Backstage + Sonicbids is hiring a

Client Success Manager, Inside Sales

New York, United States

Seeking an experienced sales/branding/marketing-minded professional to join Backstage as a Success Manager, focused on lead generation, partnership outreach, client relations, and inside sales.

The Success Manager will be responsible for conducting research to identify hundreds of organizations and individuals every week that would benefit from Backstage's online system for casting talent in films, plays, musicals, commercials, product demo videos, music videos, web series, etc.

The Success Manager would then contact these prospects (cold-calling, email outreach, social-networking, etc.) to explain the benefits of Backstage's state-of-the-art casting services; broker partnerships with relevant organizations (such as film schools and film festivals); and onboard individuals (such as filmmakers, film students, corporate video creators, commercial producers, etc.) onto

The job has elements of sales, since you'll be gathering leads and pitching a SaaS product -- however, you'll be able to provide the service for free, so you won't need to worry about hitting revenue targets.

Additionally, you'll manage a small team of experienced casting representatives that are also focused on outreach to the entertainment community. And you'll have the support of Backstage's casting specialists and editors, who will help to ensure that the leads you're onboarding have a good experience using the site.

Your success will be gauged based on the quantity and quality of new users that you and your team bring onto the site's casting system, and the number and quality of projects they end up casting.

Founded in 1960 and reaching millions of entertainment industry aspirants and professionals, Backstage is focused on providing the best career management platform and job marketplace to match actors with performance opportunities. The casting team at Backstage is responsible for working with casting directors, producers, directors, theaters, film schools, and production companies with two goals in mind: Providing the best opportunities for talent to apply to; and helping content-creators discover amazing talent for productions. The Casting Success Manager will help to spearhead growth in regards to pitching Backstage's state-of-the-art online casting services to new content creators.