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Social Media Sales Manager - Contract
Full Remote
Mid-level (2-5 years)

Social Media Sales Manager - Contract



Full Remote


Mid-level (2-5 years)

Job description

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Position at IGN

About IGN IGN Entertainment is one of the leading Internet media companies focused on video games and entertainment. IGN reaches more than 286 million monthly users around the world, and is followed by more than 56MM social and YouTube followers. IGN publishes content daily on 35 platforms including TikTok, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. IGN content is localized in 20 languages and 110 countries and hosted on websites and native applications on mobile, connected TV, and Xbox and PlayStation platforms.

Established in 1996, IGN is headquartered in Los Angeles, with offices in San Francisco, New York, and London.

The Opportunity

Come join IGN as a Social Media Sales Manager!

Key Responsibilities

  • Create demand for social first campaigns and increase social monetization for IGN across major social platforms.
  • Exceed quarterly and annual revenue targets based on your account list. To be successful, you’ll be strategic when finding opportunities (prospecting) with new advertisers.
  • Work with existing advertisers to develop social media marketing campaigns with the goal of driving revenue.
  • Develop comprehensive proposals that monetize our social media presence across all platforms.
  • Create and present sales collateral with strong positioning to showcase IGN social media content as best in class.
  • Take a consultative approach with clients and agencies, acting as a partner to help create the best social media campaigns while representing IGN with a high level of integrity and knowledge.
  • Focus on growing, building and strengthening relationships with key contacts at both agency and client direct levels to create repeat business.
  • Develop and execute social media marketing solutions through research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification
  • Track and manage revenue pipeline
  • Work cross departmentally to develop and innovate on the current suite of social media products including ad products, branded content, and more.
  • Track and share competitive campaigns to increase awareness for great social media campaigns across the organization

Job Qualifications

  • You have at least 5 years experience in Social Media Marketing or as a Digital Media Specialist.
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Demonstrate an ability to think creatively, sell strategically, and communicate effectively to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong presentation and written/verbal communication skills required.
  • You’ve got a positive, problem solving attitude with a collaborative mindset. Able to learn new systems and platforms quickly to keep up with the evolving social media landscape.
  • Flexibility to handle multiple complex projects while working collaboratively across departments with teams including Ad Operations, Creative Services, Social, Content, and Finance.

Our Culture and Values

At IGN, we believe diversity stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of new ideas, and enriches our personal and professional lives. We are committed to championing diversity in all that we do, weaving fairness and equity into the fabric of our organization, and achieving a safe, welcoming, inclusive, and antiracist culture where everyone belongs and everyone can thrive.

Here’s the good stuff about us…

  • You’ll make an impact. We reach 286 MM monthly unique users. We’re big time, but we’re not afraid to give you real opportunities to be epic and make a difference immediately.
  • We’ve got a big presence, but a small team.
  • We have fun. It’s all about games and games are fun. Anyone can offer a casual work environment, flexible hours, and benefits. We can offer that and a place where gamers as passionate as you want to plot your demise in the arcade/game room.
  • We’re passionate about what we do. IGN employees understand our users, because they are our users. We have a personal interest in providing the best possible product.

IGN offers competitive salaries in addition to robust health and wellness focused benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability benefits; Flexible Spending accounts, 401(k) with company match, an

Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Pregnancy and Parental leave, Family Planning Support via Maven, Flexible Time Off, Volunteer Time Off, Fitness Reimbursement as well as employee-focused engagement and education programs, including Employee Resource Groups and company-sponsored events. If you’re seeking a dynamic work environment where you can see the direct impact of your performance, then IGN is the place for you.

IGN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Salary Disclosure: Ziff Davis provides a range for the base pay. Factors that may be used to determine your actual pay may include your specific job related knowledge, skills, experience, and geographic location. The pay for this position is 5% incentive compensation of all sales (for eligible roles only), 401K with company match, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, short and long-term disability, and a flexible time off policy.


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