Sales Director

Location: Lisboa, Portugal

Department: Sales Department

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced


TAPTAP Networks sits at the epicenter of innovation in the marketing and advertising world. As mobile advertising and marketing technology multinational corporation we specialize in data-driven branding strategies for large global brands. Our mobile native heritage dates back to 2010 when we started bridging the gap between offline and online through user data profiling, context and attribution.

TAPTAP developed the Sonata Platform to lead the evolution of a world with increasingly blurring lines between advertising and marketing and offline vs. online through mobile-powered data. Through Sonata TAPTAP has achieved global scale serving clients in over 70 countries through its 9 offices in Europe and the Americas.

Our Personality: We are ambitious, demanding and optimistic go getters. We are non-conformists, we are intrapreneurs, working hard together as a team to drive and achieve our ambitious growth plans. In short, we smell opportunity where others see vulnerability.

Responsibilities of the role:

We are looking for a Sales Director with at least 7 years of experience in ad sales in the mobile and/or digital space to spearhead the transfer of campaign budgets towards mobile mainly through Media Agencies and also directly through Advertisers.

The best candidates are new business achievers (Hunters, not Farmers) who have a good knowledge of the digital/ mobile sector and the respective media agencies in the Portuguese market. The winner is a team player with clear client orientation and with strong ability towards adapting in an extremely fast moving environment.

The attitude is that of proactivity towards new challenges being able to prioritize and work under pressure without compromising interpersonal skills while providing the best-selling smile :) The best candidates have a natural born tendency for innovation, continuously keeping updated on the new intricacies of a complex industry while being able to explain these in a simple manner.

During the first months you will be assigned to several commercial accounts which you will manage, basically in order to:

  • Accelerate the use of our platform Sonata, increasing significantly our revenue run rate (PaaS model).
  • Achieve the final transition from a media sell business model to a data driven branding projects through our technology, closing and delivering several vertical pilot projects (DDB model).
  • Increase the TAPTAP ́s strategic positioning in the whole ecosystem, maximizing the advertisers branding investments, sided with their strategic corporate goals
  • Identify key brands into the main media agencies in order to build strategic long-term relationships, backed by Sonata.

On a day to day you will directly work with the local team, working also closely with the Spanish Sales and Platform support teams in order to ensure the best advertising campaigns & projects results possible.

Experience & Requirements:

  • +7 years in digital/mobile ad sales
  • Interest in digital world and new technologies
  • Interest in learning and sharing knowledge with the other team members
  • Experience working in a startup or small teams preferred
  • Team Player
  • Detail oriented, well organized, and ability to multi-task in a results oriented business
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Results-driven with strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently, quick learner and self-reliant
  • Elaboration of advertising proposals and strategies that add value
  • Fulfillment of the objectives established by the company

The offer includes a competitive compensation package + bonus + sales commission.

Salary Range: Depending on experience and expertise.

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