Director of Sponsorship Sales

    Twitch

    Job Description

    This newly formed position in the Twitch Media Group is at the forefront of the exploding esports marketplace. As Twitch is the #1 destination for all major esports events and broadcasts, this position is key to drive the understanding and adoption of major consumer brands and unlocking the sponsorship potential across the category. This position will work closely with the Advertising Sales, Marketing, Partnerships, Content and Events teams at Twitch. This position will require moderate travel and reports to the Head of Partnerships & Sponsorships, esports. Responsibilities

      • Think like BD, close like sales. This role is designed for a consultative, creative, and tenacious business partner who has the ability to conceive and close sophisticated client solutions
      • Actively evangelize and present the growing scale and scope of the esports landscape to the outside advertising community and within the Twitch Media Group
      • Drive direct and indirect sponsorship revenues across Twitch’s esports opportunities by regularly scheduling client and agency facing meetings
      • Consistently achieve annual sales targets based on Twitch’s revenue objectives
      • Clearly express the value proposition and benefits of Twitch’s esports advertising products, custom solutions, audience to clients and agencies
      • Develop unique strategies that caters Twitch esports to specific advertising categories and brands
      • Work with the Partnerships team to identify key opportunities emerging in the esports space and develop market based strategies for Twitch
    Requirements
      • 10+ years experience in digital media sales and/or sponsorships sales, particularly within gaming, traditional sports, or esports industry
      • Knowledge of the video game and esports industry
      • Highly entrepreneurial spirit, organized and able to function independently
      • Able to deal with rapidly changing priorities and business circumstances
      • Enthusiastic team player and self-starter commitment to excellence
      • Extremely connected with decision makers at advertising agencies and clients in the East region of North America, ranging from New York to Miami
      • 25% travel is expected initially
    Bonus Points
      • Strong gaming AND advertising background preferred
      • A real passion for competitive gaming
      • Having attended one or more competitive gaming events
      • A regular watcher of Twitch gaming content
    Perks
      • Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision and life
      • 401(k) savings plan with a company match
      • Commuter benefits
      • Catered daily lunch
      • Unlimited snacks and drinks
      • Corporate gym membership
      • Flexible time off policy
      • Top of the line technology to help you build our own workspace

    Posted: 29/10/2017

    Location: New York, NY

    Work Type: Full Time

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    Apply By: 01/01/1970

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