Hi!

Thanks for looking at this JD. I am Akshay, the Chief Commercial Officer of theAsianparent. Since we might be working together I wanted to give you a candid look at who theAsianparent is and what we are looking for.

A little about theAsianparent

  • We are the number one parenting content, community and commerce platform in Southeast Asia that aims to help parents have healthy pregnancies and raise healthy children and families.
  • We reach over 30 million users per month on our website as well as app, and are available in 11 languages in 13 countries.
  • We are loved by parents – we created the world’s best parenting app with over 100k ratings at a 4.9 * Rating
  • We produce our own FMCG products, Mama’sChoice, with a range of over 50 safe, natural and Halal certified products for young mothers and their babies
  • We have a world class team – If you join us, you will be working with Roshni (She started and has been running this company for 10 years), Duri (ex-CEO Lazada Indonesia), Nadine (ex Amazon, Yahoo, Rakuten), and me (Johnson & Johnson, SCB) and many more amazing people across our 7 markets (HQ Singapore, Mumbai, Jakarta, Ho Chi Minh, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok)
  • We are a product and technology focused company, and our plan is to scale our revenue growth 3x in the next 18 months
  • We raised our Series C funding at the end of 2019 and our investors include Naver, Vertex Ventures, JD.com and others.

A little about me since we will be working closely together

  • I am originally from India, but have lived and worked in Singapore for over a decade
  • I have nearly 20 years of experience across FMCG and financial services sales, digital media, and product development
  • I am passionate about improving the lives of children and families, gender equality, technology, early childhood education and climate change.
  • I love Muay Thai, Diving, Hiking, gaming and whiskey

Enough about me, let’s talk about you!

Who you are and what we are seeking:

As our Country Cluster Manager (SG, MY, PH), you will be responsible for realising our business growth ambition across Singapore, Malaysia and Philippines and lead a team of 20 media and campaign experts.

You are passionate about growing and leading a team to create a world-class and scalable business that supports the current and future needs of the company and delights our users.

You have probably worked in a technology start-up environment and have at least 15 years of work experience.

The things that you will look at:

Strategy

  • Drive revenue growth via managed and programmatic sales streams
  • Manage relationships with agencies, government and direct clients. Develop deep relationships with new and existing clients to establish theAsianparent as a strategic partner
  • Leverage theAsianparent products and a suite of solutions to establish new business and retain existing businesses
  • Drive the strategic planning process, forecasting, tracking and reporting on sales performance
  • Attend marketing events and seminars as a representative of theAsianparent
  • Collaborate with the greater sales organization; client services, ad operations, and other internal teams to share knowledge, discuss challenges and to share best practices
  • Ensure the campaign delivery team delivers on 100% completion of projects, meets collection targets with finance and recruit the best talent across the cluster.
  • Work closely with the marketing team to track progress of traffic goals in the cluster

Leadership

  • Developing a best-in-class revenue organisation which attracts and retains top talent and allows efficient and speedy agile delivery of scalable solutions for our business partners.
  • Build a strong pipeline of talent across the markets in the cluster

Experience:

  • Possess at least 10-12 years of relevant experience in digital publishing and/or mobile advertising industry or equivalent
  • Strong experience with the Microsoft office suite, Google stack

Personal qualities

  • Demonstrated commitment to the success of the team as a leader
  • Excellent collaborative skills and the ability to be adaptable and agile in development
  • Committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive team
  • Highly organized, strong leadership skills and excellent interpersonal and communication abilities.
  • Strategic thinker with a passion to solve complex problems with technology
  • Understanding of Business Planning and Budgets
  • Cultural Understanding and hands-on experience in a fast-growing start-up environment.

Please send your CV together with the following information:

  • Notice Period
  • Last Drawn Salary
  • Expected Salary
  • Nationality/ Visa Requirement – in case of Singapore based applicants – Singaporeans / PRs preferred

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