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Director – Ad Sales & Solutions




Saavn is the world’s largest South Asian focused music streaming service with millions of monthly active users. We are 200 entrepreneurs, across New York, California, Mumbai, Gurgaon, and Bangalore, who help music lovers access, discover, and listen to their favorite music across all languages and genres. We blend digital technology, data analysis (which we have affectionately coined Music Science), and a strong, fearless business acumen to reach all corners of the globe.

Through partnerships with Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Shazam - to name a few - Saavn reaches more music fans than any other South Asian service. Our award-winning mobile products, partnerships, and thought leadership have been featured in some of the world’s leading publications, such as The New York Times, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The Economic Times, The Times of India, CNBC, and many more. We are well-funded by some of the world’s most successful institutional investors and global media companies, including Tiger Global Management, Bertelsmann, Steadview Capital, Liberty Media, Mousse Partners, Quilvest, and a number of strategic individuals. Beyond investing, these are advisors and supporters of our vision, our passion, and our collective ability to deliver a revolutionary music experience as the leader in India.


At Saavn, we ignite passion and performance to work towards a collective goal: building a mobile entertainment ecosystem and the best possible music experience for hundreds of millions of people. From in-office performances by some of the world’s most beloved musicians to opportunities for international travel, Saavn offers a dynamic and unconventional work environment. We believe creativity and technology blend together like sweet melodies. When you choose Saavn, you join a diverse world of high-caliber techies, artists, and inventors, hailing from companies like Yahoo!, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, Qualcomm, HBO, Microsoft, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, Quikr, MSN, and NDTV. We are amongst the few digital companies that provide tremendous opportunities for high-tech work in Mumbai, that one would have to otherwise seek in Silicon Valley.  Our value-based, people-first work culture is about empowering every individual on our global team to be a catalyst for change in this dynamic digital world. Every day is an opportunity to bring your thinking to life, and to expand, learn, and grow. No idea is left unconsidered. No voice is left unheard.


  • We are looking for experienced business leader who has worked in digital media ad sales.
  • The candidate should have great relationship with advertising agencies and brands and should be able to open doors and conversations started with their experience.
  • Will be responsible for driving revenue, growth & customer satisfaction. Provide leadership to the day-to-day operations of the brand solutions department, while maintaining focus on the company's strategic goals.
  • Reporting to: Senior Vice President – Brand Solutions


  • Actively pitching to brands and presenting them with creative brand solutions.
  • Interpret brief from clients to understand the brand positioning, key Marketing Challenge, Brand/Initiative Objective and resources available (duration of activity, budgets available, other supports available etc)
  • Work with internal teams across content, ad-ops and data to create compelling solutions for clients including rollout plan, budgets, logistics etc,
  • Owns revenue targets and pushes for them actively. Should be comfortable with owning growth numbers.
  • Needs to work with internal stakeholders and ability to work with teams.
  • Champions ad-space, properties and campaigns internally to help drive revenue further.
  • Ensure strict discipline in collections and a healthy cash flow
  • Lead and influence a successful and experienced team of Sales managers.
  •  Monitor, analyze sales, market trends and develops an effective strategic sales plan


Needs to have strong contacts and relationships in the industry across clients and agencies. Both offline and digital like Isobar, Reprise media, Resultrix, Performix, GroupM, Omd, Zenithoptimedia, Dentsu, Carat media

A performer with proven track record.
Self-motivated and revenue driven
A mix of Agency & Brand experience is a plus, having run ad sales for a brand and owning revenue targets is a must have.
Should be a Brand Solutions professional with experience of 8-10 years in digital media
Having worked on verticals like Media/Entertainment, BFSI, FMCG/Auto is an added advantage
Should have the ability to deliver under pressure.


At Saavn, we blur work and play, and you get all the perks of a global company.  You will get to work with a dynamic group of entrepreneurs, who are delivering results and working zealously across time zones to make a difference in the way the world experiences music.  We love what we do, and we think you will too.

  • Group Mediclaim
  • Fun Fridays
  • Flexible vacation policies
  • Free healthy (and unhealthy) lunches & snacks
  • Saavn-sponsored team outings



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