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Sales Account Manager, ReedPop

Thanks to ReedPop’s very successful portfolio of digital and event brands within a dynamic pop culture demographic, we have a requirement for a motivated and ambitious Account Manager to work as part of our global commercial team to drive growth with our digital and event clients.  

The successful candidate will not need to have extensive previous sales experience, but will need the attributes to grow in the role from the ground up, working with a very experienced and capable team with a distinguished track record. As part of that, you will get the opportunity to develop your Sales and Account Management skills while interacting with a deep roster of pop culture partners, games publishers, ad agencies and a whole host of media partners.  

The role will benefit from being able to leverage our sector-leading portfolio of sites and events, while learning how to meet the needs of our global clients and partners. Previous sales experience in any kind of media sales or events sales is welcome, coupled with a personal passion and interest in games, gaming culture and pop culture in general.  

Responsibilities Include:  

  • Work as part of a team to cover the digital advertising and events sales for our full range of consumer-facing website and event brands. 

  • Support existing clients, and develop new ones, mainly in the indie video games sector. 

  • Grow revenue and market share within the pop culture media and event sectors. 

  • Learn to deal with games developers, media publishers, advertising agencies, studios and partners while handling demanding, customer-facing relationships in the sector.  

  • Build your presentation skills and be able to present to a range of relevant clients, agencies and media partners. 

Required Skills and Experience:  

  • Natural media / advertising sales ability. 

  • Some demonstrable commercial success in any previous sales or other relevant role.  

  • A strong ambition to sell digital media and events solutions to pop culture, videogames, film, TV, comics, entertainment and technology 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 

  • 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, ideally to Degree level, or equivalent. 

  • Any pop culture or games industry exposure, with at least a personal interest or passion for the sector, ideally with a focus on indie games and associated culture. 

  • An interest in the technology, entertainment and lifestyle sector in general. 

About ReedPop  

As a global pop culture events and media business, ReedPop has an extensive stable of respected events, editorial websites and video channels. These range from mainstream digital brands such as Eurogamer, to more specialist sites dedicated to PC and board games, as well as wider pop culture. Our live events include New York Comic Con, the PAX events, EGX, MCM Comic Con, Star Wars Celebration, Star Trek Mission, C2E2, and over a dozen more.  

Our success has come from creating authoritative, trusted content for global audiences, whether that be via written word or video across any of our digital sites and channels, or at live events where we create amazing experiences for our fans alongside opportunities for our exhibitors and sponsors to grow their businesses.  

Working at ReedPop is a unique experience and an awesome opportunity, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in your passions while building a career that lets you work on the things you love. We are fully committed to embracing diverse talent and opinions, and creating an inclusive work environment for all our people.   

Please visit www.reedpop.com to find out more.  

Apply  

If you can demonstrate that you have the passion and acument to take on the role described above, we’d love to hear from you, even if you don't tick every requirement.  

We have a Brighton, UK, office location, and this role will be based there, or on a hybrid basis from within the UK, and you will need to be within reach of our office for some days per week..  

Please consider uploading a cover letter along with your application, as we’d love to hear more about your interests and career ambitions, in addition to the traditional summary usually found in a CV. 

Sales Account Manager, ReedPop

Brighton, UK
Full time

Published on 07/22/2022

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