Digital Advertising

Sales Director

Hometalk, Inc. is a lifestyle brand, publishing home and garden, food, and fashion content daily to a large audience of 7M monthly active users and 2.8M email subscribers. Hometalk owns and operates three sites which include hometalk.com, foodtalk.com, and upstyle.com, and has created apps for iOS and Android. Additionally, Hometalk has a large presence on social media channels such as Pinterest (10M+ followers), Facebook (12M followers), Instagram (325K followers), and TikTok (209K followers) as well as CTV channels on Roku, Comcast, Amazon, Samsung, and Vizio.

 

Every day we strive to uphold our mission to empower people to create by providing inspirational and instructional content for the hundreds of thousands of people coming to Hometalk for inspiration every day.

 

Hometalk provides a unique opportunity to work with our network of +800 influencers to create genuine, authentic branded content for our growing network of DIY brands by working together with seasoned marketing, content, and development teams to execute any deal.

 

Hometalk is seeking an entrepreneurial, experienced, go-getter sales director to spearhead direct sales efforts and drive significant sales revenue as well as awareness of the amazing assets that have been built. This is a unique growth opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a growing business unit within a popular, high-growth company looking to grow its direct sales efforts.

 

In this role, you will be responsible for creating new sales offerings in addition to the existing ones. You will own the sales process for the company and be responsible for selling Hometalk’s existing branded content, video, PMP, native and direct offerings.

 

Overall Role & Responsibilities:

  • Help shape and build Hometalk’s sales strategy and processes 

  • Develop new business through prospecting and own network of contacts

  • Maintain and up-sell some of the existing business

  • Establish a deep understanding of our products, ideate strategic solutions based on client briefs, and put together proposal responses

  • Develop and execute sales plans, metrics, goals, budgets, and revenue forecasts.

  • Lead all facets of the sales cycle including prospecting and researching the marketplace, presenting, negotiating, and closing sales.

  • Collaborate with the marketing, data, and editorial teams to plan and carry through on the execution of the deals.

 

Requirements

  • 4+ years of experience selling digital media, with a proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales goals

  • Knowledge of ad serving and campaign management processes and metrics and an excellent understanding of the digital media landscape

  • An established network and the proven ability to determine and connect with the right high-level decision-makers and reach top-tier brands

  • Results-oriented individual who strategically and creatively pursues business with energy and drive

  • Self-motivated, passionate, and an enthusiastic, contributing team member, with the ability to work independently with management guidance and supervision

  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral

  • Great team player with a desire to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

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For consideration, please submit your resume and a cover letter with relevant experience.

Send your CV to: Marcy@hometalk.com

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