Job title: Digital Executive
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: NH, NL
Job published: 06-07-2022
Job ID: 32192

Job Description

Digital Executive

For our client GumGum, we’re looking for an ambitious and communicative Digital Executive to join their growing team in Amsterdam!

Summary

GumGum is a contextual-first global advertising technology company that captures people’s attention, without the use of personal data. They believe that a digital advertising ecosystem based on understanding a consumer’s active frame of mind rather than behavior builds a more equitable and safer future for consumers, publishers and advertisers alike. Founded in 2008, GumGum is headquartered in Santa Monica, California and operates in 19 markets worldwide. For more information, visit gumgum.com.

Note: GumGum currently operates in a ‘work from home’ virtual environment with sporadic opportunities for in-person business and morale events (health guidelines permitting). There will not be any requirement to go into the office on a daily basis moving forward.

Overview

As GumGum continues to grow, we are looking for new talented and motivated Digital Executive in our demand team.

As a motivated Digital Executive, you will be having a great opportunity to learn a lot withing an exciting and fast changing digital landscape.

Within GumGum’s demand team you will be working together with experienced and enthusiastic people that have a love for digital advertising. Our focus is making sure all our partners get the highest level of attention, value, and service. They are the reason we are growing as a company, so we need to make sure we take good care of our partners.

The Digital Executive is a motivated team member who wants to develop their commercial and programmatic skills and wants to help get our team to the next level. You are a person that can work with internal teams and is committed to achieving and exceeding sales goals.

Your responsibilities within the team will be leading and developing key relationships and strategy across Dutch media agencies. You make sure our clients fully understand our vision and market leading proposition, you can detect opportunities and translate these into tailormade solutions, and ultimately closing the deals.

When starting at GumGum you can expect a solid onboarding program, making sure you get all the insights and knowledge to get you started.

And finally, as we thrive to get the best out of our teams, we also get to celebrate successes together with our teams and with our partners. So we will be having lots of moments to hang out together and have fun.

Responsibilities

  • Drive Revenue from Dutch Media Agencies
    • Sales Prospecting and Hunting - Expectation to generate a high volume of sales related activity including presentations, RFP’s, and innovative sales solutions
    • Upsell current clients in current and new products - Provide deep market insights into the in-image and in-video display vertical and generate sales specifically from key brands and agencies. Continue to support the roll out of Verity in 2022 and provide market insights from clients
  • Relationship Development - Cultivate relationships with brands, agency contacts and clients to gain deep insight into their business and ultimately provide GumGum solutions for their marketing and advertising goals.
  • Translate Client Insight to internal Product Team - Provide thorough and prompt feedback to the company on how to best service clients’ needs
  • Internal Collaboration - Work with designated Account Manager and other internal teams to ensure sold proposals are successfully implemented and aligned with client expectations in a timely manner.
  • Strategic Sales - Support the Sr Digital Manager in developing, managing and executing strategic sales opportunities

Minimum Qualifications
Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree, Media or Marketing/Advertising field preferred
  • Ideally 1 year of solid experience in digital advertising
  • Must have strong affiliation with selling.
  • Experience in both Managed Service and Programmatic solutions.

Skills

  • PowerPoint, Excel and Word skills
  • Must possess superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and organization in daily tasks

Personal Attributes

  • Looking for someone who is eager, motivated and passionate about GumGum’s products
  • Extraverted in nature and can build and maintain/grow client relationships at all levels (entertaining is required)
  • Proactive not reactive in approach with a strategic mindset
  • Flexible and have the ability to adjust quickly to changing demands or strategies
  • Is open and welcoming of change and innovation
  • Continue to grow and embrace both GumGum and industry knowledge
  • Must be a highly motivated team player

Perks

  • Pet friendly organization - we love our fur babies! Check us out on Instagram @dogsofgumgum
  • Incredible work/life balance with a collaborative and friendly work space
  • A team that has transitioned to remote work impressively, and remains highly collaborative and connected
  • GumGum Gives Back volunteering opportunities
  • Virtual company events and (optional) in-person celebrations
  • Virtual monthly team bonding events

Career & Development Focus

  • Ongoing learning and development for education opportunities such as webinars, books, classes, relevant conferences and events
  • Opportunities to pursue business related side projects and yearly Hackathon
  • Highly encouraged to contribute to open source software, including our own open source software
  • Environment of learning from peers, including meetups, presentations and blog posts
  • Opportunity to work with cutting edge technology
  • Life Skills sessions - geared towards the whole life/ health / person
  • Leadership Bites Dinner Series - connecting current and future GumGum leaders over great food and meaningful conversation 
  • The VOICE Coalition - through our council committee, The VOICE Coalition’s mission is to build an equitable, supportive, and inclusive culture where all voices are heard and all differences are celebrated through thoughtful, engaging, and authentic programming and community involvement. We’ve created awareness and appreciation for our employees through Hispanic Heritage month, Women of GumGum, Asian Pacific American, GG Pride, etc.