Business Manager, Business Development (South), Mobile Advertising (Bangalore, India)

Affinity's subsidiary mCanvas, a mobile story telling ad platform, is seeking a talented, highly motivated and dependable individual who has the ability to carry out new business development and drive growth for mCanvas’s mobile advertising solutions. This position calls for a high level of initiative, an aggressive sales drive, ability to carry out business negotiations, ability to work with sales targets, high awareness of industry trends and news, exceptional networking and communication skills. This role combines elements of Sales, Business Development and Client Management.

The position is based in Bangalore.

Responsibilities

  • Driving mobile advertising sales for mCanvas http://www.affinity.com/m-canvas/ in South India
  • Growing the existing business and adding additional clients who are interested in buying online media
  • Knowing and quickly connecting with all major media buying agencies to be able to liaise with them on a daily basis
  • Owning revenue targets and pushing for them actively
  • Developing sales collaterals and business proposals and media plans
  • Working closely with the client to understand requirements, providing constant feedback, and communicating these with the product development team
  • Maintaining client relations independently along with daily campaign monitoring and recommending improvements
  • Pushing internal stakeholders in the company on new inventory, solutions etc. to grow the business

Required Skills

  • 2 to 4 years relevant experience in online advertising industry
  • Existing relationships with decision makers in the media buying space and a proven track record working with digital advertising networks, agencies and brands
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong marketing abilities along with an aptitude to forecast industry trends
  • Driven, self-motivated, with an inclination towards learning and grasping new concepts
  • Should be a great team player and motivator
  • Creative, out-of-the-box thinker with sharp analytical skills and problem-solving ability
  • Well versed with MS-Office applications like Word, Excel, and Powerpoint

About Us

About mCanvas
mCanvas is an ecosystem of sensory mobile ads that helps brands emotionally connect with their audiences. Every ad is made memorable by integrating phone sensors and device features into the brand narrative. mCanvas is creating 'wow'moments everyday by reinventing formats, building tools and providing a marketplace to run these ads at scale. For more details and clientele, visit mCanvas.com

About Affinity
Founded in 2006, Affinity is an independent advertising technology company specializing in creating brand and performance led advertising products. It owns and operates 3 unique advertising products – mCanvas, SitePlug and Display SSP. For more info, please visit Affinity.com