Account Manager - DACH m/f (German speaking)

The Account Manager- DACH will be reporting to the Sales Director DACH. As part of our strong growing global sales team that provides best in class advertising solutions to our clients the position is crucial to build up new business in German speaking countries.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing new relationships with individuals across gaming and entertainment industry, movie studios and media agencies. A key challenge will be educating the local markets as to the importance of Twitch, our platform and  our audience.

The individual will be passionate about the games industry and the effect that Twitch has had on it in a very short period of time.

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

Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Work closely with key stakeholders across the business to identify and implement sales strategies and products across markets
  • Creating ideas together with brands and agencies

Requirements

  • 3+ years in online media sales, gaming
  • A deep understanding of the online market across Germany, Austria and Switzerland, with particular relevance in video and gaming
  • A strong understanding of programmatic advertising across all markets, giving Twitch the ability to lead the conversation
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • University degree
  • Fluent in English and German written and spoken

Bonus points

  • Passion for video gaming and Twitch

Perks

  • A competitive salary
  • Restricted stock units
  • Employee discounts
  • 28 days holiday
  • Pension scheme

Twitch is the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers, with more than 100 million visitors per month. We connect gamers from around the world by allowing them to broadcast, watch, and chat with each other. Twitch’s live and on-demand video platform forms the backbone of a distribution network for video game broadcasters including pro players, tournaments, leagues, developers and gaming media organizations. Twitch is leading a revolution in gaming culture, turning gameplay into an immersive video experience. Learn more at http://twitch.tv.

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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