Senior Account Executive - West Coast USA

Games Jobs - Sales - North America

Job Title Senior Account Executive - West Coast USA
Job Category Sales Manager,Sales Executive,Business Development,Sales Director,Online / Digital Sales
Job Description Due to the continued global growth of our very successful network of websites and YouTube channels, Gamer Network now has a requirement for an ambitious Senior Account Executive to drive commercial relationships in the west coast region of the USA.

You will be working with the games industry’s biggest games publishers, developers, brands and media agencies, and this role will act as our key interface for supporting and managing these strategic relationships for our network across the full spectrum of commercial partnerships.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Driving the development of new and existing commercial relationships with key advertising partners and advertising agencies.
  • Deliver face to face presentations detailing all aspects of Gamer Network’s portfolio and services.
  • Work alongside our existing commercial team to increase revenue.
  • Devise, propose and deliver, multi-faceted, creative media campaigns to both publishers and agencies.
  • Deal with the full spectrum of clients and partners, from games publishers, developers and agencies.
  • Helping to deliver the commercial strategic vision for Gamer Network in North America

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Strong media sales experience in a relevant role within the games industry.
  • Demonstrable ability to succeed in a client-facing, commercially-oriented, media, account management and/or sales role.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a range of games, entertainment, retail and technology clients, as well as agencies.
  • High degree of business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Instinctive ability to manage and grow positive relationships.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral.
  • Strong work ethic with a high degree of determination and drive.
  • Positive attitude and a team mentality
  • Show passion and excitement about the computer games sector.

Desirable Skills and Experience:
  • Existing, extensive and well established relationships with games industry marketers
  • Knowledge of the games industry, with a personal interest and 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 USgamer, our north american flagship multi-format games brand, and Eurogamer.net, the world's leading independent video games website with local editions in ten European languages. 

The company also publishes the market-leading trade resource GamesIndustry.biz, games news site VG247, and PC gaming destination Rock, Paper, Shortgun, as well as popular YouTube channels such as Outside Xbox and Digital Foundry. It also represents several partner websites including NintendoLife.

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

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

Apply

If you can demonstrate that you have the gumption to do the role, we’d love to hear from you!

Contact us by emailing careers@gamer-network.net with a CV, or applying below.

If you have any other questions about the role, please contact James Grant via email who will be delighted to assist you.
Salary Based on Experience
Location West Coast, North America
Job Category Sales
Date posted 15/01/2018
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