Digital Account Manager

  • Genius Sports Group
  • New York, NY, USA
  • 22 May, 2023
Full time Digital Leadership & Management

Job Description

A bit about us 

Do you want to join one of the world’s fastest growing sports technology companies? 

Genius Sports is at the epicentre of the global network connecting sports, brands and fans through official live data. Our mission is simple. We champion a more sustainable sports data ecosystem that benefits all parties. 

We’re looking for enthusiastic and ambitious people to join our talented team.  

If you see yourself becoming part of a global family building the future of sports entertainment together, then come and grow with us.  

We put trust in our people to deliver the difference for our clients around the worldIt’s why many of the world’s largest leagues & federations such as the NFL, English Premier League, FIBA and NCAA choose to work with Genius Sports. 



We offer a leading creative performance platform that sits within our Media & Engagement product set. The technology we use collates live data, such as real-time sports update and even weather data to build and distribute content across Meta, Twitter and Snapchat.  

As a Programmatic Account Manager, you will be responsible for building out custom digital advertising campaigns within the rapidly growing Digital Marketing division.  To be considered for this role, you will be able to demonstrate a broad understanding of the programmatic marketing industry and have previous experience of Demand Side Platforms.  Ideally, you will have exceptional client management experience or at least be looking for this as the next step in your career. 

On a day-to-day basis, you will be hands-on and involved in every aspect of account management from supporting sales pitches, through onboarding campaigns, and monitoring their progress.  You will work closely with our Trading Teams located in Colombia and Estonia explaining strategies and results to clients.

The right candidate will be smart, professional, a first-class communicator, diplomatic and good at problem solving.  You will have proven customer service skills, demonstrable leadership ability and be able to work on your own initiative. 


  • Work closely with clients to educate them on audience targeting, data management and programmatic buying and other Digital Channels. 
  • Give insight to sales and management teams throughout the sales cycle. 
  • Work closely with Trading team, monitoring campaigns and reporting results to clients. 
  • Work with DSP providers to address issues as they arise. 
  • Research publisher opportunities in key territories. 
  • Managing an existing book of business - including new client on boarding, upselling, cross-selling and renewing accounts.


  • Experience in Programmatic Marketing - this is essential
  • Client facing experience - account management, customer success etc
  • Experience of Demand Side Platforms and Ad Serving technologies 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Commercial acumen 
  • Strong analytical skills and uncompromising attention to detail 
  • Ability to clearly prioritize work in a proactive manner and remain flexible in a changing environment 
  • A keen interest in digital media and ad tech. 

Desirable Skills 

  • University degree or equivalent
  • Demonstrable leadership skills 
  • Experience working with Betting/ Gaming clients


What’s in it for you? 

As well as a competitive salary and annual leave allowance, our benefits include health insurance, skills training and much more, depending on the location. We also offer a host of softer benefits, including many social events throughout the year such as summer and winter holiday parties, monthly team building events, sports tournaments, charity days and wellbeing activities.   

How we work 

We have adapted a forward-thinking ‘Ways of Working’ framework, which sets out (amongst other things) the opportunities for Geniuses to work flexibly, remotely and on working holidays. It affects different teams and locations differently, so please ask for further information in how it would work with this role. 

Our employees are empowered to stretch the boundaries of what’s achievable, always reaching further and pushing the edges to see what gives. We collaborate, we innovate, and we celebrate. We will continue to grow as an organisation and continue to invest in our highly talented and diverse team of Geniuses.  

Genius Sports Group is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We recognize and celebrate the benefits that a diverse and inclusive workforce bring to our business, our customers and our staff. We welcome and will consider all applications regardless of age, different abilities or disability, gender re-assignment, marriage, pregnancy, maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation (and any other applicable status). Please let us know when you apply if you need any assistance during the recruiting process due to a disability.