New York Advertising Sales Director
Wikia - New York, NY

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You are an experienced digital advertising sales director who exceeds quotas and has strong relationships at New York advertising agencies. We are one of the fastest growing entertainment sites on the web. 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 New York Advertising Sales Director you will use your contacts and experience to generate new business from an ad agency and client list to be determined based on your experience. Target accounts will include top advertising brands outside of the gaming industry including CPG, Automotive, and Entertainment accounts.

You are a driven sales professional with strong presentation skills and a proven track record. You have established relationships in New York City. You understand user-generated content and love that our site helps people all over the world share their passion for everything from The Hunger Games to Halo. You have at least 5+ years of digital advertising sales experience – gaming a plus! 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.