Managing Director, Americas

Content Media Supply Chain

Managing Director, Americas

Location: Americas

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Are you ready to take the next step in your career to Managing Director level? We are retained by our client, an innovative technology leader in Media and Entertainment to find just the right person to take the lead in achieving new revenue growth and leadership development of the team across the Americas region.

As a key member of the Executive Team, you will have the unique opportunity to shape the future of the company across the Americas market. Your primary responsibility will be to drive the development and economic performance in the region, leading a talented team of 30+ encompassing sales, operations, and customer success roles with a focus on collaboration and alignment with European headquarters.


What you’ll be doing in this role

  • Drive Growth: Accelerate revenue growth by exceeding sales targets, acquiring new customers, and cultivate relationships with existing clients.
  • Strategic Leadership: Develop and execute strategic initiatives to enhance the visibility of the company in the market and support revenue expansion at global accounts.
  • Team Management: Lead, manage, and coach the existing Americas Team, with a focus on personal growth and development whilst also ensuring project delivery, long-term profitability, and contract renewal objectives are made.
  • Market Insights: Provide valuable market and account information to the Product Organization, ensuring the needs of the Americas market are integrated into the Global Product Roadmap.
  • Executive Collaboration: Play a pivotal role within the Executive Team, contributing to strategic decision-making and the realization of short-term performance goals.


About you and what we’re looking for:

  • Results-driven complex SaaS software sales management executive with a focus on financial performance.
  • Previous experience in running complex projects and a track record of driving profitable growth.
  • Ideally, several years of experience in the Media & Entertainment Broadcast Industry with a strong network of industry decision-makers.
  • Methodical, process-driven, and transparent leader with analytical skills.
  • Fluent in English; proficiency in Spanish is highly desirable to support the development activities in Latin America.
  • Collaborative leader with strong relationship-building skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a Management Team and balance individual needs with collective goals.

Sound like you?

If the answer is yes, then we’d like to hear from you!

Please email for a more detailed discussion about this opportunity so you can find out:

  • Who the company are and what its vision is.
  • Focus of the role, including challenges and opportunities during the first 12 months.
  • About the team and the company culture.
  • Who you’d be working for and their management style.
  • How you’d be supported in this role, so you have the best chance of success.

Diversity and Inclusion

808 Talent is committed to providing equal treatment and equal opportunities in the selection of candidates on behalf of its clients. Candidates will not be discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation. These are protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010 and every individual will be treated with dignity and respect.

Our commitment to supporting Gender Balance within the Broadcast & Sports Media Tech industry

Research shows that women are 16% less likely than men to apply for a job after viewing it, if they don’t meet 100% of the criteria. If this sounds like you, please do reach out and speak with us because this opportunity could still be right for you. Even if it’s not, we’re always happy to discuss your specific career goals within the industry so we can best support you in achieving them.

About 808 Talent

Founded in 2014 by Ben Swanton, 808 Talent is an international recruitment consultancy serving the global Broadcast & Sports Media Technology community. We provide tailored talent solutions in Commercial & Sales, Professional Services and Research & Development. 

Get in touch

All enquiries to Ben Swanton, CEO at 808 Talent

Global office based in UK

+44 (0) 203 752 2895

+44 (0) 7917 772731