Director, Corporate Partnerships (Sports)

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Director, Corporate Partnerships (Sports) Time Warner
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Turner Business Unit_TBS ADSAL Industry Advertising
Cable/Broadcast Television Networks
Games – Development & Publishing
Online Content/Services
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Sales Location United States - California - San Francisco Requisition # 163773BR Position
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Full Time Posting Job Description The Turner Story

Turner is a division of Time Warner along with our sister companies, HBO and Warner Bros. We are better known as the folks who bring you CNN, HLN, TCM, TNT, TBS, Adult Swim, truTV, Cartoon Network, Turner Sports and so much more! From cutting-edge breaking news stories, up-to-the-minute sports coverage, and the characters we grew up loving on to the shows we love today, Turner continues to be the gold standard in first class television programming and a demonstrated leader in digital content. We tell the stories the world wants to hear. Won’t you be a part of our story? http://www.turner.com/
 
What part will you play? 
 
Reporting to the VP of Corporate Partnership Sales and Marketing, NCAA this Director will be responsible for the sales, presentation and negotiation of partnerships with brands, integrating those brands via IP rights and branded content across the Turner Sports NCAA & College Portfolio. This role may be located in either San Francisco or Los Angeles. 
 
What will you be doing?  
  • Direct and maintain the sale of Ignite sports services and properties with specific focus on NCAA/College.
  • Direct accounts from proposal through post-analysis.
  • Create and present proposals to secure business within targeting lists at the direction of VP.
  • Manage account services throughout sales process and post-sale to ensure all deliverables are met.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationship with NCAA Property partners - includes collaboration with property partners on sales proposals, prospect lists and status reports.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with all internal stake holders including Sports Production, Programming and Marketing teams.
  • Responsible for daily supervision of the "team," which includes assistants, etc.
  • Be a positive team player and active role model for support staff and other AEs including communication and collaboration with Turner Sports national sales.
  • Lead the development of strong client and agency relationships for applicable accounts.
  • Develop creative ideas and solutions for business responsibilities.
  • Direct comprehensive servicing and support for clients, etc.
  • Maintain working knowledge of research products, Nielsen and MRI.
 
What do we require from you?
  • Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years sales experience, proven track of acquiring new business and building and maintaining client relationships.
  • Strategic and creative thinker, able to take concepts to reality.
  • Understanding of 360 marketing programs.
  • Strong written and verbal communications.
 
But wait, there’s more!
  • Paid time off every year to volunteer
  • 2016 Best Company for Working Mothers
  • An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career
  • Part of the Time Warner family of powerhouse brands
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