DIRECTOR, SOCIAL MEDIA/DIGITAL

Agencies
United States
Competitive
19 / 03

The Social Media/Digital Director will be responsible for overseeing the planning and creation of social media and digital web campaigns of our clients, ranging from NBA, top global soccer clubs, international soccer tournaments, professional golf tours, notable brands and rightsholders in the events and entertainment industry.

Full description

About SPORTFIVE

SPORTFIVE utilizes the unique emotional power of sports to create and enable pioneering partnerships in sports. By delivering responsible commercialization, full-service solutions and long-term value for all stakeholders in sports, SPORTFIVE strategically and creatively connects brands, rightsholders, media platforms and fans by leveraging a global network paired with decades of experience and entrepreneurial spirit. As a market leader with customer centricity and vast data intelligence at its core, SPORTFIVE leads the sports business into the future through its digital solutions and aims to be the most progressive and respected partner in sports.

SPORTFIVE operates as an international sports business and marketing agency with a global mindset and network of over 1,200 local experts based in 15 countries active in football, golf, e-sports, motorsport, handball, tennis, American football and many more.

Team and Job Overview

The Social Media/Digital Director will be responsible for overseeing the planning and creation of social media and digital web campaigns of our clients, ranging from NBA, top global soccer clubs, international soccer tournaments, professional golf tours, notable brands and rightsholders in the events and entertainment industry.

The Social Media/Digital Director will report to the Head of Digital and will oversee 3 team managers and 6 digital specialists. This position is split between hands on tactical client delivery work and the ability to drive the strategic direction and growth of SPORTFIVE’s digital content service line.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Lead the day-to-day management of SPORTFIVE digital team with oversight of and responsibility for driving best in class product to clients.
  • Oversee, coach, develop and manage the performance of the digital specialists while supporting the digital managers to ensure the successful delivery of the digital team’s services.
  • Assign tasks and manage workforce scheduling within the team based on skill set and availability.
  • Partner on business development to drive the business’ response to growth opportunities with existing and prospecting clients through RFI’s, RFPs, and organic conversations.
  • Be on the cusp of trends in social media, technology and digital while applying to customers' target consumer.
  • Proactively looks for opportunities for the team to improve, optimize and evolve its processes as the company and industry continues to shift.

Minimum Qualifications & Competencies

  • 7+ years of experience in integrated or brand and digital marketing
  • At least 3+ years of managing 2 or more direct reports, preference to those who have managed 5 or more entry level to manager employees.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Suite required. Project Management tools (i.e., Trell, Asana) and foundational Adobe Suite skills (i.e., Lightroom, Photoshop) preferred.

Success in this role will look like

  • High EQ and empathy when managing others
  • Excellent presenter and storyteller
  • Superior organization, project management skills and attention to detail

Job Requirements

  • Non-negotiables like being able to lift heavy objects, working nights and weekends, no remote work, etc.
  • Essential duties are performed onsite in the New York, NY office 3 days per week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday)

Compensation
Salary Range: $105,000 - $125,000
SPORTFIVE is providing the compensation range it might pay for this position. The rate of pay offered will be dependent on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location.

Benefits
Working at SPORTFIVE provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision and retirement savings.
Affordable medical premiums starting at $29.43 per month.
Employees start at 10 vacation days per year (increasing with seniority) plus 20 paid holidays
401(k) with matching up to $4,000 per year.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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