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Sales Manager, Osaka

Job summary
Permanent contract
Salary: Not specified
No remote work
Experience: > 5 years
Skills & expertise
Generated content
Problem-solving skills


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Job description

We are Outbrain.

We’re one of the world’s largest content recommendation platforms, delighting audiences with engaging, personalized content recommendations while serving as the primary engagement partner and platform for the world’s top digital media companies.

Outbrain is seeking an energetic, data-driven, and customer-centric Sales Manager to join our growing team. They will learn to build relationships and establish clear lines of communication with prospects, clients and internal team members.

The ideal candidate is analytical and an enthusiastic self-starter who is ready to dive in, identify opportunities for clients, respond to inbound requests, and drive the best possible customer experience in a dynamic environment.

As with all Outbrain positions, we're looking for someone who is resourceful, bright, proactive, a go-getter, works well independently and as part of a team, and who will be passionate about what they do.

A day in the life

  • Planning and implementing strategies to develop and acquire new clients
  • Solution-based sales to solve clients' issues
  • Hearing about the client's business and marketing issues
  • Planning, proposal, and execution of native advertising strategies, KPIs, and analysis methods with an awareness of overall optimization
  • Fixed-point observation of KPIs, analysis, and reporting of improvement measures (in collaboration with the customer success team

What You’ll Bring

  • 5+ years of sales experience (preferably as a section chief or leader in BtoB sales)
  • Work experience in the advertising industry (regardless of years)
  • Ability to manage and execute multi-tasking tasks
  • Strong commitment to work
  • Ability to find and solve problems
  • Team player
  • Native Japanese speaker
  • TOEIC Score exceeding 700

More than snacks!

  • Hybrid working: three days a week from the office and two from home
  • Be part of our success with our equity program
  • Wellbeing benefits like medical checkup allowance

We Recommend #LifeAtOutbrain

Outbrain is an equal employment opportunity employer and committed to diversity and inclusion at all stages of recruitment and employment.

Our company culture is welcoming, dynamic, diverse, global, and built on top performance.

Did you know "trust" is one of our core values? We apply this value to our day-to-day by working collaboratively on a global scale. With managers and teammates often sitting in other countries and time zones, we value communication, patience, and open-mindedness to all cultural backgrounds. We encourage all ideas, and everyone gets a seat at the table!

Our team is made up of individuals who are approachable, resourceful, passionate, and proactive. We foster a sense of belonging through our Employee Resource Groups –employee-led groups in which we debate topics and drive change. From OB Green (environmental), OB WE (women empowerment), OB Good (charitable initiatives) to OB4E (diversity, equity, and inclusion), you’ll be able to share your passions with likeminded people.

Dive into the Outbrain experience via our Instagram account!

Hungry for more? Have a closer look at #LifeAtOutbrain exploring our company manifesto, Youtube channel , Outbrain Culture blog and social media channels Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.

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