European Sales Director (m/f)
Twitch is looking for a well connected, highly experienced and detail-oriented European Sales Director, based in Germany.
The successful candidate will be required to help build the growing Twitch sales organisation across mainland Europe; maintaining and developing new relationships across both media agencies and clients.
This individual will be passionate about the games industry and the effect that Twitch has had on it in a very short period of time.
Travel is required and the position will report into the VP Sales Europe.
- Work alongside the VP Sales Europe to develop and implement the sales strategy across mainland markets (non UK)
- Develop a roadmap for growth across markets and platforms
- Build a talented and energetic team of sales professionals to ensure organised growth
- Responsible for building and maintaining territory ad revenue and exceeding quarterly and annual goals through creative and strategic selling
- Lead and inspire to achieve maximum performance; motivation and management will be critical to success
- Represent Twitch with a high level of integrity and knowledge and act as a resource for clients and agencies
- Act as a coach and mentor to the wider European sales team
- Engage in speaking opportunities that promote Twitch across the ecosystem
- Proven record as a sales leader for at least 10 years with significant experience across digital media
- Demonstrate an ability to think creatively, sell strategically, and communicate efficiently internally and externally
- A positive, problem solving attitude
- A team-player with a high energy approach
- Must be able to work efficiently and effectively under tight deadlines
- Strong desire to win and to continually develop their personal and professional skills
- Ability to manage stress well, and juggle multiple account challenges at once
- Experienced in establishing and growing a business
- Comfortable in a start up environment within a corporate owner
- Solid understanding of programmatic trading
- Amazing contacts at senior level across clients and agencies as well as a network of sales professionals
- Passion for video gaming and Twitch
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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