Founded in 1998, Classic Driver is a leading international marketplace and magazine for classic and performance cars and the associated lifestyle. The market offers an outstanding selection of cars, bikes, boats and other luxury items from sellers around the world. The magazine attracts passionate readers from more than 220 countries and is highly regarded for its entertainment and editorial quality. Our headquarters are located in Zurich and we run an office in London. We are currently looking to appoint the following positions:


International Digital Sales Account Manager

Location: Zurich 
Employment Type: Full Time
Main Responsibilities
  • Prospect and develop key relationships at senior levels of car and luxury companies to effectively build and maintain ad revenues 
  • Establish resilient & professional relationships and a realistic & reliable account pipeline by prioritising and conducting a significant number of weekly sales calls to win new accounts 
  • Develop sales proposals and tailored ad solutions through own experience and close interaction with the editorial and tech team to create sophisticated & market leading integrated ad formats 
  • Organise and lead high level client sales meetings and presentations designed to aggressively and professionally move the sales process towards agreement in a timely manner
  • Negotiate final agreement points in conjunction with internal staff and prospective client for all digital activity
  • Maintain ongoing communication with clients to assure execution of contract deliverables and maximum program optimisation to maximise advertising a high renewal rate
  • Complete and submit regular call reports (external & internal) and revenue forecasts
  • Lead in managing third party ad-service agency
  • Consistent education surrounding the latest technology, trading platforms, marketing trends and metrics for success is crucial

Minimum Requirements

  • 5+ years online advertising sales experience
  • A solid base of contacts and relationships with clients in the car & luxury business
  • An in-depth knowledge of online advertising with regards to positioning and technology
Preferred Requirements
  • A deep and robust understanding of the brand/product selling and the car and luxury market in general
  • Ability to solve problems and creative thinking 
  • Ability to develop solutions based on customer needs
  • Demonstrated success in online media sales such as conceptual, multifaceted, and profitable advertising campaigns
  • Proven ability to meet or exceed sales goals
  • Highly developed written and oral presentation skills in English are necessary additional language skills are of advantage
  • Entrepreneurial thinking 
  • Experience and strong understanding of
If you are interested in the International Digital Sales Account Manager position please send your application and cv to: