Business Development Associate

Sales and marketing
Full-time
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Mid Valley City, Kuala Lumpur

About The Job

 
JOIN US and be part of our amazing team here at INFLUASIA which operates WORLD OF BUZZ (WOB), Lobak Merah and NOODOU media platforms. As Malaysia's #1 Urban English news site, we serve and engage with millions of audience monthly!

Responsibilities: 
  • Promoting the company’s services by aggressively seeking creative ways through researching and networking to bring in digital advertising revenue for the company. 
  • Deliver and close powerful sales pitch to prospective clients, typically to Marketing Managers, Media Planners and media agencies. 
  • Build and maintain a close relationship with new, potential or existing clients. 
  • Meet monthly and bi-annually targets and KPI’s set by the company. 
  • Generate leads, set up appointments, prepare sales deck and pitch the company’s services to prospects. 
  • Initiate sales emails and calls to increase leads and then negotiate and follow up accordingly to close deals. 
  • Attending events, networking sessions and performing additional initiatives during or after hours to generate sales leads and promote awareness of WOB’s services. 
  • Responding to client’s briefs and goals by working closely with the editorial team and management to provide integrated campaign ideas and solutions. 
  • Display superior customer service and support by attending to client’s needs at all times. 
  • Develop proposals for potential prospects. 
  • Negotiate advertisement rates with management and follow up with payments from clients. 
  • Work autonomously and as part of the team to deliver individual and group targets. 
  • Prepare daily sales reports when required. 
  • Actively participate in discussions with management and colleagues on campaign ideation and execution, sales strategies and initiatives to drive digital advertising revenue. 
  • Build industry and sales knowledge through learning, researching and attending relevant courses for continuous self-development outside of work.

Remuneration structure: 
Basic Salary + Flat Commission + Performance Commission + Monthly Incentives
  • Basic Salary: From RM2,000 to RM4,000 monthly (depending on experience)
  • Flat Commission (5% of every sale): RM1,500 - RM10,000 in average monthly 
  • Performance Commission (Up to 10% of total sales in 6 months): RM10,000 - RM20,000 in average bi-anually 
  • Monthly group target incentives

Job Requirements

 
  • Excellent in written and spoken English 
  • Able to speak clearly, confidently and persuasively 
  • A people-person who loves networking and is great at building relationships 
  • Aggressive, committed and results driven 
  • Highly motivated, positive and outgoing personality 
  • Prior experience in digital advertising sales is a plus 
  • Proficiency in all 3 main languages is a plus 
  • Required Skill(s): Language, Speaking, Communication, Negotiation 

Our Culture

COOL STUFF HERE

  • Performance review. Outstanding efforts and dedication is highly valued, recognized and rewarded. 
  • Random, fun initiatives and activities. We work hard, but we party hard too! 
  • Opportunity to be part of our regular video shoots as casts and be 'femes' 
  • Attend exclusive media events with special privileges. As media, we do receive exclusive invitations to events, premieres filled with goodies and more! 
  • Young, fun & fast-paced working culture.
  • Abundance of growth, opportunity and fun awaits you at WOB…and also the occasional free pizzas/food.

ABOUT US

 
INFLUASIA consist of Malaysia's most prominent digital publications namely WORLD OF BUZZ, Lobak Merah and NOODOU driven to inform, entertain, inspire and ultimately engage with the mass public. The company plans on growing beyond their current formidable reach of over 200 million users on social media and more than 10 million readers on their portals per month to ensure that INFLUASIA will remain a key player in the digital media industry. 

The company first started out from WORLD OF BUZZ (WOB), which is currently Malaysia's largest English Social News site, serving and engaging with millions of audience monthly! We are the #1 lifestyle & entertainment news portal in Malaysia supported by a strong team of young (and talented) adults!

We’re a company growing at a rapid pace, that started humbly from the bottom with our blood, sweat and tears and we are currently looking to expand further. We are seeking for enthusiastic individuals who are keen to help grow this company together! 

Are you creative, passionate and exceptional in writing? 
Fun, witty and have a go-getter attitude in whatever you do?
Or are you able to deliver and close powerful sales pitches? 

Then we want you! 

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