Senior Director of Strategic Accounts

Greater London
27 Feb 2014
27 Mar 2014
Full Time
Contract Type

Senior Director of Strategic Accounts

Yahoo is focused on making the world's daily habits more inspiring and entertaining. We’re committed to bringing our users the best products and the most immersive digital experiences,

personalised to their interests, across screens and platforms. In turn, we create value for advertisers and

agencies by connecting them with the audiences that build their businesses. Yahoo’s digital advertising

solutions deliver a unique, unified approach across premium and audience-focused display, native, video and search advertising.

These products are supported by Yahoo’s data and analytics tools, with insights into the digital habits of more than 700 million people worldwide*. 

Yahoo is looking for a Senior Director of Strategic Accounts who will be responsible for leading and expanding relationships with customers across  Finance, Travel, Autos, Entertainment, CPG, Health, andTech/Telco industry verticals.  

This is an instrumental role to our organisation and reports to the EMEA Commercial Director. The Strategic Account Team at Yahoo is at the front line of helping large companies around the world benefit from Yahoo’s ability to connect brands and consumers.

The successful candidate inspire by leading a team across industry verticals and geographical boundaries. He or she will take to market a deep understanding of Yahoo’s portfolio of products and solutions, develop a strategy and multi-year vision on delivery to grow large accounts by creating lasting, mutually beneficial relationships.

The role’s focus will drive:

  • Significant growth of EMEA accounts and verticals
  • Building and leading a high performing team
  • Building Yahoo’s knowledge and reputation in all core vertical markets
  • Identification of  key trends and areas for growth
  • Understanding and alignment with US strategic initiatives across vertical client portfolio

*comScore January 2014