Posted on :
24 Dec, 2009
Google Inc is a multinational public cloud computing and Internet search technologies corporation. Google hosts and develops a number of Internet-based services and products, and generates profit primarily from advertising through its AdWords program. Google South Africa recruits Agency Relationship Manager
This position is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
At Google, we organise and change around our users and customers. Google’s Sales team embodies that pursuit: We’re devoted to finding relevant solutions that meet our clients’ changing advertising needs. In that regard, Sales does more than simply make money for our company. Our efforts focus on the ways that Google technology enables the world’s biggest advertisers to enjoy immediate and accountable communication with the consumer.
The role: Agency Relationship Manager
As a Google Agency Relationship Manager, you’ll collaborate closely with agency representatives, serve as their ambassador within Google, evangelise new Google products and technologies throughout the agency, identify sales and business-development opportunities, and develop and manage strong relationships with agency influencers and decision-makers.
You’ll also collaborate with Google’s Direct Sales teams to exchange knowledge regarding client needs in specific industry sectors. Among your many attributes, you are persuasive, gregarious, self-starting, a natural leader, and skilled at solving problems and explaining complex issues.
Evangelise Google within the advertising agency community.
Solidify executive relationships and drive revenue growth with targeted agencies.
Define and implement a national strategy for agencies in conjunction with the overall Google strategy.
Work consultatively with agencies and educate and train them on third-party strategy.
Prepare and attend customer meetings, presentations, and contract negotiations.
BA/BS preferred with a strong academic record; MBA a plus.
Strong online sales and business development experience.
Substantial experience in advertising sales/marketing.
Established relationships and presence within the agency marketplace in South Africa.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Fluency in English.
Visit http://www.google.com/jobs/africa/agency-relationship-manager-johannesburg/index.html to apply online