About Us

Launched in 2011, Twitch is a global community that comes together each day to create multiplayer entertainment: unique, live, unpredictable experiences created by the interactions of millions. We bring the joy of co-op to everything, from casual gaming to world-class esports to anime marathons, music, and art streams. Twitch also hosts TwitchCon, where we bring everyone together to celebrate, learn, and grow their personal interests and passions. We’re always live at Twitch. Stay up to date on all things Twitch on LinkedIn, Twitter and on our Blog.

About the Role

Twitch Nordics opened it's office in 2018. 2 years down the road we have made a significant footprint in the Nordics online media industry and welcomed many brands as our partners. But we still have a long way to go and the years ahead are very exciting for anyone joining our growing team. Twitch is the market leader in gaming / live streaming and e-sport, a sector that is growing very fast and we need help to educate and onboard even more brands in the future.

The Account Director will be a crucial member of our team that provides advertising solutions to our clients. Travel is required and the position will report to the Nordics Sales Director.

You will be responsible for developing new and existing relationships with media agencies, entertainment and gaming industry, and large brands. An important challenge is to educate the local markets about Twitch, our platform and our audience. You will excel in a start-up environment and look for new ways to create value for the business and our clients.

You Will:

  • An understanding of the Nordics online market with a particular focus on video.
  • Represent Twitch with a high level of integrity and knowledge and be 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.
  • Experience in selling custom campaigns / creative solutions to agencies.
  • An understanding of programmatic advertising across all markets.
  • Work closely with important partners across the business to identify and implement sales strategies and products across markets.

You Have:

  • 5+ years in online media sales within media agencies. 
  • Excellent relationships with media agencies.
  • Excellent track record creating growth on key accounts in the Nordics.
  • Self management and internal drive.
  • Flexibility to travel. 
  • University degree.
  • Fluent in English and Swedish written and spoken

Bonus Points

  • Passion for video gaming, e-sports and Twitch.

Perks

  • Vision Benefits
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Parental Leave
  • Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, etc.)
  • Commuter perks.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

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