National Sales Manager - IGN

Sales New York, New York


Position at IGN

Is sales in your blood?  Come join IGN Entertainment as a Sales Manager where we are looking for someone who will strives to build relationships with customers and exceed sales goals.


What does that mean exactly?

  • Represent IGN Entertainment with a high level of integrity and knowledge and act as a resource for your clients and agencies
  • Responsible for building and maintaining ad revenue, and when possible exceeding goals through creative and strategic selling.
  • Act as a consultant. Work with existing and potential clients to determine their business needs and formulate comprehensive sales solutions.
  • Ability to develop cross platform strategic online solutions across of IGN’s platforms including desktop, mobile, social, and more.
  • Ability to learn new systems and platforms quickly to keep up with evolving digital media landscape.
  • Work cross functionally with internal teams including Ad Operations, Integrated Marketing, Branded Video, Social, and Finance.
  • Focus on initiating, and developing relationships with key clients.
  • Secure strategic level relationships with senior client contacts within the account list.
  • Track and manage advertiser pipeline to inform and exceed quarterly business goals.
  • Ability to prospect for new business and accounts
  • Manage Account Executive and Sales Coordinator on a daily basis.
  • Strong presentation and written/oral communication skills.


What will get you in the door?

  • You've worked as a Digital Ad Sales person for at least 2-5 years
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Demonstrate an ability to think creatively, sell strategically, and communicate efficiently internally and externally.
  • You’ve got a positive, problem solving attitude
  • You’re a team-player with an outsized sense of fun
  • Must be able to work efficiently and effectively under tight deadline
  • Strong desire to win, and to continually develop their personal and professional skills.
  • Ability to manage stress well, and juggle multiple account challenges at once.
  • You’ve successfully managed multiple projects simultaneously
  • You communicate clearly and effectively

It would be extra awesome if…

  • You’ve got a passion for games and entertainment!
  • Experience in Game sales
  • Experience in calling on Brands targeting Young males

Here’s the good stuff about us


  • You’ll make an impact. We reach 238MM 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. Making your way in the world today takes everything you got. You want to be where everyone knows your name. At IGN you’re not going to get lost among countless aisles of drones.
  • We have fun. It’s all about games and games are fun. Anyone can offer casual work environment, flexible hours, and benefits. We can offer that and a place where gamers as passionate as you want to share some beers (if you’re of age, of course) and 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.
  • We get that there is no spoon. We encourage and support each other in creating new ideas by paying attention to the world out there, using our imagination, experimenting, and learning from success and failure.
  • We value irreverence. We want you to be yourself, speak your mind, lead shenanigans, and know that nothing here is above question.
  • There is value in games. We’re the experts and we’re preparing for a future where gaming is everywhere.


Come geek out with us, but be prepared to work as hard as you play. It’s serious business, after all.