Imgur is the world’s largest image-sharing community and the best place to share and enjoy the most awesome images on the internet. Every day, millions of people visit Imgur to be entertained and inspired by funny, heartwarming and helpful images and stories from all around the world.
With an audience of more than 150 million monthly visitors viewing over 6B pageviews, Imgur delivers one of the largest, most engaged and most influential audiences of millennial males found anywhere on the internet.
We currently have an opening for an experienced Sales Director to join our growing advertising sales team and lead our advertising sales efforts in the Midwest. This person will sell sponsorships and our proprietary ad units, and work closely with our product and account management teams to make sure our advertising customers are successful. He or she will have a track record of success and an entrepreneurial leaning that will allow them to quickly get up to speed on our products and begin generating revenue.
The position is based in Chicago, and we offer competitive compensation, benefits and an employee stock option program.
- Develop a strategy for building our customer base in the Midwest, including prioritizing target accounts, refining our value proposition and raising our profile in the market
- Prospect for clients, pitch new business, build and maintain customer relationships and generate sales
- Hit or exceed sales targets and accurately forecast business
- Work with account management, ad operations and product teams to ensure our client’s campaigns are successful
- Bring client feedback to the Imgur product team to help shape our product offerings
- 5+ years digital ad sales experience selling to advertisers & their agencies, preferably representing a Top 100 Comscore property
- Experience negotiating, structuring, and closing complex six figure ad programs
- Strong advertiser relationships
- Passion for visual, social and viral advertising
We support women in our company in the following ways:
-We have support channels of communication
-Leadership team is 29% women
-Maternity/ paternity policy
-Provide training and development opportunities
-Opportunities at Speaking series
Imgur is the best place to share and enjoy the most awesome images on the Internet. Every day, millions of people use Imgur to be entertained and inspired by funny, heartwarming and helpful images and stories from all around the world.