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About the Position

The Account Director will be a crucial, senior member of a growing global sales team that provides best in class advertising solutions to our clients. Travel is required and the position will report to the D-A-CH Sales Director.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing new relationships with media agencies and large brands, including but not limited to the entertainment and gaming industry. A key challenge will be educating the local markets as to the importance of Twitch, our platform and our audience.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a start-up culture and look for new ways to create value for the business and team.

Location

This position will be based either in our Hamburg office, or remotely from Düsseldorf

Responsibilities

  • A deep understanding of the D-A-CH online market with a particular focus on video
  • Represent Twitch with a high level of integrity and knowledge and act as a resource for your clients and agencies
  • Manage existing and developing new relationships with clients and agencies across endemic and non endemic verticals
  • A history of selling multi-market media campaigns to both agencies and clients with focus on WPP / GroupM agencies
  • Experience in selling custom campaigns to agencies
  • A strong understanding of programmatic advertising across all markets, giving Twitch the ability to lead the conversation
  • Work closely with key stakeholders across the business to identify and implement sales strategies and products across markets

Requirements

  • 5+ years in online media sales within media agencies primary focus on WPP / GroupM agencies
  • Excellent relationships with media agencies
  • Excellent track record driving growth on key accounts in D-A-CH
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Flexibility to travel 
  • University degree
  • Fluent in English and German written and spoken

Bonus Points

  • Passion for video gaming and Twitch

Perks

  • Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Maternity & Parental Benefits
  • Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, etc.)
  • Free Snacks & Beverages

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