GumGum is a contextual-first, global digital advertising platform that uses advanced AI  technology to serve captivating creative ads that drive consumer attention, without the use of personal data. At GumGum, we don’t need to know who you are to deliver relevant and engaging ads that align with your active frame of mind. We believe that a digital advertising industry based on context rather than personal data builds a more equitable and less invasive future for the internet and is better for consumers, publishers and advertisers alike. Our blueprint for the future, The Mindset Matrix™, combines the power of context and creative in digital advertising to deliver superior attention and drive consumer action without sacrificing personal data. 

To be a part of this next phase of digital advertising that prioritizes data privacy, please visit www.gumgum.com/careers

The Account Director role is an individual contributor responsible for prospecting and closing sales in GumGum’s Market Leading Contextual Advertising platform. Reporting to the Head of Sales, SEA, this role is responsible for developing key relationships within large and mid-size agencies with occasional managerial guidance on client calls. We require this role to work relatively autonomously while being supported by a cross-functional pre-sales team. 

Account Directors have experience and deep knowledge of the online media landscape, and the advertising community and have at least 5+ years of digital media experience.  The Account Director uses existing processes to solve a variety of challenging problems to deliver for clients. The role is required to apply independent judgment and discretion to select appropriate options from GumGum’s defined and proven products.

Note: GumGum fosters a flexible work environment, offering GumGummers the ability to work either in-office or remotely/from home. However, for occasional in-person collaboration, we kindly ask that this position be located within a 'commutable' distance to our office.

#li-hyrbid

What You'll Achieve

  • Boost SEA Revenue: Manage and grow a book of business, driving revenue and new business across SEA.
  • Maximize Marketing Leads: Spot and develop opportunities from marketing-driven leads.
  • Sales Activities Galore: Expect a high volume of activities like cold calling, presentations, RFPs, and unique sales solutions.
  • Client Growth: Upsell current clients with insights into our display and video offerings, and support new product rollouts.
  • Build Relationships: Cultivate strong relationships with brands, agencies, and clients, understanding their needs to offer the best GumGum solutions.
  • Feedback Loop: Share client insights with the product team to enhance service offerings.
  • Teamwork: Collaborate with the Account Manager and other teams to ensure smooth implementation of sold proposals.

Skills You'll Bring 

  • Comfortable with logging meetings, calls, and pulling reports in Salesforce.
  • Ideally 5+ years of selling experience in digital advertising sales
  • Bachelor's Degree in Media or Marketing/Advertising field
  • Skilled in PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong and strategic in building client relationships.
  • Keen attention to detail and superb organizational skills.
  • Quick to solve problems and manage stakeholders.
  • Understand business drivers like P&L, COGS, and revenue.
  • Use analytical skills to interpret data and develop solutions.
  • Passionate, proactive, and highly motivated with a sense of urgency.
  • Adaptable to change, open to feedback, and able to think outside the box.

Awards

  • Shortlisted for Marketing Technology Company of the Year for the 2023 Mumbrella Awards
  • 2024 Winner of 7 BuiltIn Awards on a national, regional, and remote scale - including Remote Best Places to Work at #25 and Best Midsize Places to Work in Los Angeles, CA at #9
  • Ad Exchanger Programmatic Power Player 2022 and 2021
  • CTO  Hero Award of OTT.X 2023
  • Digiday Media Awards Europe finalist 2022 and 2021
  • Finalist for the 2023 AdExchanger Awards Best Video Technology For Media Suppliers
  • Gold Award at the IAB Mixx Awards in Belgium in the “Best Use of Advertising Technology” category
  • The Drum Award Digital Advertising: Game-changing Technology for Domino's case study

GumGum is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. At GumGum, we believe in cultivating an environment where our team members can bring their authentic, whole selves to work. Encouraging identity and belonging is one of the many aspects of our culture that makes us stronger as an organization and drives innovation. We are committed to building and delivering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workforce that is representative of the world around us, where all individuals are treated with respect and dignity - and to act swiftly if this value is ever threatened. We are constantly striving to be better, and we continue to take strategic steps to advance representation. - Phil Schraeder, CEO

Learn more about our DEIB programming at gumgum.com/deib

Follow us on our socials...

Instagram: @gumgum & @dogsofgumgum
LinkedIn: GumGum
Tweet us: @gumgum
Facebook: GumGum

Apply for this Job

* Required
resume chosen  
(File types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf)
cover_letter chosen  
(File types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf)
When autocomplete results are available use up and down arrows to review
+ Add another education


Enter the verification code sent to to confirm you are not a robot, then submit your application.

This application was flagged as potential bot traffic. To resubmit your application, turn off any VPNs, clear the browser's cache and cookies, or try another browser. If you still can't submit it, contact our support team through the help center.