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Sales Account Executive, Los Angeles - Activision Blizzard Media

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Job Title: Sales Account Executive, Los Angeles - Activision Blizzard Media

Reporting To: Director, Sales

Department: Sales

Location: Los Angeles

Your Mission

ABM is seeking a passionate, innovative, and broad-thinking Sales Account Executive to work on an agency team and to help take our emergent media offering to the next level.

This is an opportunity for you to tell our story in the market and build relationships within the advertising agency holding company landscape on the west coast. We’re looking for an experienced Sales Executive with previous experience of working within Media and/or Ad Technology, generating demand for Digital Media Sales.

Your role within Activision Blizzard Media

Our emergent Advertising division is expanding rapidly across the globe, and as part of this growth, we’re building up our Sales team. It’s a great opportunity to be there at the beginning and have an impact on the business! Your main responsibilities will be to initiate, build and manage relationships with named agencies.

  • Cultivate, nurture, grow media sales in the west coast market.

  • Be responsible for identifying new revenue opportunities, as well as maintaining and growing revenue of existing clients under your remit.

  • Ensure that your clients receive the highest level of perspective and operational support.

  • Establish and follow a stringent enterprise account strategy to achieve long-term partnership goals.

Your Player Profile

  • 1-3 years of media experience in an agency partnership or ad sales capacity.

  • Deep relationships within ad holding company agencies on the west coast.

  • Proven track record of exceeding sales goals.

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

  • Expertise in digital media and deep understanding of the mobile advertising space.

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

  • Great communicator and presenter, with an entrepreneurial spirit driven to achieve sales goals.

  • Working knowledge of DFP, Google AdX, video/mobile media products, audience targeting and the programmatic landscape.

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

Your Platform

Activision Blizzard Media is a rapidly growing business built to connect brands with our 350M + global player base across Activision, Blizzard and King.

We create premium, innovative advertising experiences for world-class casual mobile games like King's Candy Crush Saga. Looking ahead, we plan to launch advertising across the Activision Blizzard portfolio, including high growth areas like eSports. This is an exciting time to join this growing business.

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is the world’s largest interactive entertainment company, with operations across North America, Europe, and Asia. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, Destiny, Skylanders®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™, and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

We’re proud to be recognized as one of FORTUNE’s "100 Best Companies To Work For®” for four consecutive years and have earned a spot on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies,” and “Future 50” lists. Our 10,000+ global employees are some of the best and brightest talents across entertainment, media, and technology.

The video game industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Activision Blizzard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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