Country Director- Asia

Firstly - Expires on Sep 15, 2020
  • Country
  • Location
  • Job Type
  • Experience
  • Eligibility
  • Singapore
  • Not specified
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • 8+ years
  • Expat and local
Function
Sales / Business Development
Job Category
Information Technology / IT
Salary
Competitive

Job Description

Firstly is hiring Country Director-Asia for our client who is a tech-based platform offering tech-based solutions for Marketing and Advertising Industry.

We are seeking a Country Director who can take the helm and lead the Accelerator and investment strategy for our clients business. Your focus is to invest in the best founders, companies and support them from ideation to exit.
You will actively recruit, select, mentor and guide founders through challenges, critical decisions, strategy, tactics, securing investment, making hard decisions and celebrating their wins.
The MD sets the strategic direction and investment thesis of the program, including developing a curated team of mentors, investors and business advisors. The MD has ownership of the program success and partners with our central operations teams to ensure the exceptional delivery of our programs.

You will report directly to the CEO -Asia Pacific.

Job Responsibilities :
  1. Develop a strong reputation as the integral solution for successful cross-platform video advertising across the walled gardens of YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
  2. Hire a stellar crew of commercial sellers and account managers.
  3. Build operational practices in unison with the peers.
  4. Finally – and most importantly – build commercial partnerships with media agencies and their brand clients.

Job Requirements

Qualification and Experience :
  • At least 8 years experience as a commercially focussed leader from the marketing/advertising industry.
  • Based in Singapore and has connections and network within the marketing and advertising industry,
  • Demonstrative leader of leaders and core understanding servant leadership
  • Strong investor mental model and demonstrative results of your investment decisions, good and bad
  • Entrepreneurial empathy - Must have founder experience, preferably been through failure and successful startups as a CEO
  • Comfortable with a minimal amount of direction and high expectations
  • Ability to command a room, public speaking and community development is key

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