Manager of Sports Partnerships


San Francisco,CA

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Job Description

Posted On: October 09, 2019

Ready for your next challenge? Looking to make the leap to the tech industry? Come join us at TuneIn, where we strive the provide the world’s best listening experiences. We are the leading service for music, top-tier sports content (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL), podcasts and news from around the world! With over 60 million monthly users, our mobile apps rank at the top of the App Store's Music category across 80 countries and territories. Our service is available across 200 different connected platforms, including all smartphones and tablets, smart TVs, CE devices and connected cars. TuneIn is a dynamic and thriving pre-IPO company in a growing market with proven potential. All of these accomplishments were made possible by our talented, passionate and innovative team dedicated to serving our users the best audio experience out there.

The Manager of Sports Partnerships will primarily focus on the daily management and growth of our partnerships within the 4 domestic sports leagues, as well as 140+ collegiate sports properties and rights holders. This team member also will be responsible for working with our data team on tracking and reporting on various listening trends, interfacing with external partners, and work closely with the product, engineering, content, and ad ops teams across the business. This is an exciting role for someone who wants to join a fast-paced and growing sports department within a top tier tech company.

What You'll Do

  • Work directly with teams and leagues on growing partnerships to drive more value for TuneIn
  • Directly negotiate contracts with new and existing content partners and rights holders
  • Complete competitive analysis, track and forecast trends within the industry to ensure TuneIn maintains market position
  • Work closely with finance & legal teams to complete financial deal models, review and collaborate on contract deal terms, etc
  • Collaborate with BD, Sales teams on internal direct sports business opportunities (partners like Amazon, FanDuel, etc)
  • Track listening data and report trends to upper management (working with data team)

    Required Skills

  • 5 years of partnership management experience within radio, television or digital sports company
  • Experience working with external partners and doing contract negotiations, preferably with professional sports teams and leagues
  • Experience working cross-functionally with finance, BD, Sales & marketing teams
  • Experience using Google suite, Apple Keynote, other business software
  • Experience building and presenting overview decks with PowerPoint / Keynote
  • Passion and knowledge for sports content & marketing
  • Multitasker who can handle multiple high-stress projects at once with a tight turnaround
  • Problem solver, independent, and proactive
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills, both written and verbal. Partner facing experience a plus
  • Effective time-management skills and the ability to produce excellent work on deadline
  • Familiarity with core business tools (Salesforce, Keynote, Excel, G Suite)
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally with others within the department and other areas of the company as well as thrive in a team environment