Sales Director - Broadcast & TV Platforms Europe
The Sales Director Broadcast and TV platforms Europe will be responsible for growing Deluxe media supply chain and distribution business across Europe, and especially Germany, France, Spain and Italy.
About the Company

Since 1915, Deluxe has served as the trusted partner to the global entertainment industry: from the major Hollywood studios to new global content platforms, as well as leading local content producers, broadcasters and distributors around the world.

Our comprehensive offering of creative post-production and digital delivery solutions enables our clients to enhance and maximise the value of their content globally. 

We provide an end-to-end suite of services unrivalled in breadth, scale and global scope: high-end audio and visual post production for television and film; content management; content marketing; content localisation; and IP-based global distribution.

Deluxe is a c. $1billion Los Angeles-based company with operations in over 25 countries around the world. 

Whilst the International business of Deluxe comprises less than half of the revenue of the business today, we expect this share to increase substantially as we lead the international growth agenda for the business.

Deluxe is a best-in-class employer, with over 8,000 of the most respected technologists and artists in the industry. 

We foster a culture of ingenuity, passion and collaboration to support our clients and our people, in all their endeavours. 

Our company values follow.

Be Pioneers: We innovate and push for boundless creativity through curiosity.

Pursue Diversity: Different views and experiences are advantages. Our global presence gives us perspectives that drive better business.

Act with Integrity: We are honest and forthright in our dealings. Building trust builds a better company.

Take Ownership: We are accountable for ourselves, our colleagues, our clients and our company.

Collaborate: Together we are stronger. We deliver more success through shared goals and mutual support.

Exceed Expectations: We understand our colleagues’ and clients’ needs and always exceed expectations.

About the Sales Team

The Sales Team is a team working directly with the Senior Vice President of EMEA Sales. 

The team is tasked with growing the Deluxe business with Studios, Distributors, Broadcasters and Platforms across the whole Deluxe solutions and services portfolio in Europe and in the Middle East.

The Sales team is the driving force behind which the European and US organisations line up to power Deluxe expansion. 

The Sales Team is composed of talented individuals who hunt and lead engagements, manage accounts and close deals with autonomy and drive at executive levels with the largest Global TV and Media groups.

The sales team is responsible for creating a strong sales pipeline and provide precise reporting about it.

The team works under common sales processes and makes sure the deals pursued are contributing to Deluxe objectives in terms of top line and profitability.

The team works very closely with the pre sales and product organisations and engages with colleagues from around the world to ensure the International sales strategy and actions align to global strategies.

The team are critical influencers of senior executives across the world, and get exposure to a breadth of experience and support from the global leadership team.

About the Opportunity

This role will provide extensive exposure to the Senior Vice President of Sales EMEA, and to senior leadership across the business, globally. 

Deluxe is a dynamic organisation, working in a transforming industry. 

You will have the opportunity to make an impact, and the ability to shape the strategic agenda of the business, as well as how the team and strategic thinking develops in the future. 

The team is seen as a pipeline of exceptional talent for the business and performing well in this role can open up a number of moves into sales leadership roles in the future.

This role will be a perfect fit for someone who has been working for a software/ hardware vendor, a service provider to Broadcasters and TV platforms across the German, French, Spanish and Italian markets.

Job Rationale

The Sales Director Broadcast and TV platforms Europe will be responsible for growing Deluxe media supply chain and distribution business across Europe and especially Germany, France, Spain and Italy.

The Sales Director will be a key contributor to the elaboration of the Sales Strategy and Tactics to achieve Deluxe ambitions in the region.

The Sales Director will lead and own opportunities from conception/joint business foundation, through to deal closing & concluding contract negotiations.

Main responsibilities:

  • Drive business development activities to generate new sales leads. Build a funnel of opportunities in line with Deluxe sales strategy and profitability targets
  • Establish sales strategies and tactics to win deals. Obtain all internal approvals required to close the deals. Develop negotiation strategies and tactics for the entire engagement.
  • Identify and engage C-level decision makers to accelerate sales cycle.
  • Develop and own the proposals in alignment with Deluxe strategy and profitability requirements
  • Contribute to marketing initiatives around product marketing and product management.
  • Participate in the development of the broadcast and platform services offering including for example strategy development, partnering discussions and work-shops
  • Align offering with other parts within Deluxe
  • Provide visibility on the business via accurate reporting. Create and track sales forecast and sales pipeline using Salesforce.
  • Act as Deluxe ambassador to industry events.

About You

You will have:

  • 5 - 10 years of Broadcast and Media sales experience in Europe, especially around media supply chain and distribution
  • Proven track record of 6 digits minimum deals closed with Tier 1 companies
  • Solid network of contacts within the European broadcast and media industry
  • Self-starter attitude with entrepreneur mindset
  • A consultative approach to sales, selling business case based solutions to C-level executives
  • Strong presentation skills both in creating and delivering presentations and proposals to customers
  • Good degree of numeracy and understanding of financial metrics and performance
  • Team work & collaboration skills
  • Full existing working rights for the EU.

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