Samsung Electronics America Senior Sales Manager - Samsung Ads, LA (327666) in Los Angeles, California

Senior Sales Manager - Samsung Ads, LA (327666)

Sales, Regular Full-Time, Travel Required 30%

Samsung Electronics America ,Los Angeles California

Mar 12, 2018

General Description

Samsung Ads - Sales Executive, LA

Samsung has developed a proprietary ad platform that leverages unique first party TV data to help brands connect to their audience as they explore content across desktop, mobile, tablets and our SMART TVs.

The Samsung Ad Platform delivers high-quality audience targeting powered by three key components: first-party audience data at scale, world-class data science, and brand-safe cross-device ad inventory.

This Sales Executive, focused on both our owned and operated inventory and audience extension, will be a motivated self-starter responsible for building and growing relationships with agencies across the country in major media markets for the top 100 brand marketers.

The individual should have a passion for TV driven data and have a pulse for new multi-channel advertising technologies. He/She must have deep audience targeting expertise; and have previously worked with cross-device targeting.

This individual should have an existing client base and strong agency experience, including key senior level contacts. This Sales Executive must be able to think strategically, anticipate how buying decisions are made, uncover the business needs of key clients and have a proven ability to close deals. Additionally, this executive will be the consummate team-player and have the ability to work collaboratively across the sales organization within a fluid and fast paced environment. This position will carry an annual revenue goal.

The Sales Executive position is based in Los Angeles with domestic US travel as needed and periodic visits to headquarters in Korea. You will report to the US Head of Advertising. If you're interested in joining a rapidly growing team working to build a unique, world-class advertising sales organization with a relentless focus on design and customer experience, you've come to the right place.

Necessary Skills / Attributes

Desired Skills and Experience

Here at Samsung Ads, we’re looking for an experienced Sales Executive who will use his/her 5-7 years of experience selling digital or TV advertising solutions to successfully grow and scale domestic revenues.

Your ability to interact with top advertisers and their ad agencies will be important as you will use your networking and prospecting skills to identify, develop and manage new accounts that will complement our existing client roster and help you reach your revenue targets.

As an individual contributor, you'll be supported by our world class ad operations team and will benefit from working with a leadership team that is chartering our explosive growth.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop high-level relationships with your customers and serve as a trusted consultant to optimize their advertising growth.

  • Create mid-term and long-term territory plan to grow the advertising business both on and off our Smart TV platform.

  • Work with agencies and brands to integrate the Smart TV platform into their media mix.

  • Be the voice of the customer and communicate market trends and industry shifts, including implications to our products teams.

  • Act as an internal champion for proposed Smart TV advertising strategy across other key Samsung stakeholders.


  • Extensive experience in new business development for traditional TV as well as digital media advertising ( minimum 5 to 7 years)

  • A solid understanding of advertising industry's issues and interest to advancing Smart TV's forward looking strategies within the marketplace

  • Strong track record of high level negotiation with established relationships within the advertising industry

  • Successful internal and external relationship management

  • Ability to interact with agencies and advertisers and experience presenting both over the phone and in-person

  • Experience working in both entrepreneurial and established corporate cultures

  • Demonstrated ability to consistently close sales and generate revenues

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong attention to detail, and good follow-through

  • Bachelor's degree

Company Information

Since being established in 1969, Samsung Electronics has grown into one of the world’s leading technology companies and has become recognized as one of the top 10 global brands. Samsung is currently ranked #2 on Forbes’ “Most Reputable Tech Companies” for 2016 and #6 on Interbrand’s "Best Global Brands” list for 2017.Our network extends across the world, and Samsung takes great pride in the creativity and diversity of its talented people, who drive our growth. As a result of our commitment to innovation and unique design, the Samsung organization is one of the most decorated brands in the electronics industry.

Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, N.J., Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA) is a recognized innovative leader in consumer electronics, mobile devices and enterprise solutions. A wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., SEA is pushing beyond the limits of today’s technology and providing consumers and organizations with a portfolio of groundbreaking products in appliances, home entertainment, Internet of Things, mobile computing, smartphones, virtual reality, wireless infrastructure and wearables, in addition to offering leading content and services related to mobile payments, 360-degree VR video, customer support and more. Samsung is a pioneering leader in smartphones and HDTVs in the U.S. and one of America’s fastest growing home appliance brands.

Samsung's philosophy is based on our strong determination for growth, perpetual innovation and responsibility to corporate citizenship. As part of our Samsung Gives philanthropic platform, we offer companywide Days of Service, a volunteer time off program, and an employee giving match program, so our employees can support causes that are closest to their hearts and choose how they want to give back. Since 2002, Samsung has provided more than $46 million to more than 1,000 public schools and community organizations in the United States through its many citizenship initiatives, including the STEAM-education based Solve for Tomorrow Contest.

At Samsung we work hard every day. It is a fast-paced and challenging work environment, and we are a nimble team that constantly pushes ourselves to be the best. If you have energy, passion, dedication and drive, and you thrive in a fast-paced workplace, the rewards at Samsung are many. Apply today and find out why LinkedIn ranked us as one of North America’s Most InDemand Employers in 2015.

Samsung Electronics America provides Equal Employment Opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law.