Readly Ads / Head of Sales
Sales – Stockholm
Our new business, Readly Ads (RAD), has taken its first steps and will soon go global. Therefore we’re looking for an experienced Head of Sales to join our journey.
About the role
At Readly, we expect you to hit the ground running. To become a successful Head of Sales you’ll need to be driven, business and result oriented and have substantial experience in media sales, for end customers as well as media agencies. Experience from digital advertising is a must for this position and it’s a big (read: huge) plus if you have international experience. You’ll be asked to build, and of course then manage, your own team of 6-10 people (sales and ad-ops) located in Sweden, Germany and the UK.
You’ll need to be a kind and funny person. You understand that, even though your primary responsibilities include driving the development of RAD, you may be asked to chip in elsewhere in the organisation too. Your core areas of responsibilities include (but are not limited to) lead and oversee daily operations for your team and be the face in the market when it comes to RAD. You are responsible for budgeting, pricing and sales strategies and will report directly to the CEO and be part of the management team.
- 5-10 years of experience within Digital Media Sales (knowledge and network)
- International experience
- Strong business acumen
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, both in Swedish and English. German is a plus.
- A genuine interest of the digital transformation
- Proven experience in reaching, and overdelivering, towards set targets
- Excellent mentoring, coaching and people management skills
- Ability to represent Readly (internally and externally) in a professional way.
Working at Readly
Readly has just left the start-up scene and is now well on track to become a proven scale-up with great organic growth. We have a brilliant product and are ready to take on the world! Given that we’re in this stage right now, things change constantly. To enjoy working in this environment, you’re a person who like to try things out and doesn’t mind killing your darlings. You will be part of a company with people, that just like you, are humble team players who love their job and want to help each other to succeed.
Readly's mission is to be on the cutting edge of the digital magazine revolution. We want to reinvent the magazine ecosystem by connecting content creators and publishers with readers all over the world, making content available, affordable and sustainable. Readly is defined by its people - high performing team players with a growth mindset. We believe in transparency, radical candour, freedom and accountability. And oh yeah, we also have a no asshole rule. Launched in 2013, Readly has offices in Sweden, Germany and the UK. Our award-winning app gives you unlimited access to more than 2 700 titles, you can download magazines for offline reading and share it on up to 5 devices. In other words, a great product and a great opportunity for you to work with a global brand that people love.
About Readly Ads
RAD enables you as an advertiser to reach your target audience in a context where they are open to your message. Short lead times and real-time statistics means you can optimize your campaign based on hard facts. In short, RAD gives you a new channel for your digital campaigns, and, can also be used to A/B test your offline campaigns.
In this recruitment process we're cooperating with Smart Recruitment (Chrigström Consulting), a recruitment company that is specialized in Sales, Marketing and Tech positions within eCommerce, iGaming and Media.