Account Director/Sales Director - Ad Tech Start-Up

  • Location

    Chicago, Illinois

  • Sector:

    Sales, Agency Sales

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    US$120000 - US$170000 per annum + Double OTE and Equity

  • Contact:

    Dan Bolter

  • Contact email:

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


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Account Director/Sales Director - Ad Tech Start-Up - $120,000-170,000 base + Double OTE and stock!

Chicago - Hybrid

About the company

Founded just a couple years ago, this very well funded business are making waves in the Programmatic and Advertising space to become already major players. Their Cookieless solution and Proprietary technology means that they are in a fantastic place to grow from.

With some great funding and incredible backers, they have hired some very impressive staff to support their US growth which has doubled in size this year and is expected to do the same next year!

This role will have you working in and selling into the New York region and across the East Coast, reporting into their Head of Sales and with a dotted line into the MD.

You'll be calling on Holding Co Agencies and Independents so they really need someone with strong contacts in the region who can leverage them for the tech platform.

The Role

As a Sales Director, you will:

  • Sell into all the major agency groups in your region with a focus on the Holding Co agencies but also into Independents too
  • Do your own prospecting and pipeline managing but with the support of Sales Planners and a full marketing team in their European office
  • Be a mentor and leader for more junior members of the team
  • Close and manage your own pipeline


  • Experience working in Ad Tech or Media Sales, ideally in an Ad Tech environment
  • Ideally have experience selling to both Agencies and Brands direct
  • Have strong Agency contacts, ideally in Holding Cos
  • You have a great track record of winning large pieces of business
  • They're also open to people coming from Account Management or Agency backgrounds who want to step into Sales
  • Ideally some experience in Programmatic
  • Ideally have come from an Account Management background.
  • Passionate, ambitious and driven to join a rapidly expanding and high flying start up


  • Flexible working hours
  • Equity
  • Health, Dental and Vision cover
  • Generous 401K
  • Semi remote working with a Manhattan based office
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Stock options
  • Bespoke 121 training
  • Exposure to senior business processes and the founders of the company

Apply Now

You can apply for this role now by sending us your CV or by calling us now!

Daniel Bolter

VP North America


Sphere Digital Recruitment currently have a variety of job opportunities across digital so feel free to get in touch with us to find out how we can help you. You can see more of my current vacancies by looking at my profile here

Sphere Digital Recruitment are specialists in placing marketing, sales, analytics, product and creative ​talent globally.

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