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Agency Lead

  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Sales
  • Regular


About Pinterest:

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. In your role, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping Pinners make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.

Creating a life you love also means finding a career that celebrates the unique perspectives and experiences that you bring. As you read through the expectations of the position, consider how your skills and experiences may complement the responsibilities of the role. We encourage you to think through your relevant and transferable skills from prior experiences.

Our new progressive work model is called PinFlex, a term that’s uniquely Pinterest to describe our flexible approach to living and working. Visit our PinFlex landing page to learn more.

What you’ll do:

  • Establish Pinterest as a leading business driving platform for a Japan agency network.
  • Drive incremental and new business revenue with Japan agency network.
  • Act as the primary point of contact, escalation point and thought leader for your Agencies.
  • Build relationships at the c-level and educate agencies to master the Pinterest ad platform and maximize success for their partners.
  • Continually keep agencies updated with new Pinterest ad offerings so they can present new offerings to partners.
  • Conduct periodic business reviews with Agency leadership and important constituencies.
  • Provide best-in-class client service and partnership across all facets of Agency investment, planning, social and research.
  • Track, analyze, and communicate key quantitative metrics and business trends as they relate to agency relationships.
  • Work cross-functionally to help Pinterest build a world-class advertising platform.

What we’re looking for:

  • PinFlex estimated in-office frequency (e.g. Our PinFlex future of work philosophy requires this role to visit a Pinterest office for collaboration approximately 1x per quarter). For employees not located within a commutable distance from this in-office touchpoint, Pinterest will cover T&E. Learn more about PinFlex here.)
  • 8+ years of digital advertising agency and agency sales experience, working specifically with brand and performance advertising products.
  • Experience working with executive-level business and marketing leaders within agency organizations with a customer focus.
  • Proven track record of managing revenue pipeline with forward-looking predictability.
  • An independent, business-focused creative thinker who is excited to work with leading agency and technology partners.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, attention to detail, and a bias for proactively resolving issues.

This position is not eligible for relocation assistance.


Our Commitment to Diversity:

Pinterest is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best qualified people in every job. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic under federal, state, or local law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you require an accommodation during the job application process, please notify for support.

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