About Wurl, Inc.
Do you want to help grow an incredible entertainment and ad tech company with a fantastic culture, collaborate and grow your career, while working remotely?
Wurl, the world leader in powering streaming TV, interconnects over 1200 streaming channels from the world’s top content companies with the leading streaming distribution services in over 50 countries. The Wurl Network platform helps leading studios such as A+E Networks, AMC Networks, BBC Studios, Bloomberg, CNN, Reuters and Sony, deliver programming to the biggest streaming platforms, including Amazon IMDb TV, LG, Roku, Samsung TV Plus, Rakuten, Twitch, and VIZIO, while maximizing monetization. Reaching over 300 million connected TVs around the globe, Wurl makes it effortless for content companies to build and track global distribution for branded linear channels, live events, and on-demand programming to manage and monetize their ad inventory.
We're an entertainment tech startup with 160+ team members across the world. We've been recognized as a “Great Place to Work" after the first two years by fostering an inclusive and mission-driven culture. In addition to stock options and great benefits, our people work remotely.
**Our employees love working with us because we have a great and positive work culture, incredible health and wellness benefits, competitive annual PTO, parental leave, opportunities for career growth, and we are entirely remote! **
Director, Advertising Sales, US - Remote, Full Time
Wurl is looking for an experienced and strategic Director, Advertising Sales for the US Advertising team, who is multi-skilled and knowledgeable in the media sales space, particularly with Entertainment, Content or Television advertising sales experience. Our ideal candidate is able to hire, manage, and grow a team of hungry media sellers to cover the US region (both advertising media agencies and their Fortune 500 clients).
This is a senior role, requiring experience with the above, and the business acumen needed to build and model revenue targets to grow a healthy advertising sales org from the ground up. This role reports to the VP, Advertising. This role interfaces with the CEO and many other leaders across our business.
You’ll also help us strategically partner with Content Providers and Agencies, Brands, and major DSPs/SSPs to grow both the revenue for content providers as well as support us on inventory growth: Helping to add to a massive pool of 780M+ 30-second available impressions.
Ideally, you have worked in ConnectedTV (CTV) or are highly experienced in media sales and have a strong rolodex with key Fortune 500 buyers and their agency partners. You thrive in the creative, fast-paced, and autonomous culture that comes with a mid-stage start-up in its growth phase. This role is an incredible opportunity to generate a huge impact and be an industry leader in an exploding space -- CTV!
Some occasional travel for pitches and deal-making will be required once COVID restrictions are fully lifted. As of now, all meetings are remote, for your safety and safety of all Wurl employees.
Competitive Compensation and Comp Plan for the right candidate
What We Offer
Wurl provides a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life/disability insurance, 4 weeks of paid time off, 10 paid holidays, 401(k), flexible schedules and HSA. We are a fun, creative and collaborative remote work environment, headquartered in Palo Alto, CA. We live our values everyday in how we work with one another and support our clients. Wurl is truly a unique place to learn, create and have a daily impact on millions of people every day.
Our promise to you
Few companies will allow you to thrive like you will at Wurl. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with the industry’s brightest minds and most innovative thinkers. You will enjoy ongoing mentorship, and you will understand what we mean by “human connection.” You will be proud to say you’re a part of the company revolutionizing TV.