General Manager (Location Bangkok)

444 Media is looking to hire a General Manager (GM) to manage the companies regional presence in Bangkok. Reporting to the MD, the role will manage business development, client services, and operations – and execute on the company’s sales, marketing and growth strategies in the region.

Reporting to the MD, the GM’s responsibilities will include;
  • Manage the regions operations, including sales, client service and delivery planning, as the lead company representative for the area
  • Producing and implementing the companies regional strategy within the territory in collaboration with the CEO and MD
  • Developing commercial, client service and delivery processes within the region together with the companies core management team
  • Hiring and managing growth managers, account managers, and digital production staff as required matching service demand and supply
  • Motivating, performance managing, supporting and leading all regional staff ensuring highest performance standards
  • Developing and executing an area marketing and business development plan to attract target clientele
  • Producing short and long range revenue forecasts, client reports, and capacity plans, balancing workload and delivery effectively
  • Providing Digital marketing expertise and insights to clients and staff, being the resident company expert in the region
  • Attending sales meetings with prospects, consulting with clients on digital marketing and media strategies
  • Leading client pitches, presentations and commercial negotiations, as the key point of contact for the company
  • Producing commercial proposals, cost estimations, and client contracts for approval
  • Developing campaign project plans, account plans, and delivery schedules in collaboration with head office delivery teams
  • Being the first point of contact for client and staff escalations, resolving them timeously
  • Liasing with Head-office management and delivery teams on capacity planning
  • Designing, implementing and regularly optimising regional processes to maximise productivity and performance
  • Conduct ongoing staff training and information sharing sessions on companies plans, processes, systems, and digital offerings
  • Representing the company in digital industry and client networking events as an ambassador for the company

Qualifications and Experience
  • Undergrad University Degree in Commerce, Economics, Entrepreneurship etc
  • Advanced commerce or technical degree such as MBA, MSc / Mcom in Digital a distinct advantage
  • 10+ years business management experience, with direct responsibility for AOP’s and P&L within a division
  • Minimum 4+ years working experience in a Digital solution environment, preferably Digital Marketing
  • Track record in Digital Marketing Business Development, Sales, Marketing, Client Services, and Production
  • Knowledgeable in all Paid, Owned and Earned Digital Platforms (Platform Certifications a plus)
  • Well networked in the local Digital Industry, with a deep understanding of the Digital market
  • Experience in developing and producing Digital Campaigns for various clients and industries
  • Abreast of latest Digital Marketing digital tools, technologies, platforms and channels
  • At least 5+ years people management and leadership experience with direct reports
  • Strong ability to translate creative or business ideas into plans, proposals, projects and commercial strategies
  • Exceptional English communication (Read, Write, Verbal)

If you would like to apply, please email your Resume and Cover Letter to organ@444media.com

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