Midwest Account Manager
You are an experienced account manager who exceeds quotas, has strong ties throughout the Midwest, and navigates the gaming industry with ease. We are a top 50 site on the web today. Sound like a winning combination? Like our wikis and communities, Wikia is passionate, high-energy and collaborative. Think of Wikia as the encyclopedia of pop culture, as we maintain over 300,000 wikis across an impressive array of subjects, spanning all aspects of lifestyle, gaming, and entertainment. We are rated as a Quantcast Top 50, ComScore Top 100, and Nielsen Top 10 Social Media Site. We are also the top global video game publisher on the Web today, with over 70 million unique visitors a month. Wikia was founded in 2004 by Jimmy Wales and Angela Beesley, and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA. As Midwest Account manager you will manage existing advertising business and generate new business. You will set the territory sales agenda by prioritizing and organizing sales calls for maximum revenue. Building tight relationships with the top names in gaming, tech, and CPG will enable you to determine business needs and formulate sales and marketing strategies to help them grow their business....and ours! You are a driven sales professional with strong presentation skills. You live in the Chicagoland area and have established relationships throughout the Midwest. You understand user generated content and love that our site helps people all over the world share their passion for everything from Justin Bieber to Halo. You have at least 1-3 years of digital advertising sales experience - hopefully in gaming! You are charismatic and your winning personality lends itself to building, managing and optimizing personal relationships with agencies and clients via in-person meetings, emails, phone calls, and consistent entertaining. Unlike most startups, our exciting platform is also coupled with a strong work life balance. You'll have the opportunity to shape the revenue stream of the company, technology, and products, while having fun. For your expertise, we will offer a competitive base salary, commissions, stock options, and full benefits. Start using your sales acumen to grow one of the most interesting sites in the world. Inquire within and let's get you started.