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Director of Sports Partnerships


New York, Santa Monica

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Job Description

Posted On: May 11, 2018

Jaunt​ is looking for a Director of Partnerships​ to manage and expand our relationships​ with​ sport-focused media companies, leagues and related companies. This entails they take advantage of our "best of breed" content production and distribution capabilities to expand into the immersive content and distribution category.

The role will work across all facets of Jaunt, including our studio, marketing, product, and technology teams to bring the best of Jaunt to each partner. The ideal candidate will have experience in media and/or technology and the ​ability and passion for building strong working relationships with media partners and internal stakeholders.

What You Will Own:

  • Identify and work with key content publishers IP rights holders ​to maximize Jaunt’s business objectives. Key accounts are among the premiere sports content creators in the world, including teams, venues and ​talent management
  • Effectively partner with Studio, Product, Tech, and Marketing teams​ to develop program solutions that create, expand and deepen these relationships
  • Ability to represent Jaunt’s production and technology capabilities
  • Build alliances and business relationships with each client working across each media’s organization
  • Negotiate commercial terms and manage implementation of the relationship

    Required Skills

    Our Ideal Candidate Has:

  • Ideal candidate will be 6-8 years post college or post-MBA
  • Business development experience in media and/or technology strongly preferred
  • Experience in investment banking or consulting preferred
  • Superb people skills and communication skills with a focus on fostering client relationships
  • Highly proactive and organized self-starter, results-driven, and detail-oriented.
  • Can be an excellent team player, motivating others and encouraging diverse perspectives
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Comfortable working with Excel and Powerpoint
  • Well organized, has highly developed account management. skills.
  • Can effectively support the VP of Partnerships with prospective and existing clients.
  • Ability to manage leads, coordinate with internal stakeholders, meeting preparations, and follow up.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • A leader who embodies Jaunt’s six leadership traits: subject matter expert, clear thinker, externally focused, inclusive, creative and accountable.