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Account Manager

Activision

London, United Kingdom 01-26-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Account Manager ( 12 month Fixed Term Contract)

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Activision Blizzard Media is seeking an Account Manager to support our Sales and client services team. You'll manage the relationship with our top tier clients, so strong account management experience with a solid technical understanding of the programmatic landscape and systems is essential.

In this role you will:
• Maintain deep relationships with a portfolio of key agency accounts, developing business through excellent client servicing;
• Identify new opportunities for clients to increase advertiser efficiency and driving up-sells by being a media expert, sharing best practices and offering insights to clients on how to improve campaigns;
• Help develop marketing strategies to influence media planners, buyers & ad tech vendors;
• Coordinate communication, campaign strategy, campaign setup and kickoff process;
• Provide detailed account analyses and ensure that our advertisers are satisfied with their performance goals;
• Serve as a liaison with clients regarding new product launches and advertising opportunities.
• Build and maintain a strong knowledge of our AdTech systems. Own the media strategy and optimize campaigns directly when needed;
• Work with Product Management to help define features and drive enhancements to our platform;
• Help build the Client Services practice, by creating training materials, best practices, sales materials and customer facing guides;

Skills to create thrills
• Proven experience of growing accounts by forging a strong relationship with clients, understanding their objectives and recommending best strategies;
• Expertise in working with Adservers, DSPs, ad exchanges, aggregators, ad servers, and other optimization platforms;
• Solid experience in Excel and MS Office, including pivot tables, chart-making, and manipulation of large data sets;
• Outstanding troubleshooting, analytical, and problem-solving abilities, along with an ability to collaborate cross-functionally in a fast-paced start-up environment;
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to prepare clear and concise client-ready documents.

Bonus points
• Bachelor's degree in Business or Science. Master's degree and/or MBA a plus
• Ability to work in self-directed, fast-paced, results-oriented work environments;Confident, self-motivated, collaborator and relationship builder who approaches business with a partnership mentality and has excellent communication/ presentation skills;
• Extensive knowledge of interactive advertising with regard to positioning and technology;
• Knowledge of mobile, video, display and social advertising.

About Activision Blizzard Media

Activision Blizzard Media is the gateway for brands to the #1 cross-platform gaming company in the western world, with hundreds of millions of players across over 190 countries. Our legendary portfolio includes iconic mobile game franchises such as Candy Crush™, esports opportunities like the Call of Duty® and Overwatch® Leagues, and some of the top PC and console gaming franchises such as World of Warcraft®, Call of Duty®, and StarCraft®.

The idea is simple: great game experiences offer great marketing experiences. We have built a new team to introduce innovative, impactful, and rewarding advertising experiences to our huge audience of highly-engaged players. We are looking for new talents to help take our emergent media offering to the next level.

We need all sorts of heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace, great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply can't expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people.

Ready to play?

Come join our world and work alongside some of the best and brightest minds in the business.

All applications should be made in English.

Discover more at https://www.activisionblizzardmedia.com/

Responsibilities:

Maintain deep relationships with a portfolio of key agency accounts, developing business through excellent client servicing. Identify new opportunities for clients to increase advertiser efficiency and driving up-sells by being a media expert, sharing best practices and offering insights to clients on how to improve campaigns. Help develop marketing strategies to influence media planners, buyers & ad tech vendors. Coordinate communication, campaign strategy, campaign setup and kickoff process. Provide detailed account analyses and ensure that our advertisers are satisfied with their performance goals. Serve as a liaison with clients regarding new product launches and advertising opportunities. Build and maintain a strong knowledge of our AdTech systems. Own the media strategy and optimize campaigns directly when needed. Work with Product Management to help define features and drive enhancements to our platform. Help build the Client Services practice, by creating training materials, best practices, sales materials and customer facing guides.

Skills:

marketing strategies, adtech systems, communication, account analyses, analytical, interactive advertising, ms office, client servicing, media strategy, problem-solving, campaign strategy, science, self-directed, client services, social advertising, relationship builder, excellent communication, planners, dsps, training, product management, written communication skills, results-oriented, troubleshooting, excel, Accounts Manager, Accounts Marketing Representative, Sales Executive, Area Sales Manager, Channel Manager, Indirect Sales Representative, Regional Sales Manager, Inside Sales Manager, Field Sales Manager, Solution Sales Representative

Education Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Business or Science. Master's degree and/or MBA a plus.

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Activision

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.