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Senior Sales Manager - EMEA - Publicis and Independents | Activision Blizzard Media

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 250M+ players, Activision Blizzard Media, we are building a world- class business to bring innovative, impactful, and exciting advertising experiences. Delighting our huge audience of highly- engaged players with a mobile focus, to craft powerful solutions embraced by the world’s biggest marketers is our mission !

Does it sound like your future challenge ? We can't wait to talk to you !

Your role in our Kingdom

  • We are seeking a passionate, innovative, and strategic sales director working across a wide range of strategic clients across Publicis and Independents.

  • Ability to establish ABM as the gaming must- buy for advertisers, primarily through ad solutions on the King mobile app portfolio.

  • Nurture relationships that unlock ongoing spend with strategic accounts - with a focus across Publicis and Independents - UK and MultiMarket

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

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

  • Ensure delivery of meaningful commercial growth consistently

Skills to create thrills

  • Confirmed experience of generating demand in media agencies and clients from the ground up for digital sales teams in London and internationally

  • Ability to demonstrate key relationships across Strategy, Comms and Digital teams - within agencies including a focus on Publicis Independents

  • Guide in building and handling relationships across business collaborators

  • Background in selling digital video and experience in mobile app are a strong bonus.

  • Proven understanding of programmatic including Google Ad Manager, DSPs, video/mobile media products, audience targeting and measurement

  • Strategic problem solver - you are able to overcome objections and build partnerships at senior levels

  • Being steadfast - you are willing to overcome tough objections and win the support of key external collaborators

  • Creative and hardworking, you are driven by problem solving and are an outstanding teammate

  • Excellent communicator and presenter, you have an adventurous 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!

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