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Digital Account Manager

Location: New York City, New York, United States


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 761

External Description:

About Genius Sports Media:

Genius Sports Media creates the next generation in content and marketing services for sports and gaming brands, powered by the fastest, most reliable data on the planet.

We are the evolution of the past 10 years of customer data analytics, programmatic media buying know-how, and live sports data expertise. We make it simple for advertisers to connect with sports fans by embedding content like real-time statistics, betting odds or video highlights into their creative. By optimising the content and delivery of campaigns around the sporting calendar, the service replaces scattergun marketing with non-intrusive, personalised messaging that captures the emotion of live sport.

Genius Sports Media also provides digital publishers with the tools and content to grow their audiences, drive advertising revenue and take advantage of sports betting content. Our flexible API puts a world of sports data at publishers’ fingertips, tapping into data points from 200,000 events a year across 30 different sports.

As part of the Genius Sports Group, headquartered in London and across 16 locations worldwide, our technology is trusted by the biggest name in sports, betting and gaming, and sports media.

The role:

As a Digital Account Manager, you will be responsible for building out custom digital advertising campaigns within the rapidly growing Digital Marketing division. To be considered for this role, you will be able to demonstrate a broad understanding of the programmatic marketing industry and have previous experience of Demand Side Platforms. Ideally, you will have exceptional client management experience or at least be looking for this as the next step in your career.

On a day-to-day basis, you will be hands-on and involved in every aspect of account management from supporting sales pitches, through onboarding campaigns, and monitoring their progress. You will work closely with our Trading Team explaining strategies and results to clients. Occasionally, this may require you to travel internationally.

The right candidate will be smart, professional, a first-class communicator, diplomatic and good at problem solving. You will have proven customer service skills, demonstrable leadership ability and be able to work on your own initiative.

This will entail:

  • Working closely with clients to educate them on audience targeting, data management and programmatic buying.
  • Giving insight to sales and management teams throughout the sales cycle.
  • Working closely with Trading team, monitoring campaigns and reporting results to clients.
  • Working with DSP providers to address issues as they arise.
  • Researching publisher opportunities in key territories.

Skills you bring to us:

  • +3 years’ experience in account management and marketing
  • Experience of Demand Side Platforms and Ad Serving technologies
  • Demonstrable leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Commercial acumen
  • Strong analytical skills and uncompromising attention to detail
  • Ability to clearly prioritize work in a proactive manner and remain flexible in a changing environment
  • A keen interest in digital media and ad tech.

Nice to have:

  • An interest in Sports
  • Experience within sports industry is great
  • Bachelor’s Degree related


Company Profile:

About Us

Genius Sports is a global leader in digital sports content, technology and integrity services. Our technology is used in over 150 countries worldwide, empowering sports to capture, manage and distribute their live data and video, driving their digital transformation and enhancing their relationships with fans.

Headquartered in London, we are the trusted partner to over 500 sports organisations globally, including many of the world’s largest leagues and federations such as the NBA, Premier League, FIBA, NCAA and PGA TOUR.

Genius Sports is more than a technology provider. We build long-term partnerships with sports at all levels, helping them to control and maximise the value of their content while providing technical expertise and round-the-clock support.

New York, New York US

Genius Sports is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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