Director of Sales,

About Big Happy

Big Happy is a fast-growing startup that combines the next generation of mobile focused creative with publisher media to create an interaction across publisher web pages that wows the modern-day consumer and drives brand outcomes. As the leader in highly engaging 2D and 3D mobile ad creatives, Fortune 500 brand partners are constantly tapping into our end-to-end mobile targeting and creative platforms to reach their audiences on the go, or at home – wherever they may be.


Big Happy is looking for a high energy Director of Sales to drive new business and awareness of our proprietary ad platform to the world’s most cutting-edge brands and media agencies in NYC. Reporting directly to the Head of Revenue, this salesperson will be responsible for managing a small team as well as building a portfolio of accounts within a select list of strategic growth agencies. An extensive list of contacts and the ability to develop new client relationships is paramount to being successful in this role. While our experienced team has resources to help you win, the applicant must be a self-starter that can come up with solutions proactively and independently. We are a small but mighty team that thrives on individual leadership, creative thinking and personal accountability. 

Position & Responsibilities:

  • Strong desire to operate as a player/coach - helping two AE’s growth current business while also focusing on cracking your own new business from select Tier 1 agencies.

  • Hunter mentality laser focused on new business and maintaining/growing current business. 


  • Ability to build a rich pipeline of new business by creating a well-researched prospect list and a disciplined outreach strategy.

  • Solution-based selling focus by seeking to understand clients needs and brand challenges in order to build effective mobile media plans. 

  • Innate ability to want to win through hard work and perseverance.

  • Ability to convey back challenges in the market to leadership and product marketing teams. 

  • Meets all deadlines for project requests and special tasks as outlined by sales leadership and executives.

  • Willingness to take advice and learn from sales and executive leadership.

  • Highly motivated team player with the ability to learn and grow with peers in an extremely fast paced environment.

Job Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Advertising, Marketing, Business or similar relevant field

  • 5+ years experience selling digital media to agencies and brands with proven track record of success

  • Player/coach or direct management experience with desire to mentor, manage and inspire

  • Deep relationships at major NYC agencies and direct clients

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively interact with stakeholders at all levels and across various mediums 

  • Deep understanding of the media ecosystem - specifically agency hold companies, programmatic, rich media providers, attribution partners, 3P data providers and general consumer trends across the industry

  • Strong sense of accountability with the ability to maintain a clean and accurate pipeline/forecast

  • Technical skills: Boostr, Google product suite, MSFT product suite, Sellercrowd, Clearslide, ZOOM, Slack among other general digital products


  • Strong competitive base salary with chance for backend OTE and escalators

  • Team Happy camaraderie and encouragement every step of the way as we celebrate the wins and opportunities to fail fast and learn and continue on your upward trajectory in your career

  • Unlimited upside, competitive pay and a suite of employee health benefits and perks

  • Big Happy provided laptop (Mac or PC based on preference)

  • Participation in Big Happy Stock Program

  • Ability to be yourself and be successful and valued for your contributions


  • NYC - 3 days in the office

  • Total Compensation $300k-$420k

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