Venatus is Europe’s leading entertainment ad sales house. Founded in 2010, they exclusively represent the direct and programmatic ad sales for Playstation Store, Rovio, EA, Videogamer and many other gaming, esports, entertainment and lifestyle sites. Venatus is committed to creating meaningful connections between publishers, advertisers and audiences through a combination of market innovation, data insight and high-quality service working across display, mobile, rich media and video.
Who we want:
We have a fantastic opportunity for a visionary Account Director or Senior Account Director to join our sales team to work on the Core Gaming channel. We are looking for someone with experience in driving digital sales, who is well connected, and has a passion for creating meaningful connections between publishers and audiences. There is a huge opportunity for progression here.
The successful candidate will sell ad solutions across some of the most iconic gaming and entertainment sites and apps in the world. They will develop and manage revenue and relationships with direct clients and agencies through a mixture of analytics and advisory skills. The ideal candidate will be a proven self-starter with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
· Management of a client portfolio including bookings and up-selling.
· Liaise with clients about new product launches and advertising opportunities.
· Internal reporting on sales figures and ownership of client needs.
· Provide campaign updates and ensure that our advertisers are satisfied.
· Proven track record in advertising sales and media account management.
· Detailed awareness of the mobile and gaming market spaces and awareness of future trends.
· Excellent organizational, analytical and influencing skills.
· Excellent communication skills.
· Ability to deliver results under pressure.
Competitive package including 25 days holiday per year plus your birthday off!
Competitive salary depending on experience, plus commission/bonus (not capped) plus pension and travel loan for annual travel card.
Venatus is a unique, gaming and entertainment publisher platform, best known in the market for its core gaming inventory.
Venatus is a privately-owned company and is independently funded. Venatus therefore retains independence in all business decisions to ensure that its employees can contribute to the overall goal of growing the business and servicing clients, without external pressure.
The environment created by the co-founders is hard-working, open, cool and fun, meaning all employees are motivated by self-responsibility and best outcome for the company.
Venatus has a high retention rate of employees marked by many staying for many years.
Venatus’ growth trajectory is exciting as it is soaring with the acquisition of many global gaming and entertainment publishers, moreover eSports has become a worldwide phenomenon.
Advertisers are trying to target the hard-to-reach gaming audiences, audiences who are increasingly found to be mature and affluent, attracting the ad-spends of the likes of Mercedes and tech hardware firms such as Hewlett Packard.
Indeed, many of our endemic advertisers request Venatus managed sites as part of their media plan.
Venatus is a member of the DTSG, UKIE and IAB, and our publishers are white-listed by all the major agency trade desk groups.