Milano – Business Development Manager (m/f)

upday GmbH & Co. KG is a recently founded subsidiary of Axel Springer SE.

Using the „upday“ content platform we want to combine the latest technology and great journalism in a unique way. We are growing and need your specialist knowledge and commitment, your creativity and passion for a mobile driven lifestyle.

An international, young team is waiting for you, full of fantastic talents. upday combines the freshness of a startup with the entrepreneurial spirit of an established parent company.

Your Profile
BA Degree or higher and 2 to 3 years experience in digital sales, preferably sales of mobile products and/or in developing commercial partnerships
You are passionate about technology and digital mobile advertising
You simply love selling
Building up a great relationship with partners and winning their trust belong to your strengths
You are service-oriented and love developing solutions together with your clients
You are creative and able to develop new offerings and business models for mobile apps
You know the ecosystem for programmatic sales and have an overview on the Demand Side Platforms
You understand the interdependence of the direct and programmatic sales
You can deliver great results under time pressure
You are well-structured
You love meeting (potential) business partners and love business travelling
You love PR and have strong emphatic communicational skills
You are an Italian-speaking person with advanced level of English
Your Job
You will be responsible for the direct sales: your focus will be the Italian market in terms of direct sales and you will also manage the relationship to the ad sales partner in Italy
You will build and develop the network of our advertising clients and work closely with our ad sales partner
You will develop new business models such as content partnerships and develop a network of relevant business partners
You will work with the responsible international sales stuff to populate and further develop existing and new business models
You will work with the product to further develop the advertising product and new business models
You will work with a manager responsible for programmatic selling and together decide on the common sales strategies and building up a network of business partners in the area of programmatic sales
You will work with the Italian country manager to organize business events
You will create and produce native advertising contents and will be responsible of sealing deals with Italian publishers to distribute their contents
What we offer
A position that offers a great deal of responsibility and impact
The chance to collaborate with talented colleagues and develop new business models for a content app
Being part of an international, very exciting and revolutionary project
A young, dynamic and fun team with experienced colleagues from different departments of Axel Springer (tech, product, marketing, journalism)
The latest equipment and digital tools
Competitive salary and contract
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