Beijing

Partnerships Director - Greater China

UNIT9 is looking for a bilingual (English and Chinese) speaking Partnerships Director for Greater China. As Partnerships Director you will be the face of Unit9, responsible for representing some of the most cutting edge and creative work in the world. You will build long-lasting and lucrative relationships with Agencies and direct clients alike, with a keen eye for identifying opportunities to help grow the overall business. You’ll play a key role in establishing UNIT9 as an award-winning creative production partner with agencies and brands  in China.

Reports to: Head of New Business

Based in: China Mainland Major Cities, ideally Shanghai / Beijing.

 

Profile:

You will be driven by innovation and creativity in advertising. You will be passionate and knowledgeable across all of the latest technology platforms and innovations. Especially the unique and emerging digital ecosystem in China.

You will be an excellent communicator, capable of presenting creative ideas in a compelling and engaging manner.

You will have a proven track record of commercial delivery in a creative environment

You will have an existing network of contacts across the agency and client world.

You will relish working in a high-paced and collaborative environment

 

Partnerships Director Tasks:

Responsible for client servicing, operations and partnership development for brand direct / agency work from the Greater China region with a specific focus on mainland China. Your responsibilities will also extend in supporting and developing relationships for ad hoc briefs that originate from elsewhere in the EU, UK, ME and the rest of the world.

Responsible for maintaining and growing new and existing client relationships by negotiating and closing deals across Unit9’s diverse offering

To implement a client contact strategy to strategically and proactively target clients via various channels with a view to open up a conversation to showcase our offering as a business.

Presenting creative proposals to clients and key decision-makers with creative leads and support other team members

Client management across the whole project lifecycle, working closely with the production team and  acting as an escalation point when needed

Attend regular status meetings and work with our clients to find solutions to business problems by keeping abreast of industry updates

Interface with Executive Producers and Lead Producers who are responsible for the day-to-day communication with clients and the production of client business.

Acting as point-person with key influence across cross-functional teams whilst meeting deadlines and ensuring high quality creative

 

Performance:

To meet and where possible exceed the overarching Sales target set by your Business Director.

Sales target tracking will be assessed quarterly alongside any performance-related bonuses (as per below)

 

To apply:

Please send your CV and salary expectations to yifei.chai@unit9.com