Positions with the Indie Game Alliance

There's a variety of roles open within the Indie Game Alliance! In addition to the positions listed here, we're always looking for volunteer Minions to demo games and work conventions. You can join our Minion program here. Volunteering with the Alliance is a great way to learn about our structure before moving into a greater role.

  • Account Executive

    Employee Type: Independent Contractor

    Account Executives will work with between 10 and 35 Member Publishers as liaisons between their organizations and the IGA. Account Executives maintain constant relationships with their client lists, with a minimum of one contact per month. You'll be the primary point of contact for your clients, and will give each client personal and knowledgable assistance to maximize their IGA experience. This is a work-from-home position and should provide excellent opportunities to supplement your existing income. Your objectives will include:

    Extend invitations to clients to book demo presence and other events at conventions
    Ensure IGA is aware of new and upcoming games, Kickstarter campaigns, and expansions the client is working on
    Request stock as necessary to keep IGA's retail wholesaling operation stocked
    Personally ensure clients are getting the most out of their IGA membership by utilizing available services and partner discounts

    Account executives automatically represent new clients they recruit, and earn a 10% commission on all IGA revenue they generate from their clients, including:

    Sales of client games at conventions and wholesale to retailers (you receive 10% of IGA's cut of sales)
    Membership fees
    Convention revenue
    IGA a la carte services

    The desired candidate:
    Has an outgoing and friendly attitude
    Is knowledgeable about his or her clients' games and culture
    Can devote on average 1-2 hours per month per client
    Is proficient with social media and other forms of electronic communication
    Is an excellent communicator in any language(s) spoken
    Is a gamer first and a salesperson second
    Is a United States citizen or is documented to legally work in the United States

    The ideal candidate also:
    Is multilingual
    Attends or is willing to attend at least one major convention a year
    Has some sales experience
    Is proficient with customer relationship management (CRM) software

    To Apply:

    Email support@indiegamealliance.com with a strong cover letter explaining why you're going to be an awesome account executive. You're applying for a sales and promotion job; start by promoting yourself! Candidates who submit resumes are strongly preferred; please submit resumes in PDF format or LinkedIn profile.