Account Executive - Tabletop / Board Games

Games Jobs - Sales - New York

Job Title Account Executive - Tabletop / Board Games
Job Category Sales Manager,Sales Executive,Business Development,Online / Digital Sales
Job Description Gamer Network is building a team for a new tabletop website and YouTube channel.

This is a major new launch in an extremely exciting sector, and the candidate selected for this role will have a unique opportunity to shape the commercial success of a key new brand.

The successful candidate will learn the role from the ground up, working with a very experienced and capable sales team with a distinguished track record. As part of that, you will get the opportunity to take on the full sales cycle from this new venture and grow into the role as a Sales Executive.

You will be interacting with a deep roster of tabletop publishers and creators advertising agencies and media partners. The role will benefit from you already having experience in a consumer-facing entertainment-focused advertising role, but more than anything a personal interest in the sector will be key.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Work as part of an experienced team to drive the advertising sales for our new Tabletop website and video channel.
  • Support existing clients, and develop new ones, via telephone, email and face to face.
  • Grow revenue and market share, especially through taking new propositions to market.
  • Learn to deal with publishers, advertising agencies and partners and handle demanding, customer-facing relationships in the sector.
  • Use your presentation skills to present to a range of relevant clients, agencies and media partners.

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Demonstrable commercial success in any previous media sales or other relevant role.
  • A strong ambition to sell online / digital media and advertising solutions to tabletop / board games and entertainment clients, agencies and media partners
  • High degree of business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Ability to present to all levels of seniority, both externally and internally
  • Self starter, able to take ownership with a natural sales ability.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral.
  • A strong work ethic with a high degree of determination and drive.
  • A positive attitude and a team mentality

Desirable Skills and Experience:
  • Good standard of education, possibly to college level, or equivalent.
  • Any games industry exposure, with at least a personal interest or passion for the sector.
  • An interest in the technology, entertainment and lifestyle sector in general.

About Gamer Network

Founded in 1999, Gamer Network publishes a range of video games websites including Eurogamer.net, the world's leading independent video games website with local editions in ten European languages, and USGamer, our USA flagship multi-format games brand.

The company publishes market-leading trade resource GamesIndustry.biz, renowned PC gaming site Rock, Paper, Shotgun, games news site VG247 and popular YouTube channels such as Outside Xbox and Digital Foundry.

In addition to its online publications, Gamer Network produces live public events and trade shows including EGX, the UK's largest gaming event, and its sister event EGX Rezzed.

We are also part of the global ReedPOP team responsible for epic pop culture events such as PAX, New York Comic Con, MCM Comic Con, and more.

Please visit www.gamer-network.net to find out more.

Apply!


If you have the drive and ambition to take on this unique opportunity, have demonstrable commercial successes in a previous relevant role, and are interested in joining the team, we'd love to hear from you.

Contact us by emailing careers@gamer-network.net with a CV and cover note, or applying below.
Salary Based on Experience
Location Norwalk, CT, New York
Job Category Sales
Date posted 17/05/2019
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Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Gamer Network using their internal reference ASEETT19.
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