SALES DIRECTOR? WE WANT YOU!

UNITED KINGDOM

 


WE’RE LOOKING FOR A SALES DIRECTOR TO LEAD THE CHARGE WITHIN THE UK AGENCIES AND ANSWER THE GROWING DEMAND FOR IN-GAME ADVERTISING. YOU’LL BE AN EXPERIENCED, CHARISMATIC COMMUNICATOR WITH AN ANALYTICAL MIND, HAVE A DEEP KNOWLEDGE OF MEDIA, PROGRAMMATIC AND BRAND COMMS AND KNOW YOUR WAY AROUND THE AGENCY LANDSCAPE. WE NEED SOMEONE WHO CAN SIMPLY HARNESS THE NATURAL EXCITEMENT AND ENGAGEMENT OF OUR GAMING ENVIRONMENT, CURATING THE STORY AND MEDIA JUSTIFICATION FOR BOTH AGENCIES AND CLIENTS. YOU'LL NEVER WORK AT A BETTER PLACE FOR SUPPORTING MATERIALS, VISUALS OR SUCH STRONG ATTENTION AND ENGAGEMENT SCORES.


ABOUT US

Anzu is the most advanced in-game ad solution for mobile, PC, console, and the metaverse. Anzu brings real-world brand ads directly inside video games, esports, and streaming on mobile, PC, and console platforms. Our solution blends ads in IAB-recognized formats directly into the gameplay, enhancing game realism and transforming ordinary in-game objects into valuable advertising collateral.
 
Anzu’s in-game ads put players first and help advertisers reach audiences programmatically in a non-disruptive and highly engaging way. Using our patented 3D ad tracking engine, Anzu is the first to bring viewability measurement in-game with Oracle Moat, partnering with trusted AdTech vendors to make Anzu the preferred in-game advertising partner for advertisers globally.
 
Anzu helps game developers monetize their titles with ad placements that complement the gameplay, resulting in reliable revenue streams. Using our top-of-the-range cross-platform SDK technology, Anzu is the sole officially licensed in-game ad provider for Xbox and the first ad platform to become Unity verified. With a self-serve dashboard to give developers complete control over ad placements, Anzu is proud to be the preferred in-game ad monetization partner for developers worldwide.
 
Anzu has raised $37M in funding to date, and is backed by advertising and gaming giants including WPP, Sony Innovation Fund, NBCUniversal, HTC, and BitKraft.
 

WHAT WILL YOU DO?

  • Player/manager role 
  • Build and maintain deep relationships with key agencies and brands to generate advertising revenues across the new and exciting in-game advertising sector
  • Be the UK figurehead for the brand, establishing Anzu’s growing reputation and brand awareness across UK media agencies, showing Anzu as the leader in the gaming sector with the best tech and titles
  • Utilise our close WPP/GroupM relationship to maximise this unique opportunity
  • Bring a consultative approach to help educate and build awareness of the brand new media opportunity within gaming and the metaverse
  • Work with our Client Services and Campaign Management teams to ensure Anzu provide best-in-class customer service for your clients
  • Coordinate global account discussions and collaborate with our other sales teams around the world
  • Build and manage a UK sales team with opportunity to grow into a Sales Director EMEA role with the other regional Sales Director reporting into you
  • Help shape the company, the market and the industry by getting into in-game advertising at this early stage and accelerating your career progression in this fast moving sector
  • Help shape the Anzu product by work closely with internal product and tech teams to bring market feedback inhouse and ensure products are aligned with the market needs
  • Working closely with and reporting in the Global VP of Demand who is also based in the UK

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO BRING?

  • Strong media sales experience within the UK agency landscape
  • Knowledge of all aspects of the programmatic ecosystem (planning, buying and delivery)
  • An analytical mind with an eye for detail. 
  • Strong problem-solving and negotiation skills
  • ​Proven track record of growing revenue and hitting targets
  • Well-established contact book across the agency landscape
  • Multi-tasking skills and being comfortable in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with management and cross-functional teams, for both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Excellent presentation skills and being comfortable in front of large groups

WHY ANZU?

  • Industry-leading global company in the in-game advertising market
  • Exciting opportunity to dive into the popular worlds of gaming, esports, and advertising
  • HQ in Tel Aviv but growing quickly with London and New York offices offering hybrid working with the benefits of a central London base and team to bounce off
  • Great opportunity for professional growth across multiple areas of expertise working with cutting-edge technology
  • Work with household name games across AAA and indie gaming studios
  • Equal opportunity employer with inclusive environment for all employees
  • Competitive salary packages
  • And much, much more…

 

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