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Director, Media Sales - South East Asia

Lagardère Sports
Location Singapore
Posted 03/08/2017
Closes 31/08/2017
Sector Media, Technology & Broadcast
Function Business Development & Sales
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary £7635.72 - £7942.26 per month

Job Description

Duties and Areas of Responsibility:

  • Manage the sale and distribution of the media broadcast rights in the Lagardere Sports portfolio as directed.
  • Maximise revenue and exposure of all properties according to pre-agreed sales targets.
  • Establish and manage an Account Management function to provide a full-service operation for key client accounts, including liaison with event Broadcast Service staff.
  • Assist in defining and setting budgeting objectives on an annual basis for sales within the defined territories and operational servicing. Manage the budget process and maximize operational and budget efficiencies within the defined territories.
  • Develop commercial strategies and new business ideas for media broadcast rights distribution, broadcast services and production in the territories of responsibility.
  • Participate in management initiatives to develop current and new business opportunities for the Group.
  • Receivables: follow up on a day to day basis the receivables within your territories, communicate / update the Finance and Administration of the status, any action plan needed etc.
  • Projections: acquire the best knowledge within the territories of responsibility in terms of media rights in all sports assuming that acquisitions will rely on the quality and accuracy of the figures provided.
  • New Business: actively seeking new business opportunities within your defined territories, formally communicating these opportunities to the responsible people and preparing investment proposals for evaluation.

Job Specifications:

  • Minimum five (5) years in sales or media related activities with proven track record
  • Additional experience in production, event related broadcast services and satellite distribution
  • Strong communication, presentation, and language skills.
  • Fluent written and spoken English, an Asian language will be well regarded
  • Highly exposed to, and interacts well with all cross-cultural environments.
  • Able to travel extensively around the Asia and outside Asia.

Contract type: Ongoing contract

Working location: 8 Shenton Way, #30-01, 068811 Singapore, Singapore​

Lagardère Sports

Lagardère Sports is a leading sport marketing agency, with a global network of local experts dedicated to delivering innovative solutions that meet our clients’ needs.