Grove: Coconuts Brand Studio is hiring a Business Development Manager

Photo by Headway on Unsplash
Photo by Headway on Unsplash

Grove is the shiny new in-house studio at Coconuts which produces content and entertainment for the many brands we work with across Singapore, Thailand, and the region. Our full suite of services includes producing branded video, articles, graphic design, and experiential content in addition to advertising campaigns that appear on our publications Coconuts, BK Magazine, and Soimilk.

 

We are seeking a sales whiz with a proven track record, equal parts hustle and heart to join our Grove business development team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and develop strategies to target big brand clients by understanding their business and ways in which we can work with them, from media services to 360-degree creative and video campaigns. 
  • Negotiate and close advertising sales and content production deals with clients ranging from large multinational brands to advertising and media agencies to local businesses.
  • Achieve and surpass monthly, quarterly, and yearly sales targets.
  • Use CRM to track and facilitate sales.
  • Keep clients happy, ensuring that they receive the highest level of sales and operational customer service.
  • Grow and maintain strong relationships with key decision-makers at brands and agencies.
  • Ideate big creative campaign ideas working closely with Grove’s creative team.
  • Work closely with Grove’s account management team on campaign management with the aim of delighting our clients to keep them choosing us. Reporting directly to the head of business development.

 

Requirements:

  • Fluent in speaking, reading, and writing English
  • Ability to speak, read, and write in Bahasa Melayu, Bahasa Indonesia, Cantonese, or Tagalog is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in any field
  • At least 3 years of experience in digital media or marketing industries, in a sales or marketing role 
  • Experience in business development for both media and creative/video services would be a bonus
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills
  • An optimist and a good team player

 

Does that sound like you? Then apply by sending your CV to Clarissa at clarissa@coconuts.co.