VP, Property Partnerships, Sports

Turner Broadcasting

New York, NY

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Job Description

Posted On: November 05, 2018

  • The VP is directly responsible for bringing in new business opportunities to Turner Sports
  • This is a proactive sales role in which the VP will work with Sales & Marketing teams to identify and secure client engagement opportunities against a list of targeted accounts by marketing the assets within the Turner Sports Property portfolio (BR Live, Special Events, Bleacher Report, and ELEAGUE)
  • Will partner closely with SVPs and collaborate with national sales to identify new business development targets and deliver sales revenue goals
  • Must build and maintain a strong relationships with marketers, sports marketing and media agencies alike
  • Responsible for ensuring accurate and consistent representation within the sports marketing and advertising community
  • Lead the strategy to build strong relations with specific new business target accounts that represent the greatest upside to Turner Sports
  • Consistent cultivation and stewardship of client relations particularly at senior management levels
  • Strong knowledge of the sports marketing, sponsorship, marketing services and media industries
  • Will work closely with Marketing and Promotions to build creative innovations to gain and increase advertiser investments
  • Will work closely with Turner Sports Creative, Production, Client Services and other departments to develop marketing platforms of clients
  • Must be creative, innovative, forward-thinking, high-energy, results-oriented, and able to thrive in a fast paced and evolving environment
  • Must be a "big idea" person

    Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 7-10 years related sports marketing and media experience with a key sales focus on marketers directly
  • Successful track record in terms of leadership/management skills
  • Strong business development background
  • Established client/agency/marketplace relationships
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of Sports Marketing, Sponsorship, Integrated Marketing & Promotions, Marketing Services as well as the television, digital and social media landscape