Business Development Manager
Location: Western Cape, South Africa
Requisition Number: 223
This is an exciting role for a Senior Business Development manager to join our growing team of highly motivated sales people. Genius Sports specialises in supplying digital marketing solutions to iGaming clients. We deliver innovative and cost effective programmatic marketing campaigns across all platforms using industry-leading proprietary and third party technologies. Our company and our clients are located globally which adds an interesting international flavour to this role.
The successful applicant will have a background in selling marketing software and/or digital agency services. They will possess a solid understanding of the technical landscape and will be able to convey clearly the benefits of a well-designed digital marketing offering. Key to success in this position will be the ability to discover and understand iGaming client requirements and match Genius Sports’ products and services to those requirements. A proven track record of consistently achieving challenging sales targets is essential.
* Maximising new business development opportunities
* Identifying new territories and opportunities for sale of our services direct to clients and their media agencies
* Identifying key opportunities for product growth in the digital environment and liaising with the product team to develop those opportunities
* Attending overseas client meetings and conferences
* 2 years + experience in a technology company selling marketing software and/or marketing services
* Strong understanding of the digital advertising landscape: Ad serving, Programmatic media buying, DSPs, DMPs, DCO
* Understanding of overall marketing practices
* Excellent communication, Presentation and Interpersonal Skills
* A proven track record of successfully over-achieving sales targets
* Experience in the iGaming industry preferred but not essential
* Competitive basic salary + generous commission structure
* 25 days a year holiday
* Company Pension
* Private health insurance
* Season ticket loan
Genius Sports is a global leader in sports data technology, distribution and commercialization services. We provide innovative and data-driven solutions to sports leagues and federations.
Headquartered in London and across over 16 locations worldwide, Genius Sports is recognized as one of the fastest growing sports technology companies in the world. Founded on integrity, Genius Sports has become the trusted technology partner of hundreds of sporting bodies, including the world’s largest international federations and professional leagues such as FIBA and the English Premier League.
Taking a true partnership approach to working with sport, we distribute official data for organizations such as La Liga, the ATP and WTA. Genius Sports' commitment to sport goes beyond delivering profitable and technical solutions for our partners. We understand that the protection, integrity and successful commercialization of sports data is fundamental to the continued success of the industry. Its future requires those who run sports and those who utilize the data to work closely together, therefore ensuring sport is protected and opportunities are maximized.
capetown, Western Cape ZA