Sales Director

At FACEIT we work to provide gamers all around the world with great competitive experiences for their favourite videogames. We develop unique products for players, partners and game developers centred around establishing and building competitive communities and ecosystems for multiplayer videogames. Our online platform is today used by more than 15 millions of players and we are proud to work closely with multiple gaming publishers and developers to keep building the next generation of competitive experiences.

We are looking for a Sales Director to join our company.

In this role, you’ll work collaboratively with the Marketing and Media team.

Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of the sponsorship sales revenue to ensure targets are met year on year.
  • Aid in the development of commercial strategies including sponsor attraction with full accountability of new business development, partner management and new revenue stream generation.
  • Negotiating commercial terms and concluding sponsorship agreements and ensure the appropriate drafting of contracts for the sale of sponsorship packages.
  • Team management: recruiting, training, motivating and leading a commercial team/department in line with company growth.
  • Advise internal stakeholders of all material developments within the commercial area and recommend action or additional resources required to meet strategic goals.
  • Act as an ambassador for, and promote the best interests of the business at all times.
  • Managing products for partner accounts from ideation through development through launch and execution
  • Collaborating directly with external development teams, product marketing teams, analytics teams, legal teams, and other stakeholders to define and deliver on the scope of product that aligns all parties’ commercial and strategic objectives.
  • Manage the prioritization process and work closely with relevant teams within FACEIT to ensure delivery per set timelines and clear communication across the business.
  • Ensure that launched Product learnings and insights are shared and applied across the organization.

Requirements:

  • Experience in Media and advertising is a must.
  • Experience in esports.
  • Substantial experience and proven track record in delivering success within sponsorship sales.
  • Innovative, creative partnership builder with experience in developing brands and marketing strategies for long-term revenue growth.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of commercial rights packaging coupled with an impressive client brand portfolio..
  • Innovative, creative partnership builder with experience in developing brands and marketing strategies for long-term revenue growth.
  • Strong management skills and excellent leadership qualities with the ability to grow and motivate a team.
  • Strong strategic and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and unshakeable under pressure
  • Results driven: thrives on challenge with a hunter mentality
  • Strong influencing skills: persuasive, able to win the support of others.

Benefits:

  • Training & Development
  • Work From Home
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Counseling
  • Lunch provided daily;
  • Kitchen stocked with refreshments, cereals, bread, spreads (coffee machines everywhere – our founding team is Italian after all!);
  • Pension plan
  • Flexible working environment
  • Monthly drinks and dinner in the office;
  • Monthly massages;
  • Quarterly team outings;
  • Your professional growth is important to us. We provide ongoing training opportunities;