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Account Manager

V4P FEB19 353

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Advertising & Sales

Job Description:

Activision Blizzard Media (ABM) brings innovative, impactful, and rewarding advertising experiences to our huge audience of highly- engaged players. This division builds powerful marketing solutions that are embraced by the world’s largest marketers. 

 

ABM is seeking a passionate, innovative, and broad- thinking Account Manager to support the Sales team located in Los Angeles, while also collaborating with the Account Management team nationally. This position will offer the right person a great opportunity to work with Account Leads, Digital Agencies and Clients and help them to manage the campaign process from start to finish. You will also be partnering with internal cross- functional teams including Ad Ops, Measurement, and Product Marketing. A can- do attitude is a must! Your day- to- day will be filled with creative problem solving, dynamic campaigns, and operational excellence.

Reporting to the Senior Account Manager, your role is responsible for the following:


Support West Coast Direct Sales team:

  • Work collaboratively with Sales to provide strategic media plans and ideas to clients based on their objectives

  • Act as the main point of contact for clients and agencies post- sale

  • Establish credible relationships with clients and serve as a trusted consultant to optimize and expand their advertising investment

  • Monitor live campaigns, providing regular reporting, and partner with internal stakeholders on measurement insights in accordance with the client’s KPIs


Support international sales and expansion efforts:

  • Onboard and support a network of 3rd Party Sales Agents (Resellers) in global markets

  • Coordinate with internal and external teams to craft localized insights and audience narratives for each market

  • Proactively surface opportunities to market ABM in countries abroad (webinars, case studies, research, etc)

  • Facilitate campaign management with internal teams, when applicable

  • Maintain weekly calls and/or regular communication to ensure resellers are supported across sales and marketing endeavors

  • Thorough knowledge of ABM ecosystem - inclusive of product offering, supply mechanics, and measurement efforts

  • Display excellent project management abilities for all activities, ensuring internal and external stakeholders are well informed throughout the entire process

  • Take an active role in identifying key business challenges and developing best practices to address challenges

Skills to create thrills

  • 3+ years of digital media experience

  • Strong troubleshooting, analytical, and problem- solving skills

  • Attention to detail and experience managing operational tasks in a fast- paced environment

  • A strong team player who can support and cover other team members in a proactive, open and collaborative nature

  • Driver of operational efficiency and excellence

  • Ability to articulate complex requirements to achieve results

  • Working knowledge of programmatic execution and understanding of technology, eg. Google Ad Manager, video/mobile media products, audience targeting and the programmatic landscape

  • Experience with Salesforce and/or Datorama are a bonus!

“We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under- represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.”

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to accommodationrequests@activisionblizzard.com General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest.
 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, among other characteristics.

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.

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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.

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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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