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Account Director, Linkedin Marketing Solutions



Marketing & Communications, Sales & Business Development
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Company Description

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, built to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. Our products help people make powerful connections, discover exciting opportunities, build necessary skills, and gain valuable insights every day. We’re also committed to providing transformational opportunities for our own employees by investing in their growth. We aspire to create a culture that’s built on trust, care, inclusion, and fun – where everyone can succeed.

Join us to transform the way the world works.

Job Description

As an Account Director, you will be responsible for developing and delivering a sales strategy that will assist in hitting growth targets by growing our current customer base. You will do this by providing digital marketing strategy to our clients to help them reach their business and marketing objectives.

This role focuses specifically on accelerating growth amongst hi-potential clients within SG and SEA markets. The candidate we are looking for is a senior individual contributor who is client centric, a solutions driven self-starter excited by the challenge of partnering customers early in their LinkedIn Marketing Solutions journey.

At LinkedIn, we trust each other to do our best work where it works best for us and our teams. This role offers a hybrid work option, meaning you can both work from home and commute to a LinkedIn office, depending on what’s best for you and when it is important for your team to be together.


  • Secure media budgets by building trusted advisor relationships with senior stakeholders in customer business and media agencies via phone, tailored emails, events, social selling etc.
  • Develop a sound understanding of your client's business challenges, competitive environment and needs; understand client's success metrics and develop campaign strategies to execute on LinkedIn platform
  • Build relevant sales narratives that encompass holistic aspects of digital marketing, content marketing, branding and lead generation that help clients achieve their marketing objectives
  • Develop and execute solid sales plans, provide accurate forecasts, take ownership of managing pipeline, balance assigned book of leads with self-prospects to balance upside / downside risk
  • Maintain productive relationships across business including holding regular meetings, aligning on account priorities and using common documentation to monitor progress
  • Achieve operational excellence including CRM hygiene, customer engagement and systems proficiency
  • Work closely with Leadership team on projects that contribute to overall market strategy for improving account management and customer sophistication process
  • Evangelise LinkedIn through attendance and speaking engagements at customer events


Basic Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in advertising, sales, marketing, consulting, or media
  • 5+ years B2B sales experience growing Tech & Financial Services customers in SG
  • 3+ years B2B digital media sales within SG / SEA markets

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results through close collaboration with C-level and senior customers, building multithreaded relationships across customer organisation
  • Experience managing and prioritising large portfolio of customer advertising budgets and campaigns.
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate and win deals via consultative selling
  • Data driven storyteller - leveraging data insights to engage and convince client action and investment
  • Strong understanding / experience of SEA media agency landscape a plus
  • CRM and Engagement Tools (SFDC, Salesloft, Gong) experience a plus
  • Fluency in a SEA language is a plus
  • Understanding of internet advertising technology and marketing automation.

Suggested Skills:

  • Solution based Selling
  • Media Selling
  • Collaboration
  • Stakeholder Management

Additional Information

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