Regional VP Sales - Central
RemoteUnited States, Illinois, ChicagoSales
Verve Group has created a more efficient and privacy-focused way to buy and monetize advertising. Verve Group is an ecosystem of demand and supply technologies fusing data, media, and technology together to deliver results and growth to both advertisers and publishers–no matter the screen or location, no matter who, what, or where a customer is. With 22 offices across the globe and with an eye on servicing forward-thinking advertising customers, Verve Group’s solutions are trusted by more than 90 of the United States’ top 100 advertisers, 4,000 publishers globally, and the world’s top demand-side platforms. Verve Group is a subsidiary of Media and Games Invest (MGI).
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY.
Do you have a “Sell snow to an eskimo in the middle of Winter” attitude when it comes to seeking, sourcing and securing new business? Do you get excited when someone talks about the death of the cookie and you’re not thinking about a cooking show gone bad? Do you have relationships with the holdcos and other agency professionals who take your calls without going into voicemail hell?
If you answered Yup to these questions, keep reading.
Verve Group is looking for a Regional Vice President of Sales to lead & build a team of sellers in Central US focused on identifying customers and growing revenue within both agencies and brands. We want a leader who will drive master service agreements with the major Agency “holdcos” in collaboration with executive leadership and other RVP counterparts (NOTE: if you have to look up what a holdco is, this job is not right for you).
We want a leader to provide market feedback to product & executive teams and help establish best practices in team collaboration and selling to agencies and brands. You will be working closely with the revenue operations team, ensuring that your team is consistently utilizing the CRM system for accurate forecasting, ability for marketing to leverage data to drive awareness and lead.
Still interested? Great! We would want you to participate in annual business planning inclusive of your region’s bottom’s up revenue forecasting, identifying revenue growth opportunities and necessary resources needed to support fast growth You would spearhead strategic efforts in developing and structuring all facets of a winning partnership with agencies and brands inclusive of terms, commercial agreements and overall value proposition. And if that wasn’t enough, you would work with our Marketing & Sales teams to identify vertical market strategies to win top brands per vertical as we build our roster of Top 200 brands.
You would be joining a fast-growing business that is rapidly evolving (did you blink? A new innovation just came up. Yeah, that fast). If you enjoy the challenge of taking the complex and making it simple; if you’re not afraid to roll up your sleeves to work with stakeholders across the globe; if your stories can deliver meaningful impact, then let’s chat, shall we?
While we like making job descriptions fun, we are a team that is hyper-focused on results–and we want to see YOUR proof.
Our team has needs, and we’re looking for someone who can complement the skill sets of a really cool team across the globe. Here are our requirements for this role.
8+ years’ experience selling digital, mobile, DOOH and CTV - strong experience in CTV is a plus!
Knowledge and experience selling media both directly as well as programmatically
Success building and leading winning sales teams
Strong existing relationships with agency and brand executives
Ability to develop and maintain relationships with senior-level managers and clientsRespected personal brand in the industry
You should be a strategic problem solver
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Enjoys working hard but finds balance in their life through other interests
A sense of humor is a plus
WHY VERVE GROUP IS RIGHT FOR YOU.
Not to sound like a cheesy flight attendant speech, but we know there are a lot of options and opportunities in the marketplace. We always appreciate it when anyone thinks of Verve Group as a potential stage in their career path.
We also know that there needs to be a fit on both sides. So here’s a little something more about us that you should know–and that you should think about as you apply for the role.
We’re a global team of marketers. While our accents and time zones change, our focus on producing “good work” does not.
Our diverse products covering the entire spectrum of the advertising ecosystem have been brought together via strategic acquisitions — all with the aim of changing advertising for the better.
We believe that process and planning lead to creativity and speed, but we’re not stuck in our ways. If there is an opportunity, we’ll move quickly.
Content is key to company growth. Your creativity, data-driven mindset and opinions matter. The proof is in the pudding, type in “Programmatic” in your search engine and you’ll find our content (see Match2One by Verve Group).
We’re growing like crazy…and we’re not slowing down. This year the Marketing team has grown 150%.
Learn about the entire advertising technology industry. Every ad tech acronym lives under one roof here and if you don’t know them you will learn on the job.
We’re changing the way the advertising industry works by thinking here and now about the next generation of advertising technology. We want to pave the way for brands and publishers to connect with relevant consumers.
WHAT WE OFFER.
A very competitive salary…with room to grow as your career evolves
12 paid holidays
3 wellness/ social responsibility days
401(k) Retirement plan with company match
Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
Parental Leave Policy
Employee Assistance Program
FSA & Commuter Benefits
Pet Insurance (ask the pets here–they love it!)
Identity Theft Protection
Wellness Reimbursement Program
Learning and Development Stipend
English and German Language Classes
Work/ Travel Program
Verve Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
So, whaddaya say?