Spotify is hiring a

Director of Sales, San Francisco

San Francisco, United States

We are looking for a Director of Sales (DOS) for the San Francisco region with an established record of sales leadership and revenue generation as well as a deep interest and passion for online media, music, and innovation.

In this role, you will oversee our Ad Sales efforts in the San Francisco region. We want someone who loves our product, knows the West Coast sales market, clients, and agencies, can build creative, long-term consultative solutions, and lead, motivate and grow a sales team including Account Directors and Sales Planners. You should be confident without being arrogant, and hardworking while still knowing how to have fun.

What you’ll do:

  • In collaboration with the West Coast Region’s VP and DOS peers you will help define the sales strategy and drive execution for some of the world’s top brands and agencies.

  • Provide leadership for the dynamic, diverse, and hard working sales team

  • Hire, manage & develop the expanding West Coast Sales team including salespeople & support staff

  • Proactively identify and seek out client and industry relationships to optimize revenue

  • Drive partnership performance, engage with key partners, and deliver excellent customer service

  • Represent Spotify in the advertising community by seeking out and participating at industry events

  • Manage pipeline, revenue forecasts, sales activity using for maximum efficiency and visibility

  • Maintain high levels of communication and transparency with management, cross-functional teams, and business partners

  • Work from our office in San Francisco

Who You Are:

  • You have 7+ years of digital advertising/marketing sales experience, and 3+ years of management

  • You are an experienced sales leader in San Francisco and the West Coast

  • You have led teams at consumer facing digital brands

  • You have a deep understanding of the marketing landscape and expertise in account planning, strategic planning, and media buying within Direct, Re-Seller & Programmatic environments

  • You have experience running a team where Data/Insights drive the direction of the business

  • You have strong agency holding company & brand direct relationships

  • You are highly motivated, entrepreneurial, energetic, and willing to thrive in a high growth organization

  • You are able to hit and exceed quarterly revenue expectations
  • You have excellent problem solving and negotiating skills

  • You have expertise in the Auto Vertical 

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users and our creators. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of changing the way the world listens to music.

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