Sales Manager Singapore

TripAdvisor, Singapore

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Why this job is excellent:

We are looking for a smart and energetic online advertising sales professional to help grow the company's rapidly expanding CPM/display advertising business in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. This role will be based in Singapore.

What you’ll do:

This person will be responsible for maintaining and growing revenue from existing and new clients across the following markets: Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. The individual will be responsible for tier one travel and non-travel categories/clients covering hotels, airlines, finance and other categories.

What we need from you:

The successful candidate must be a team player that enjoys developing and presenting an advertising based, revenue-generating idea/opportunity in answer to a marketing challenge or brief.


The position requires outstanding sales, communication and a gift for developing and maintaining relationships, and an exceptional understanding of digital media. The right person for this role is able to perform in a fast-paced highly changing marketplace and is driven to meet and exceed revenue targets. The best person for the job is a communicator, a listener, a presenter and negotiator and demonstrates ease at dealing with Marketing Managers and Directors, Account Directors, Strategy Directors. 

  • At least 4-5 years of media sales experience - the majority being in direct outside sales meetings face-to-face with clients and advertising agencies.
  • Premium placed on traditional media experience with large clients and their agencies.
  • University degree (or equivalent) required or real world experience in the communications industry.
  • Familiarity and knowledge of the Southeast Asia communications industry is essential.
  • Knowledge of the travel industry is a bonus.
  • An understanding of the media sales process including traditional media and/or online is required.
  • Good computer knowledge of software programs such as Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Highly effective at verbal and written communication, including the delivery of presentations is essential for success in this role.

In addition, the ideal candidate will demonstrate the following competencies

Flexible and open to change and new information; adapts behaviour and work methods accordingly

Grasps the essence of new information; recognizes own strengths and weaknesses; pursues self-development; seeks feedback.

Exhibits integrity though fair and ethical behaviour toward others and a demonstrated sense of corporate responsibility and commitment.

Treats colleagues and partners with respect: considers and responds appropriately to the needs, feelings, and capabilities of different people

Can be relied upon to ensure that projects within areas of specific responsibility are completed in an appropriate and timely manner and acknowledges mistakes, learns from those events and is able to move forward productively

Identifies and analyzes problems; distinguishes between relevant and irrelevant information.

Ability to balance time to market with a solution and make the right trade-offs along the way

Strong analytical skills: understands and utilizes metrics relevant to role

Clear communication through expression of facts and ideas in a clear, convincing and organized manner

Good business judgment when making decisions and always considers the relevance/impact of each decision on the business


About TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site*, enabling travelers to unleash the potential of every trip. TripAdvisor offers advice from millions of travelers, with 500 million reviews and opinions covering 7 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions, and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features — checking more than 200 websites to help travelers find and book today's lowest hotel prices. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 390 million average unique monthly visitors** in 49 markets worldwide. TripAdvisor: Know better. Book better. Go better.

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