Sinclair Broadcast Group Director of Strategic Partnerships – Advertising Sales in New York, New York

Director of Strategic Partnerships – Advertising Sales

Tracking Code

10960

Job Description

Tennis Channel is a 24-hour broadcast television and online streaming network dedicated to both the sport and the lifestyle of Tennis. Our network is home to every aspect of the wide-ranging, worldwide tennis community. Tennis Channel is carried nationwide by the top MSOs, as well as DirecTV and DISH Network.

Tennis Channel Inc. is part of the Sinclair Broadcast Group. The Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!

We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

Our Director of Strategic Partnerships bridges the gap between Tennis Channel Account Executives, potential Clients and Agency Planning groups. This position reports to the SVP, National Sales Director in New York City.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintains existing and forges new relationships with planning agencies and clients to maximize revenue for the network

  • Positions and sells the network against the cable television marketplace

  • Develops high-level presentations with the goal of attracting new business to the network

  • Sells and orchestrates cross-platform sponsorship packages with major advertisers

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree required

  • Minimum of 10-15 years' advertising sales experience required, preferably with direct contact to planning agencies and brand marketers

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience selling multi-platform sponsorships across TV, Magazine, on-site and digital assets or any combination

  • Solid analytical and organizational skills

  • Proven ability to develop creative ideas

  • Excellent written and presentation skills

  • Proven track record of follow-up and success in the selling of commercial advertising time

  • Skilled team player and a goal-oriented thinker

  • Proficiency in all MS Office applications

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Job Location

New York, New York, United States

Company Location

HR.TENNIS CHANNEL, New York, NY.Tennis.New York.NY

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular