LinkedIn Account Director in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

LinkedIn was built to help professionals achieve more in their careers, and every day millions of people use our products to make connections, discover opportunities and gain insights. Our global reach means we get to make a direct impact on the world’s workforce in ways no other company can. We’re much more than a digital resume – we transform lives through innovative products and technology.

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We are looking for an Account Director to join our Marketing Solutions team in showcasing LinkedIn as the premier place for brands to market to the world’s professionals. You will be responsible to meet and exceed revenue targets by growing our customer base through hunting new business, farming current accounts, and delivering excellent customer service. You will work closely with your support teams and cross functional partners (account managers, data & insights, agency, and marketing) growing revenues while producing return on investment and brand awareness for our agency and client partners, in Hong Kong.

Responsibilities:

  • Build strategic sales plans for your portfolio of clients

  • Engage and strategize with senior-level executives to demonstrate how LinkedIn can drive business impact for their business

  • Interact and collaborate across our global footprint of offices

  • Proactively present and articulate platform research and industry-specific trends

  • Conceive and pitch our marketing solutions to advertising agencies and direct clients

  • Command, report and forecast sales activity - from prospecting target accounts and contacts to closing deals and renewing

  • Update and create sales proposals and manage advertising agencies and marketers

  • Generate revenue and hit/surpass target quota

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in marketing, business or related field

  • 5+ years of experience in digital marketing/sales, with 3+ years in a revenue generating role

  • Mandarin language skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven track record of success

  • Excellent Communication Skills - verbal and written

  • Experience structuring and managing complex digital advertising solutions

  • Experience preparing sales proposals, forecasts and account planning

  • Knowledge of the ad-tech industry and the ability to explain it in ordinary terms

  • Possess relationships with key marketing decision makers in Hong Kong and with agency contacts

  • Ability to successfully drive revenue through the development of long-term strategic relationships

  • Cantonese language skills