Founded in 2008, Roc Nation is a full service entertainment company inclusive of artist, songwriter, producer and engineer management; music publishing, touring & merchandising; film & television; new business ventures; and a music label. It is home to a diverse roster comprised of critically acclaimed recording artists, writers and producers.
In addition, Roc Nation Sports, a division of Roc Nation was launched in spring 2013. Roc Nation Sports focuses on elevating professional athletes’ careers on a global scale both on and off the field by fully conceptualizing and executing marketing and endorsement deals, community outreach, charitable tie-ins, media relations and brand strategy. Roc Nation Sports launched its boxing division, a full service promotional company, in August 2014 as well.
The Vice President, Strategic Partnerships Sales will be tasked with generating partnerships for the properties within the Roc Nation portfolio including, but not limited to artists, athletes, touring and special events, Roc Nation Sports Boxing, and any future Roc Nation developed properties. The employee will be expected to work very closely with senior management to achieve both individual and Company revenue goals through the sale of the above assets.
SeatGeek is the best way to buy sports, concert, and theater tickets. The company offers the greatest breadth of tickets by aggregating hundreds of brokers and ticket markets into an elegant interface.
Launched in 2009, the company experienced steady growth until 2014 when things really began to heat up. SeatGeek’s mobile app became the go-to for fans looking to book entertainment on their phones. Sales tripled year over year. While incumbent players have yet to “figure out mobile”, SeatGeek’s app is already converting better than desktop. SeatGeek now moves around $20 MM of tickets / month most of which is happening on mobile. The mobile growth caught the eye of Accel and other blue-chip investors. Now, SeatGeek is sitting on a large balance sheet ($100 MM raised to date). SeatGeek was actively seeking a Executive Vice President, Client Partnerships who could help build connections with sports teams and primary ticketing companies.
After building reputations as tremendous sports executives during a variety of high profile sports events and properties such as the 1984 Summer Olympics, the 1994 FIFA World Cup, 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup, and Major League Soccer, Alan Rothenberg and Randy Bernstein saw a critical gap in the marketplace for executive-level sales representation for sports and entertainment properties. Together, they decided to found Premier in 2003 and have nurtured the company into an industry leader.
These uniqueexperiences have allowed Premier Partnerships to develop an understanding of the critical issues and revenue drivers for major sports properties, teams and events. Premier’s experienced team of marketing and sales professionals enables clients to receive innovative and leading solutions that deliver results.