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FanDuel // one-day fantasy sports
 
Sales, Full Time    New York    Posted: Thursday, April 09, 2020
 
   
 
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FanDuel Group is an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, & leagues. The premier gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel Group consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, & TV/media, including FanDuel, Betfair US, & TVG. FanDuel Group has a presence across 45 states & 8 million customers. The company is based in New York with offices in California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon, & Scotland.

Be a part of a fast-growing business at the FanDuel group by helping to drive significant revenue through creative campaign development & detailed execution.The Ad Sales & Sponsorship team is a revenue-driving partnerships group within FanDuel. This role will own key revenue driving initiatives; from pre-sales ideation to post-sales execution; & everything in between including creative design, developmentof new ad products,testing & implementation.

Role & Responsibilities

Reporting to the VP of Sales & Sponsorships, this role will be integral in leveraging FanDuels linear & digital channels to increase sales & create a foundation to ensure the company continues its rapid growth. The Director of Ad & Sponsorship Sales will be

Accountable for achieving sales goals & driving a cohesive sales strategy that is aligned with the broader business goals.

What youll do

  • Sell advertising & integrated sponsorships to national & regional brands & advertisers
  • Achieve or exceed revenue goals, & non-revenue based MBOs, where applicable
  • Develop strategic relationships with large advertisers & agencies across a multitude of categories
  • Maintain current knowledge of advertising industry landscape, market trends, & category/advertiser activity, particularly within the sports industry, & adjust strategy & tactics as needed
  • Utilize connections, network, & contacts to increase partnerships & sponsorships while also being comfortable rolling up his/her sleeves to actively sell in market
  • Be responsible for creating best-in-class sales materials for client meetings
  • Foster deep relationships with senior level executives & work with other key internal stakeholders to ensure resources & ad products are focused to maximize advertising opportunities & delivery
  • Mentor supporting team members & assist with their career development
  • Help VP lead a new functional area & strategy around sales/sponsorships that is achievable as part of the broader business strategy

Who were looking for

  • 7-8 years of experience in advertising & sponsorship sales with proven record of success; digital or sports background a plus
  • Deep knowledge of the advertising industry (ideally sponsorship, linear and digital) with a strong professional network of advertising professionals & agency executives
  • Knowledge or interest in fantasy sports, sports betting, & overall sports industry important
  • Superior communication & presentation skills & professional demeanor
  • Passion for developing high-growth strategies & tactical plans & seeing them through to successful execution
  • Collaborative & innovative leadership skills & the ability to develop, lead & manage talent across a successful, nimble sales team
  • Experience working in a fast paced, matrixed organization is a plus
  • Experience working with both brand & performance-based advertisers is a plus
  • Personable & approachable; no ego
  • Puts the companys best interest ahead of personal agenda; a true team player who is passionate about the brand & the direction of the business
  • Operates with honesty & sound judgement & is self-aware
  • Roll-up-your-sleeves attitude & approach

What you get in return:

Beyond working with such a great team?

  • An exciting environment with real growth
  • Contribute to exciting products used by a highly passionate user base
  • Personal learning & development opportunities
  • Flexible holiday allowance
  • 401K with company contribution match
  • Generous healthcare plans

There's more, but we don't want to go on & on.

FanDuel is an equal opportunities employer. Diversity & inclusion in FanDuel means that we respect & value everyone as individuals. We don't tolerate bias, judgment or harassment. Our focus is on developing

 
 
 
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