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Digital Sales Account Executive, BBC Global News

Job Introduction

BBC World News and BBC.com/news are international 24-hours English-language news platforms supported by the BBC’s commercial fund. BBC World News television programs cover over 200 countries and regions worldwide and are available to over 380 million households and 1.8 million hotel guest rooms. BBC.com is one of the most respected brands on the Internet, distributing the latest international news and in-depth analysis on computers, tablets and mobile devices to more than 76 million unique browsers every month.

Since 1994, BBC World News has been providing news broadcasts with Japanese translations, distributing high quality news to Japanese television viewers.

On top of broadcasting, by distributing high quality translated content delivered by BBC World News and BBC.com via VOD services, news sites, portal sites and SNS platforms, we aim to establish a substantial presence in the Japanese digital market. We are going to further expand our business in this market by increasing the number of sales representatives in the digital business sector.

Role Responsibility

  • To sell high quality translated content (including articles and videos) delivered by BBC World News and BBC.com to contribute to increasing revenue of the company.
  • To drive revenue growth from our business partners by maintaining and managing existing partners and also by undertaking negotiations for acquiring new accounts and establishing new partners
  • In addition, digital sales representatives are to contribute to supporting digital advertisements on the bbc.com website

Are you the right candidate?

We are looking for digital business sales representatives who have a good understanding of Japan's rapidly changing digital media environment, including social media, industry trends and emerging technologies.

Ideal candidates should have excellent communication skills including English language skills and experience in digital marketing and/or sales jobs.

Package Description

Contract type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo

 

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We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

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