Senior Account Manager - Digital Advertising Sales

Games Jobs - Sales - Brighton

Job Title Senior Account Manager - Digital Advertising Sales
Job Category Sales Manager,Business Development,Sales Director,Online / Digital Sales
Job Description Due to our continued sales growth and successful brand portfolio within the digital games media sector, we have a requirement for an ambitious Senior Account Manager to take on a new segment within our advertising sales team and drive new revenue areas for the company.

Working with the biggest games publishers, ad agencies and media partners, this role will take full advantage of Gamer Network’s leading position in the market to bring new forms of digital marketing and sponsorship opportunities to our roster of clients, agencies and partners.

This will suit a forward-thinking, ambitious, and experienced Account Manager, who is used to dealing with major clients and is ready to step up into a senior role, or is already at that experienced level and is looking for a fresh and challenging new media proposition to take to the market.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Work autonomously and as part of a team to lead the media advertising sales cycle with a diverse range of direct and agency clients, and media partners.
  • Manage new and existing client relationships via telephone, email and face to face, in particular the ability to present and pitch to major agencies and media owners about new and progressive digital marketing concepts.
  • Achieve traction and grow market share within emerging and often very competitive new advertising media sectors and platforms.
  • Play a role in the full lifecycle of media advertising, from prospecting leads to pitching, tendering, and delivering media advertising, to reporting and campaign follow up.
  • As a Senior Account Manager, a high level of ownership and accountability is key to this role, including continuous communication with management and media partners.

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Demonstrable ability to succeed in a demanding, client-facing, commercially-oriented media sales or account management role.
  • Ability to sell online media advertising solutions to videogames, entertainment and technology clients, agencies and media partners.
  • Instinctive ability to manage and grow relationships, especially with major media agencies.
  • Ability to present to all levels of seniority, both externally and internally.
  • High degree of business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit.
  • 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.
  • Show passion and excitement about the videogames sector in general.

Desirable Skills and Experience:
  • Good standard of education, ideally to Degree level, or equivalent.
  • Any knowledge of the games industry, especially online gaming, streaming / video media, social media, influencers and sponsored content.
  • 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 gumption to take on this unique opportunity, have any demonstrable commercial successes to point to 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 Brighton
Job Category Sales
Date posted 02/07/2019
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Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Gamer Network using their internal reference SAM/DOS19a.
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