Facebook Industry Manager - Automotive in London, United Kingdom
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.
Facebook is looking for a strong, experienced leader to help build and manage a team of Sales and Consultancy Professionals to sell and deliver Facebook’s marketing solutions to large advertisers within the Automotive space. In this role, you will lead a highly talented team who serve our advertisers and partners on a daily basis. You will assume general management responsibilities while serving as a cross functional liaison; working with product, sales, business development, marketing and finance to drive Facebook’s most important strategic priorities.
In this fast-paced environment, you will wear many hats, providing guidance and direction in multiple functional areas. You should be comfortable with change and passionate about general management and consultative selling. This role is based in our London office.
Play a critical role in building, training and managing a talented, motivated, highly consultative sales team
Build and manage a team of Client Partners and Client Solutions Managers, providing mentorship, guidance and career development to members of your team
Build C-level relationships to help penetrate large organizations to develop full-funnel marketing solutions
Exceed sales, pricing and yield goals
Develop scalable operations solutions and improvements to support Facebook’s continued advertiser growth
Work seamlessly between sales channels and business functions to continue revenue growth
Execute projects involving quantitative analysis, industry research and strategy development
10+ years of consultancy or sales experience and 5+ years of management experience, digital or advertising industry is a plus
Automotive industry knowledge and strong personal network
Experience in Brand Strategies, Brand Advertising and Media
Passionate mindset and drive for success
Strong analytical and strategic planning background
High public speaking and excellent pitching qualities
Excellent team player
Ability to effectively operate with high energy and flexibility in a fast-paced, constantly evolving team environment
Ability to effectively influence and communicate cross-functionally
Ability to build relationships offering a consultative sale to clients and partners
Proven track record of reaching and exceeding sales revenue goals
Consulting sales experience a plus
BA/BS degree, MBA a plus