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Account Director, LinkedIn Marketing Solutions

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LinkedIn

Marketing & Communications, Sales & Business Development
hong kong
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
Company Description

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, built to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. Our products help people make powerful connections, discover exciting opportunities, build necessary skills, and gain valuable insights every day. We’re also committed to providing transformational opportunities for our own employees by investing in their growth. We aspire to create a culture that’s built on trust, care, inclusion, and fun – where everyone can succeed.

Join us to transform the way the world works.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Account Executive to join our Marketing Solutions team showcasing LinkedIn as the premier place for brands to market to the world’s professionals. You will be responsible for developing and delivering a sales strategy while motivating a cross functional team that will assist in hitting growth targets by expanding our customer base. You will do this by providing digital marketing strategy to our strategic clients for their business and marketing objectives.

At LinkedIn, we trust each other to do our best work where it works best for us and our teams. This role offers a hybrid work option, meaning you can both work from home and commute to a LinkedIn office, depending on what’s best for you and when it is important for your team to be together.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and nurture strategic partnerships with key executives in business, marketing, and advertising agencies to drive impactful results for our Financial Services clients across Hong Kong and Asia.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and scope out business opportunities, facilitating end-to-end plans and recommendations that incorporate insights, content, measurement, and customer solutions.
  • Demonstrate strong teamwork and exceptional communication skills while flexibly managing the expectations of both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proactively provide insights and intelligence on market trends, research, and analytics to support strategic decision-making.
  • Consistently achieve and exceed revenue growth targets.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for all matters related to the assigned book of business, including the effective management of escalations.
  • Ensure operational excellence and efficiency in all sales operations.


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • 9+ years of commercial experience in Digital Marketing, Technology Sales, Media Sales, and/or Online Advertising, with a proven track record of leading businesses or accounts, preferably with established connections in the Financial Services industry.
  • Business proficiency in English and Cantonese due to market needs


Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to structure, negotiate, and maintain complex and significant strategic relationships, with familiarity in advertising terms and conditions being a plus.
  • Proven experience working effectively within matrix organizations and the ability to garner support from key internal cross-functional stakeholders.
  • A history of success in highly dynamic environments, with a demonstrated track record of generating revenue growth within a demanding portfolio.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with the ability to engage and influence at all levels of an organization.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the capability to design and deliver effective proposals, reports, and reviews.
  • Proven ability to influence decision-makers and cultivate long-term, C-level relationships.
  • Prior sales experience and a track record of generating business revenue with focused clients is highly desirable.


Suggested Skills

  • Strategic problem solving
  • Solution selling
  • Multi-level relationship building
  • Data-driven storytelling
  • Business and commercial acumen


Additional Information

Global Data Privacy Notice for Job Candidates

Please follow this link to access the document that provides transparency around the way in which LinkedIn handles personal data of employees and job applicants: https://legal.linkedin.com/candidate-portal.


Global Data Privacy Notice for Job Candidates
This document provides transparency around the way in which LinkedIn handles personal data of employees and job applicants: https://lnkd.in/GlobalDataPrivacyNotice