Director, Corporate Sales

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 by Cleveland Browns

Cleveland, OH 44101
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
The Cleveland Browns are a professional American football team based in Cleveland, Ohio. The Browns compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the American Football Conference (AFC) North division. The Browns play their home games at FirstEnergy Stadium, which opened in 1999, with administrative offices and training facilities in Berea, Ohio. The Browns' official colors are brown, orange and white. They are unique among the 32 member franchises of the NFL in that they do not have a logo on their helmets. JOB SUMMARY The Director, Corporate Sales will be primarily responsible for the creation and selling of corporate partnerships, which will include rights, signage, promotions and hospitality elements. The Director will be also expected to sell Browns Media Network packages, which will include local and statewide radio, over-the-air network and cable television, as well as digital assets such as ClevelandBrowns.com, social media and the Browns Mobile App. Additionally, this position will focus on the naming rights of the Browns practice facility, their brand new premium clubs as well as gate sponsorships. RESPONSIBILITIES -Grow departmental revenue by prospecting, developing and closing corporate partnership leads for the Team, FirstEnergy Stadium, and any other special events as identified by the Team -Identify new business revenue opportunities utilizing existing and newly-created partnership inventory (i.e., television, social media, etc.) -Extend the Team's brand into new areas by engaging in strategic business relationships -Represent the Team at various networking events and participate in other sales and community events, as defined by the Team QUALIFICATIONS To perform essential job functions, the successful candidate with demonstrate the following competencies: -Bachelor's degree required. -A minimum of 5 years of corporate sales experience. -Proven sales track record with strong client and agency relationships. -Experience with a professional sports team and/or property is preferred, but not mandatory. -Strong written and oral communication skills. -Understanding of current best-in-class sponsorship practices and principles. -Ability to work weekends, nights and holidays as dictated by events or requirements CONTACT INFORMATION Qualified candidates should apply online at prodigysports.net/job-board. No phone calls please. For any additional questions, please email .

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