Key Account Executive - Consultant

Commercial – Sales: Sales Local General /
Consultant /
Since 2014, Acast has been creating the world’s most valuable podcast marketplace, building the technology which connects podcast creators, advertisers and listeners.

Its marketplace spans more than 100,000 podcasts, 2,300 advertisers and 400 million monthly listens. Crucially, those listens are monetized wherever they happen - across any podcasting app or other listening platform.

The company operates worldwide and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. Acast is listed on the Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market (ACAST.ST)

About the role
We are looking for a driven and passionate Key Account Executive (Consultant) to be Acast’s first boots on the ground in Hong Kong. This is a consultant opportunity, starting as a 1 year contract.

The Key Account Executive will be responsible for managing their own individual agencies and client patches and driving revenue into our business across our local and international content partners.

With podcasting becoming a mainstream media habit, the opportunity is large and exciting. Our ad-tech is best in class, we are developing more and more agency relationships in Hong Kong and wider markets across Asia, and our premium content partners are growing rapidly. This is an amazing opportunity to join one of the most exciting scale-ups in the world and help shape the business in a new region at early stages.Passion for podcasts is an absolute must. 

What you´ll do
•You will be responsible for your own portfolio and with the guidance of our Key Account Director (Singapore based) you will develop advertiser revenue in the region
•Passionate about developing our clients’ business
•You will sell audio ads, sponsorship, and branded content
•You will work closely with the content team to understand commercial opportunities 
•You will liaise with our International team in Europe as well as other Acast teams in Australia, US and more.
•You will play an active role in helping Acast’s offer grow in the region
•You will write and create media proposals in excel and keynoteYou will be responsible for reporting and upselling based on post campaign reports

Who you are
 •You have confidence in presenting and building relationships
•You are a freelancer or consultant looking for a new opportunity - or have the ability to set up your own consultancy
•You love meeting new people and you love pitching 
•You have a great passion for brand storytelling & advertisingYou have an ability to deliver results in a timely and precise manner 
•You have excellent written and spoken English
•You are flexible and a team player

An added benefit if you have experience of working in a fast-paced media environment such as podcasting, radio, music streaming, video, and digital publishing, or experience from the agency side 

We believe that in order to succeed in this role you should have an energetic positive attitude with an eagerness to learn and grow. You're motivated by working at a hugely exciting scale-up where you can exhibit your entrepreneurial spirit whilst being supported by an established company.

This is a consultant opportunity, starting as a 1 year contract.
Acast is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin or any of the other wonderful characteristics that make us different.

Culture is our number one priority as a business. We believe people come first, and we work every day to enable autonomy, continuous improvement and bring out the best in people. We’re global and have remote teams, so it’s even more important that we strive for an open, inclusive and caring environment where everyone feels visible and welcome. We consider ourselves a modern organization driven by strong values to create the best, most fulfilling and nurturing culture.

We very much look forward to finding the next great person to join our cause!