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Director of Sports Partnerships


New York, NY

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Job Description

Posted On: September 05, 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 person will help these companies take advantage of our top of the line 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

  • Undergraduate degree required, MBA preferred
  • Ideal candidate will have 6-8 years of work experience
  • Superb people skills and communication skills with a focus on fostering client relationships
  • Highly proactive and organized self-starter, results-driven, and detail-oriented
  • Team player that motivates others and encourages diverse perspectives
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Comfortable working with Excel and Powerpoint
  • Well organized with 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, prepare for meetings, and follow up with stakeholders
  • Willingness and ability to travel
  • Business development experience in media and/or technology strongly preferred
  • Experience in investment banking or consulting preferred
  • A leader who embodies Jaunt’s six leadership traits: subject matter expert, clear thinker, externally focused, inclusive, creative and accountable

    One more thing:

    Avoid the confidence gap: you do not have to match all the listed requirements exactly to apply. Jaunt is a dynamic and creative environment made stronger through diverse perspectives.