Account Director, Midwest @GumGum
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Job Type Full-time
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[Hiring] Account Director, Midwest @GumGum

May 14, 2024 - GumGum is hiring a remote Account Director, Midwest. 💸 Salary: $96,000 - $119,000 annually. 📍Location: USA.

GumGum is a contextual-first, global digital advertising platform that uses advanced AI  technology to serve captivating creative ads that drive consumer attention, without the use of personal data. At GumGum, we don’t need to know who you are to deliver relevant and engaging ads that align with your active frame of mind. We believe that a digital advertising industry based on context rather than personal data builds a more equitable and less invasive future for the internet and is better for consumers, publishers and advertisers alike. Our blueprint for the future, The Mindset Matrix™, combines the power of context and creative in digital advertising to deliver superior attention and drive consumer action without sacrificing personal data. 

To be a part of this next phase of digital advertising that prioritizes data privacy, please visit www.gumgum.com/careers

The Account Director role is an individual contributor responsible for prospecting and closing sales in GumGum’s Market Leading Contextual Advertising platform. Reporting to the Group Sales Director in Chicago, this role is responsible for developing key relationships within large and mid-size agencies with occasional managerial guidance on client calls. We require this role to work relatively autonomously while being supported by a cross-functional pre-sales team. 

Account Directors have experience and deep knowledge of the online media landscape, the advertising community and have at least 4+ years of digital media experience.  The Account Director uses existing processes to solve a variety of challenging problems to deliver for clients. The role is required to apply independent judgment and discretion to select appropriate options from GumGum’s defined and proven products.

Note: This position offers the opportunity for remote work or 'work from home' as there isn't a nearby office. However, GumGum is excited to only consider applicants residing in the local area listed in the job description for business needs including some or all of the following: client interaction, team interaction, timezone, etc.

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What You'll Achieve

  • Drive revenue for Midwest (Chicago territory) Responsible for a book of business of $3MM+, driving revenue and new business in our Midwest region. This role is responsible for prospecting and maintaining a tier 1 Chicago agency.
    • Drive Sales from Marketing Channels - Identify and qualify opportunities from marketing driven leads
    • Sales Prospecting and Hunting - Expectation to generate a high volume of sales related activity including cold calling, presentations, RFP’s, and out of the box sales solutions
    • Upsell Current Clients in Current and New Products - Provide market insight into the display and video offerings by generating sales specifically from key brands and agencies. Support the roll out of Verity in 2024 and provide market insights from clients
  • Relationship Development - Cultivate relationships with brands, agency contacts and clients to gain deep insight into their business and ultimately provide GumGum solutions for their marketing and advertising goals. 
  • Translate Client Insight to internal Product Team - Provide feedback to the company on how to best service clients’ needs
  • Internal Collaboration - Work with Account Manager and other internal teams to ensure sold proposals are successfully implemented and aligned with client expectations.

Skills You'll Bring

Bachelor's

  • Degree in Media or Marketing/Advertising field
  • Ideally 4 years of selling experience in digital advertising sales 
  • Experience managing a large book of business (2M+)
  • Must have strong selling experience and track record of hitting or exceeding sales targets demonstrated with a list of brand and agency contacts in addition to other assignments in the region
  • Programmatic experience required
  • Strategic relationships across Publicis including: Spark, PHM, Performics, Digitas

What We Offer

At GumGum, competitive base pay is a part of a total rewards package which also includes benefits, an emphasis on recognition, development, and wellness. The reasonable estimated base pay range for this role is from $96,000 - $119,000 annually.  The actual amount may be higher or lower. Individual compensation will vary based on factors including, but not limited to, relevant qualifications, work location, and labor market conditions.

The total rewards package offered also includes an employer-matched 401(k) retirement plan, and depending on the role, participation in a bonus, commission, or stock incentive program. Your recruiter can share more specifics during the hiring process. Learn more about our U.S. benefits & perks package at gumgum.com/benefits.

Awards

  • Shortlisted for Marketing Technology Company of the Year for the 2023 Mumbrella Awards
  • 2024 Winner of 7 BuiltIn Awards on a national, regional, and remote scale - including Remote Best Places to Work at #25 and Best Midsize Places to Work in Los Angeles, CA at #9
  • Ad Exchanger Programmatic Power Player 2022 and 2021
  • CTO  Hero Award of OTT.X 2023
  • Digiday Media Awards Europe finalist 2022 and 2021
  • Finalist for the 2023 AdExchanger Awards Best Video Technology For Media Suppliers
  • Gold Award at the IAB Mixx Awards in Belgium in the “Best Use of Advertising Technology” category
  • The Drum Award Digital Advertising: Game-changing Technology for Domino's case study

GumGum is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. At GumGum, we believe in cultivating an environment where our team members can bring their authentic, whole selves to work. Encouraging identity and belonging is one of the many aspects of our culture that makes us stronger as an organization and drives innovation. We are committed to building and delivering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workforce that is representative of the world around us, where all individuals are treated with respect and dignity - and to act swiftly if this value is ever threatened. We are constantly striving to be better, and we continue to take strategic steps to advance representation. - Phil Schraeder, CEO

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