Business Development Manager - DoneDeal & Adverts

Sales · Dublin, Dublin
Department Sales
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

About Distilled 


Distilled combines Irish owned Distilled Media Group and Adevinta from Barcelona. Together we command No. 1 positions in real estate, motors and general buy and sell with our hugely popular online marketplaces, and

Our goal is to win in our core markets and grow our positions as the leading Irish websites for our advertising brand partners. By working closely with brands we aim to connect advertisers with our broad audience and deliver on their key marketing objectives in a smart and engaging way.


What’s the opportunity


As a Senior Business Development Manager you will identify new customers and creative ways to drive more businesses to benefit from DoneDeal’s wide range of dealer solutions.  Passion, customer focus and seamless execution are some of our core cultural values. 

The team is focused on solution based sales and helping sellers and buyers navigate the complexities of the car buying journey.  This is a unique opportunity to work as part of a progressive and collaborative team at the forefront of digital sales in Ireland.

What will I be doing?


Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Become a trusted advisor to our clients, recommending appropriate media and subscription solutions to satisfy their needs
  • Build successful relationships with key decision makers to increase and expand on revenue opportunities.
  • Identify sales opportunities in both our existing client portfolio and through active prospecting.
  • Hit and exceed sales targets on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • During customer interactions, offer industry insights, market intelligence and internal observations of the customers’ business that advances their priorities, opening new opportunities for the customer and DoneDeal together
  • Develop, lead and direct resources where needed to support customer and sales objectives
  • Be focused on client needs, sharing insights and feedback with management.
  • Be willing to become an expert in CRM systems to increase your sales capabilities (Salesforce experience a bonus).
  • Analyse and report on sales statistics to determine business growth potential in line with budgetary requirements
  • Be an expert in pipeline management and forecast reliably, handling both short and long sales cycles
  • Plan and execute media campaigns, successfully and creatively developing client accounts 


What skills do I need?


  • At least 2 years digital sales experience
  • A learning and growth mindset to continue developing 
  • Previous experience in the Irish motor industry a bonus
  • Experienced in successfully handling every stage of the sales cycle
  • Highly motivated and commercially focused sales professional
  • Target oriented with demonstrated experience of achieving targets
  • Have a team-centric approach and demonstrated the ability to put the teams interests first


What’s it like to work here


You will have the opportunity to work with one of Ireland's fastest growing Internet companies. You will get the opportunity to make a significant contribution to our future direction. Projects are exciting and employees are given wide scope for creativity and innovation


Our Values


Our values give us a framework for leadership and daily decision making, they are what make us a great place to work. Although we hail from all walks of life and speak dozens of languages, our staff share and work towards a common goal and vision for the company. Our values are the embodiment of how we behave and present ourselves both internally and externally for our colleagues, our users and our customers.

We have a growth mindset, we like to simplify things, we make things happen, we collaborate across teams, business units and brands, and we're passionate about what we do.


Our Benefits


  • Competitive salary in a dynamic and technology driven environment
  • We help you plan for your future by offering a 5% contribution towards your pension
  • Peace of mind with life assurance and fully paid healthcare
  • Focused career development and progression opportunities
  • If you’re cycling or commuting, we’ve got you covered with the cycle-to-work and taxsaver schemes
  • MacBooks are our standard, but we’re happy to get you whatever equipment you need to do your job
  • We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees
  • A great central location in the heart of Dublin city
  • Our biggest benefit is our friendly and hardworking people!

We are a diverse bunch of people here in Distilled, and we want to continue to attract and retain a diverse range of people into our Company. We do not discriminate based on gender, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, race and membership of the Traveller community.

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