The world’s largest torrent client lead Director for sales in Russia


Vacancy Director of sales in Russia posted on the official website of the company. BitTorrent Inc is the developer of the same name, the torrent Protocol for sharing files between users. It includes two of the largest torrent client — µtorrent and BitTorrent.

In the text of the advertisement States that the sales Director BitTorrent will establish partnership relations with the Russian brands and advertising agencies to do the advertising in desktop and mobile versions of BitTorrent. In addition, he must participate in major industrial events and exhibitions.

The candidate is required to have experience from seven years working in advertising sales in digital media. In addition, it needs to be a key member of the advertising Association. Jobs in not specified, does BitTorrent already employees in Russia, however, among the requirements to the candidate referred to the experience of creating a business from scratch.

The salary offered by BitTorrent, the text of the vacancy is not disclosed.

The company BitTorrent has existed since 2004, although the bittorrent Protocol was invented in 2001. The company’s main office is set in San Francisco. As follows from the data on the company’s website, we now have products of more than 170 million BitTorrent users worldwide, and its software is installed on 15% of all computers.

The company already has an office in Minsk. In April 2015, the website Torrent Freak wrote that BitTorrent has reduced some of its staff in the U.S. and increased the development team in Belarus.

At the end of December 2015 cluster RAEC/Media (part of the Russian Association for electronic communications related to content) issued a statement in which he said that pirate websites should be deprived of sources of income, in particular “excluded from advertising networks, spreading contextual, banner, video or other display advertising.” The statement also said that a pirate can be considered a site that distributes copyright works in the form of torrent files “torrent, in principle, not an established form of legal distribution of digital content”.

This document was criticized in the Internet industry (in particular, the wording about the torrent technology), then RAEC stated that he was sent back for revision, and public activities of the cluster RAEC/Media suspended for a month.