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Vice President of Sales Americas

Room 8 Group is the world’s fastest growing strategic partner in external game development, co-development, art, trailer production, and QA for AAA console, PC and mobile titles. Since 2011, the Group has co-created a multitude of award-winning projects for world-leading video game IPs and franchises, working with publishers such as Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo, while leveraging its own cutting-edge tools and R&D capabilities.Through primarily organic growth, the proudly independent company is now home to 1,400+ creatives based in Europe, North America, and South America.

Location: Canada , USA
Cooperation: Full-time , Remote
Languages: English - fluent
Team: Business Development
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Room 8 Group is  looking for  a Vice President of Sales to join a global team of highly dedicated professionals providing world class service to the video games industry internationally. Our candidate is an accomplished business development  leader with a fantastic network and demonstrable success in growing new business in the game development business. 

Superpowers you have:

  • Extensive experience in sales, business development, and corporate strategy within the gaming industry; 
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, with seasoned presentation skills;
  • Knowledge of technical platforms, business models and trends – with an industry focus in Gaming,  Streaming, or Game Engines;
  • Experience in managing and monitoring performance metrics across accounts and account portfolios;
  • Awareness about online services and major games engines (i.e., Unreal Engine or Unity);
  • Excellent organization, planning, and prioritization skills with strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to maintain relationships with multiple clients and production teams simultaneously to keep both sides of the business satisfied;
  • Genuine passion for the gaming industry.

Becoming part of Room 8 Group, you will:

  • Provide visionary leadership to the business development team, setting clear goals, and fostering a high-performance culture;
  • Mentor, motivate, and develop the  business development professionals to achieve and exceed targets;
  • Identify prospective clients, develop and execute sales development strategies;
  • Drive account revenue within the client/account portfolio;
  • Manage cross-selling opportunities between all business segments;
  • Outline objectives in key target areas such as sales volume, market share, distribution channels and profit margins to guide promotions and sponsorships; 
  • Be responsible for sales and  up-sales activities by assessing opportunities, creating proposals and presentations, establishing relationships with clients and prospective clients, and  closing/signing new deals; 
  • Gather intelligence on industry, competitors and market trends from public and network resources. Track and synthesize trends and takeaways from global gaming markets and turn those insights into actionable approaches;
  • Participate in the development of business strategies to successfully achieve client business goals;
  • Stay close to the assigned gaming ecosystem and have close dialogue with developers and founders;
  • Build and develop long term, quality relationships with game developers and publishers from PC, console and mobile gaming space as well as other key ecosystem players to build and source strategic partnership opportunities;
  • Partner closely with internal and external teams to ensure excellence in execution across touchpoints;

Join the team of inspiring game dev professionals, and get even more:

  • Competitive financial reward;
  • Challenges to raise your XPs score (professional training and conferences);
  • Health insurance benefits, paid vacation, and sick leave;
  • A culture of diversity and inclusion to unite the most outstanding talents;
  • Community of people who understand and share your passion for games.

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Together we will bring games to the next level. Exactly with you.

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  • Experience in managing and monitoring performance metrics across accounts and account portfolios;
  • Awareness about online services and major games engines (i.e., Unreal Engine or Unity);
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  • Mentor, motivate, and develop the  business development professionals to achieve and exceed targets;
  • Identify prospective clients, develop and execute sales development strategies;
  • Drive account revenue within the client/account portfolio;
  • Manage cross-selling opportunities between all business segments;
  • Outline objectives in key target areas such as sales volume, market share, distribution channels and profit margins to guide promotions and sponsorships; 
  • Be responsible for sales and  up-sales activities by assessing opportunities, creating proposals and presentations, establishing relationships with clients and prospective clients, and  closing/signing new deals; 
  • Gather intelligence on industry, competitors and market trends from public and network resources. Track and synthesize trends and takeaways from global gaming markets and turn those insights into actionable approaches;
  • Participate in the development of business strategies to successfully achieve client business goals;
  • Stay close to the assigned gaming ecosystem and have close dialogue with developers and founders;
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  • Challenges to raise your XPs score (professional training and conferences);
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