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Senior Sales Executive

V4P FEB19 353


Advertising & Sales

Job Description:

Activision Blizzard Media (ABM), is an embedded business unit of King - the makers of the world’s most successful mobile gaming franchise Candy Crush and wholly- owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard.

Harnessing its global monthly reach of 300M++ players, Activision Blizzard Media, is building a world- class business to bring innovative and impactful, and rewarding advertising experiences to our huge audience of highly- engaged players with a mobile focus, to create powerful solutions embraced by the world’s biggest marketers.

Your role in our Kingdom

  • ABM is seeking a passionate, innovative, and strategic Sales Manager to lead our agency relationships with Mediacom & Mindshare, to establish ABM as the gaming must- buy for advertisers, primarily through ad solutions on the King mobile app portfolio.

  • Cultivate relationships that unlock spend with strategic accounts - mainly UK but also global (EMEA/APAC)

  • Set clear business plans that identify key accounts, agency stakeholders at all levels and actions required to unlock spend

  • Meet high levels of external client activity - meetings, calls and prospecting - business development skills core

Skills to create thrills

  • 5+ years experience of generating demand in media agencies from the ground up for digital sales teams in London

  • Ability to demonstrate relationships with Mediacom and Mindshare in London is crucial, being able to do so internationally with clients direct is a bonus

  • Comfortable building and managing relationships across business stakeholders, internal and external

  • Must have a considerable background in video, experience in mobile app is a strong bonus.

  • Working knowledge of Google Ad Manager, DSPs, video/mobile media products, audience targeting and the programmatic landscape

  • Ability and willingness to overcome tough objections and win the support of key external stakeholders

  • Must be creative and passionate, as well as a problem solver and a team player

  • Great communicator and presenter, with an entrepreneurial spirit and proven track record of exceeding sales goals

About King

King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players - and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

Applications need to be in English.
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