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Director - Brand Partnerships

Whistle Sports, New York, NY

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Whistle is looking for a Director, Brand Partnerships to sell a portfolio of social and digital ad products including online video and custom branded content. The Director will drive towards a bi-annual sales goal and own an individual goal and client list while building and managing his/her own business at a national level across multiple categories. The Director needs to be a dynamic individual with a passion for generating new business and hitting sales goals while properly developing client and agency relationships.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a sales strategy for an account list/territory for generating revenue through premium direct sales to brands and agencies as well as RFP agency business.
  • Drive weekly pipeline development through qualified weekly meetings in the field with key clients and decision makers.
  • Personally build and maintain deep relationships with key advertisers (heavy focus on media agencies and brand/clients).
  • Work with brand strategy and research teams to utilize data and research as a key means for generating sales interest among specific clients and categories.
  • Identify and close strategic integrated partnerships driven by any combination of Whistle products including digital media, branded content, product placement, influencer marketing, sponsorship, and audio.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • 4-6 years of successful media experience or relevant sales experience within video content or digital media.
  • Strong work ethic, organization, and communication skills.
  • Passion for digital marketing, sports and entertainment, and content.
  • A network of relationships and relevant contacts at either clients and agencies within key categories including CPG, Food, QSR, Technology, Travel, Gaming, Retail, Men’s Health & Grooming.

About Whistle Sports

WHO WE ARE Whistle Sports is the global sports media network and community for today’s generation. With a massive audience-driven data platform, we create, curate and distribute highly engaging video content across social, digital, over-the-top and linear TV platforms. Hundreds of millions of fans follow along to see new videos from Whistle Sports and our creator partners including Dude Perfect, F2 Freestylers, Brodie Smith, Nitro Circus, and Indi Cowie. We are official partners of some of the biggest sports leagues on the planet including the NFL, MLB, and NASCAR, and some of the biggest sports broadcasters including NBC Sports and Sky Sports.

Want to learn more about Whistle Sports? Visit Whistle Sports's website.