Brand Partnerships Director, West Coast

Hypebeast, Los Angeles

Driving Culture Forward

HYPEBEAST is looking for highly motivating and dynamic Director of Brand Partnerships to lead the West Coast Media and Collaborations Team at our LA office. Reporting directly into the VP of Brand Partnerships, this key talent will oversee a growing team of sellers.

The Director of Brand Partnerships will be an accomplished multi-platform account leader with an impressive digital background and experience leading teams that sell custom content-driven solutions across multiple mediums (display, video, social, email, events).

The Director of Brand Partnerships will be tasked with mentoring and driving the Media and Brand Partnerships Development teams to generate new business, nurture existing business and hit all targets in the process. This individual will develop the creative strategies necessary to win both on the agency and client level through responsive and proactive tactics and materials. The ideal candidate is both an experienced client relationship manager and player coach who is extremely well respected in the media advertising community. He/she is results-oriented, metrics driven, and hungry to achieve success, with a clear roadmap to execute on their plans.

The Director of Brand Partnerships will inspire and motivate each player to hit and exceed their individual targets. He/she will work closely with the head of brand collaborations to ensure proper proposal development and business development goals accordingly.

This is a great opportunity to lead revenue at a Company that is established, entrepreneurial, profitable and with the vision to produce leading-edge, multi-platform digital programs for the world’s premium advertising brand


  • Drive revenue growth objectives
  • Develop, implement and manage a thorough and consistent process with appropriate metrics for pipeline management
  • Lead, motivate and develop high-performing brand collaborations and brand collaborations development teams
  • Use Sales Force automation tools to effectively measure individual team member opportunity activity and outcome metrics
  • Ensure efficient department operations by implementing a lean and effective go-to-market structure
  • Be on top of relevant market trends, client needs, expectations and opportunities as well as shifts in the competitive landscape
  • Personally build and maintain deep relationships with key industry leaders, including client-side marketing executives and ad agencies
  • Execute a high volume of day-to-day account activities and weekly in person meetings, directly and through other staff
  • Work closely with other departments and business units within HYPEBEAST, including client services, marketing, editorial, product development, finance


  • 4+ years successful media sales experience
  • Proven track record of meeting and exceeding revenue goals
  • Outstanding communications skills including negotiation skills and well-honed consultative selling skills
  • Flawless presentation skills and the ability to lead strategic conversations that navigate the needs of HYPEBEAST and the client
  • A strong network of senior level relationships and relevant contacts at major advertising and marketing agencies
  • In-depth knowledge of digital media business and agency partner requirements
  • Ability to drive revenue in a fast paced, highly creative organization
  • A natural coach, motivator, strategic thinker and entrepreneur
  • Maintain valuable client relationships and strategic partnerships for the benefit of the organizationHighly organized and results driven
  • A passion for success on a personal, team and organization level
  • Ability to work well internally with members of other key departments
  • Deep knowledge and experience of Sales Force
  • Experience working with Men’s lifestyle and luxury verticals is a plus
  • Ability and willingness to travel
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree required

About Hypebeast

About With a dedicated team focused on the progression of fashion through visual inspirations and the provision of knowledge, HYPEBEAST's devotion and commitment has made it one of the premiere online destinations for editorially driven commerce and news. Spanning a comprehensive range of both styles and brands, from streetwear to high-end and from established to well-known, the HYPEBEAST editorial team has sought to make a positive contribution to one of culture's most important creative mediums. HYPEBEAST's daily news section has become an important destination for those interested in the latest developments within the fashion community as well as other aspects of culturally-relevant content such as art, music, design and lifestyle. Several consistent marquee features have provided HYPEBEAST readers with a unique vantage point into the industry. Among the most prominent ongoing features include ESSENTIALS (a look into the daily essentials of several important creatives within the industry), PROCESS (an account from start to finish of how products are created) and PEN & PAPER (an intimate look into the sketchbook of an artist). HYPEBEAST's editorial is further enhanced through its online video presence dedicated to creating impactful stories through HYPEBEAST's own stylized vision, the video platform will provide a further dimension to some of the most interesting and compelling stories within fashion and culture. To tie the various facets of HYPEBEAST together is our online store. Since HYPEBEAST's inception, an appreciation for fashion and product has been fundamental to our vision. An online store has given visitors the opportunity to conveniently shop and purchase some of our favourite brands spanning streetwear to contemporary and high fashion. A truly eclectic mix of numerous styles, our online store offers a one-stop destination for numerous innovative and highly sought-after brands.

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