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Senior Account Executive

Whistle Sports, New York, New York

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At Team Whistle, we’re on a mission to build a global sports and entertainment company at the dynamic intersection of media, technology and commerce that elevates and inspires our audience and community of partners. Every day. Every way.

We're growing fast and looking to add a talented Senior Account Executive to our staff. The Senior AE will represent Whistle’s media business in the marketplace, selling a portfolio of social and digital ad products including online video, sponsorships and integrations of originals, and custom branded content.

Job Description

  • The role, reporting to the VP Brand Partnerships, will drive towards a team and individual revenue goal and will be responsible for an individual client list. The Account Executive will be given the opportunity to build and manage their own business at a national level, overseeing all campaign executions with the support of internal teams including Account Management, Marketing, Insights, and Media Planning.
  • The Sr. Account Executive will need to be a dynamic individual with a passion for generating new business and hitting sales goals while properly developing client and agency relationships.

Responsibilities

  • Manage a substantial account list inclusive of new business prospects and returning partners to generate revenue.
  • Work with the VP, Brand Partnerships to send client outreach and to strategize around creative solutions pertaining to client meetings, RFPs, proactive opportunities, and on-going conversations.
  • Collaborate with internal teams – sales, marketing, account management, insights, programming, and media planning throughout all phases of the sales process (pre, during, post).

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • 3-6 years of successful digital advertising experience.
  • Passion for sales and branded content.
  • Strong interest in sports and entertainment.
  • Enjoy the creative process.
  • Outstanding communications skills.
  • Organized, proactive and results-oriented.
  • Experience with video media sales a plus.

At Team Whistle, we’re proud to offer a wide range of benefits. These include:

  • 80% of employer paid medical, dental and vision insurance premiums for employees and family members;
  • Unlimited paid time off;
  • Fully paid primary and secondary caregiver leave (10 and three weeks, respectively);
  • 12 months of free online therapy through Talkspace;
  • Annual membership fee covered for One Medical, a membership-based primary care practice offering both digital health and in-office care.

Team Whistle is currently operating mostly remotely. Candidates not based near one of our main offices (Charlotte, LA and New York) will be considered. 

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.