Work With Us

< Back to all jobs

Performance Sales Manager


Close Date

Outbrain is seeking a highly motivated, self starter sales manager to join our APAC operation as part of the Performance Marketing team in Sydney. Performance marketers are a key customer segment for Outbrain in APAC. Driven by Cost-Per-Acquisition goals, their marketing activity is centred around showing a demonstrable ROI per campaign, in the form of sales, leads and other high-value actions. Our clients are brands, affiliates agencies, performance agencies and start ups that have been successful in utilising Outbrain as a channel for reaching and acquiring new customers and sales.

The successful applicant will be able to fulfil the following tasks:


  • Self-starter with strong outreach skills. Able to source new clients and build a revenue pipeline, turning prospects into partners.
  • Source, pursue and close deals with performance buyers- able to be flexible to deal with the different types of performance marketer personalities (brands, agencies, affiliates etc).
  • Prospect new business, make in-person presentations to clients, build relationships and negotiate contracts.
  • Manage a growing pipeline and accurately forecast new business closure rate and revenue booked
  • Work closely with sales management to consistently achieve and exceed revenue goals, as well as to identify emerging trends in the marketplace
  • Working closely with clients to fully understand the goals and KPIs they wish to achieve and then ensuring Outbrain’s strategy and technical setup is aligned to these

Excellent Collaborator

  • Able to work effectively as part of a team and liaise across multiple stakeholders (both internal and external) to achieve objectives
  • A great communicator who can respond quickly in a fast-moving environment


  • 1-2 year’s experience of sales in the digital/online marketing industry
  • Ability to proactively work with high profile clients independently and within a team environment
  • Excellent quantitative skills and a proven ability to monitor, identify and present performance metrics
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive, motivated worker with ability to build strong relationships internally and externally
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft applications, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to execute efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Web analytics experience (e.g. Google Analytics, Omniture, Web Trends, Mediamind, Doubleclick, YouTube, etc.) – big advantage







Drive More Traffic

Get links to your content recommended across more than 100,000 publisher sites. It's easy to get started with low daily budgets and flexible CPCs.

Get Started

Game For More Traffic?

The Outbrain Challenge.

Steve Strauss, The & Senior Small Biz columnist, USA TODAY, took the Great Outbrain Challenge.

Read On

400+ Employees & Growing

We're Hiring

We're looking for more great folks to join our team worldwide and if you're "Outbrainy," we want you.

Apply now

What's New at Outbrain

Outbrain + Visual Revenue, Inc.

Outbrain is happy to announce the acquisition of Visual Revenue, a union of content discovery and editorial decision support.

Learn more