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Sales Manager Americas - FIBA Marketing

Infront Sports & Media
Location New York, USA
Posted 06/01/2017
Closes 06/02/2017
Sector Agencies & Sponsors
Function Business Development & Sales
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary Competitive

Job Description

Experienced, passionate, and with a reputation for delivering high quality services to its clients, Infront Sports & Media has become one of the leading and most respected full service sports marketing companies in the world.

Long-standing relationships and experience provide the basis for a broad Summer Sports portfolio: including football, basketball, volleyball, handball, cycling and motor sports.

As one of the biggest if not the biggest agency involved in basketball worldwide, Infront is constantly striving to find top talent to help us strengthen our global basketball team. We are specifically looking to strengthen our FIBA Marketing Team, which is responsible for all global marketing initiatives related to all FIBA men’s and women’s World Cups, Continental Championship, Qualifying tournaments as well as U19 Championships. As such we are looking for a

Sales Manager Americas - FIBA Marketing

This full-time position is located at our office in New York and is immediately available. Below you will find a short description of your responsibilities.

Scope of Work:

  • Focus on acquiring top level international sponsors for FIBA World Cups and Continental Championships in North & South America; project relevant digital content platform and project relevant events
  • Develop and foster relationships to key clients in the market
  • Utilize diverse and solid portfolio to penetrate previously untapped sponsorship prospects
  • Garner market intelligence/research and develop sales tools and campaigns for targeted clients, demonstrate ROI of sponsorship to clients
  • Acquisition of new sponsorship clients, contract negotiations/renewals, client relationships

Your profile:

  • Advanced education (university degree in business administration, communications and/or sales/marketing)
  • At least 5 years of sales experience in an international environment (sports industry or entertainment business - agency, sponsor brand, sports federation, club, media, etc.)
  • Relationships and direct access to decision-makers at leading regional and global companies focusing on sponsorship
  • Experience selling Digital Media sponsorship platforms
  • Flexible work style, willing to travel
  • Strong ability to identify, negotiate and sell sports solutions
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Proven leadership skills; talent to lead and motivate people in a diverse environment
  • Strong team orientation and ability to work transversally with teams from different areas (marketing, client servicing, sales) and cultural background
  • Fluent in English and Spanish; any additional language is an asset
  • High degree of awareness on all compliance related matters with special focus on Infront’s Code of Conduct and all related policies

Are you ready to contribute to transforming and enhancing every aspect of the sports industry? Unite your passion for sports with a rewarding career by joining our ONE team of talented, highly-motivated and hard-working individuals. Please submit your online application now.

Infront Sports & Media

Infront Sports & Media is a leading international sports marketing company.