentation skills.
- You have experience managing successful business accounts, developing partnerships instead of projects.
- You have a keen understanding of the (digital) business objectives of global brands and are able to quickly fathom what needs to be achieved in the first place.
- With the backing of our global team of specialists, you’re capable and confident in advising C-level clients on digital transformations and big redesign projects for websites and apps.
- You have experience writing proposals and can propose next steps from a basic technical perspective and/or a creative/commercial one.
- You have a general understanding of the prevailing development technologies and are familiar with fundamentals such as CMSs, technical architectures and on-going development trajectories.
- You love to geek out when it comes to new developments and digital (business) trends, because while managing client relationships is your main responsibility, you’ve got to grasp technology in a way that allows you to assess timings and costs.
- You’re able to balance inbound and outbound activities, focusing on what is most effective in the long run while making sure we meet quarterly targets.