Business Publisher Specialist (Mumbai)

Affinity.com (http://www.affinity.com), a global contextual Ad Network, is seeking a talented, highly motivated and dependable individual who has the ability to win business for our range of display ad products from local and global original content publishers. This position calls for a person with strong communication and networking skills, an aggressive sales drive, above average intelligence and emotional quotient, strong negotiation skills, ability to work with sales targets and in-the-know of latest industry trends. The role is based in Mumbai and includes frequent domestic travel and occasional international travel.

Responsibilities

  • Acquisition of publishers to use Affinity’s suite of display monetization products
  • Identifying potential revenue opportunities, upselling and cross-selling products to meet regional revenue goals and helping publisher partners monetize their ad inventory globally with valuable account optimization recommendations, competitive insights, and performance-driven strategies.
  • Execute business development plans for global markets
  • Developing business proposals
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest buzz and trends in the industry
  • Develop sales strategies and establish action plan (lead list, timelines, approach, etc) to achieve mutually acceptable targets
  • Hand hold the client through the setup phase
  • Interact with multiple teams on product, technology, ad sales, to ensure your publisher requirements are heard

Required Skills

  • 3 to 5 years relevant experience in online advertising industry
  • Managed/Handled direct key ComScore and Alexa top 200 publisher accounts portfolio across different content verticals and media channels.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong sales capabilities
  • Should be able to do business with people from different cultural backgrounds
  • 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
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects
  • Should have an eye for detail & passion for perfection – you won't let crap get by you
  • Persuasive
  • Well versed with MS-Office applications like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Avid Internet User

Benefits

Leave travel allowance, medical allowance, conveyance allowance, bonus etc. are a given everywhere & here at Affinity too. However, we strive to go beyond the usual & the drab. If a young competitive work environment, casual dress code, flexible working hours, on-the-house snacks, movies, sports events, flexible leaves, 5-day work week (Mon-Fri), recreational facilities (Pool, TT, Foosball, etc.) are your cheat-codes, then you're sure to win at Affinity.

We are a company, which realizes that its employees are its most important assets & hence we strive towards providing a conducive work environment which is flexible, professional, prospering, stable, innovative and truly international in scope. If you wish to build a career with a thriving, fast-paced and cutting-edge technology company that offers personal & professional growth, we sure do want to hear from you!

About Affinity

Founded in 2006, we are world's leading contextual ad network. We build innovative advertising media and monetization solutions for Advertisers & Publishers.

Our advertising media and monetization solutions are delivered via Affinity's Global Pay-Per-Click (PPC) & Display Advertising Networks. Both these networks help 100,000+ Advertisers reach out to their target audience by delivering over 50 Billion ad impressions each month.

This is achieved through exclusive contextual ad distribution via our network of 10,000+ premium publishers and syndication channels from across North America, Western Europe, Middle East, South-East Asia, India and Australia.

To apply, please send your resume to careers@affinity.com