Director of Branded Sports Partnerships
Digital Advertising Sales


New York, NY

$250,000 to $500,000
Based on experience with exceptional benefits, savings, and incentives. 


As a leading storytelling platform for publishers, brands and agencies to create and distribute engaging content for editorial and commercial use. Over 180M+ users are interacting with the brand each month across 15,000 publishers, in over 55 countries.


Director, Sports Brand Partnerships


We are seeking a Director or Senior Manager of Sports Brand Partnerships responsible for developing and growing content marketing solutions in the US market.  This is a key hire based out of the New York City executive offices and reports into the Head of Sales for North America.


The Director or Senior Manager of Sports Brand Partnerships is an accomplished digital, mobile, and social media sales executive, with a deep understanding of sports content marketing and native advertising solutions. He/she is entrepreneurial, smart, energetic, a problem-solver with strong communication skills and an extensive network of agency and direct client relationships that want access to sports consumers and their associated demographics. This role entails educating and securing strategic brand partnerships with East Coast agencies and brands about sports content marketing solutions.


Primary Responsibilities


  • Partner with US advertisers and ad agencies to generate advertising revenue and contribute to the company’s global brand partnerships businesses associated with the sports industries

  • Leverage existing relationships to maximize both short and long-term revenue opportunities

  • Proactively communicate and strategically respond to marketplace demands by developing a steady pipeline of new business that wants consumers associated with sports brands

  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of competitive landscape and market trends in the Fortune 50 - 1000 who want to be associated with the sports industry and sports content. 

  • Creatively package and position the firm in a highly effective manner with advertisers and agencies who want the valuable, "sports enthusiast". 

  • Meet and exceed revenue goals ar you build business




  • 5-8+ years of successful online media sales and/or multi-platform solutions sales related to selling sports related content

  • Strong contacts at brand marketers and East Coast ad agencies who enjoy being associated with sports content.

  • Proven track record of exceeding revenue goals and developing large scale strategic partnerships with Fortune 50 - 1000 brands

  • Expertise selling premium-brand focused content marketing solutions / advertising sales associated with sports

  • Experience introducing new products and creative marketing concepts to marketers who want access to sports fans

  • Highly collaborative; ability to work well internally with members of other key business units

  • Positive attitude, enthusiasm, high energy; roll up your sleeves mentality and a “get it done” approach

  • Highly entrepreneurial, comfortable working in fast-paced environments.

  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to close new business

  • Superior written and oral communication skills

  • Ability/willingness to traveling frequently, entertain and attend sports related events

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent required, Master’s degree a plus

  • Candidates with an understanding of BuzzFeed, VOX, Entertainment Weekly, Huffingtonpost, Thrillist, Refinerary29, Nativo, Time,  and many others, will appreciate the opportunity to the fullest from a career and financial perspective. 


More About The Firm


Backed by one of the world's largest media and entertainment conglomerates and investment banking firms we provide the best and most advanced publishing tools for interactive storytelling in the digital age. More than 15,000 top tier publishers and brands are using the firm's interactive formats to stay relevant including: Unilever, AMEX, Ford, Dannon, Samsung, USA Today, Huffington Post, Mashable, MTV, People Magazine, Hearst publications and many others.


With offices in NYC, Los Angeles, London, Hamburg, MENA, and LATAM.  We top the charts of most shared websites on Facebook globally and are ranked among the 50 most trafficked websites in the U.S.




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