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Director, Media & Partnership Sales – AEG Global Partnerships (COMPLETED)

AEG is one of the leading sports and entertainment companies in the world with a network of over 120 owned, operated and programmed venues on five continents. Developed by AEG, L.A. LIVE is a 4 million square foot downtown Los Angeles sports, residential and entertainment district featuring Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE and Club Nokia, a 54-story, 1001-room convention “headquarters” destination anchored by The Ritz-Carlton & JW Marriott Hotel at L.A., the Ritz-Carlton Residences at L.A. LIVE and Wolfgang Puck’s flagship restaurant WP 24, along with entertainment, restaurant and office space.

AEG Global Partnerships Division was formed atop the company’s organizational structure to guide AEG’s continued development. The Division is focused on sponsorship and naming rights sales, and servicing the myriad of partnerships existing with AEG Facilities, live events, franchises and music properties.

In 2010, AEG launched its AEG 1EARTH environmental program featuring the industry’s first sustainability report while in 2011, AEG introduced AXS a comprehensive entertainment platform serving as the company’s primary consumer brand including AXS Ticketing which provides fans the opportunity to purchase tickets directly from their favorite venues via a user-friendly ticketing interface, Examiner.com and the AXS TV network.

SUMMARY

AEG Global Partnerships is seeking a Director, Media & Partnership Sales who is responsible for selling all of AEG’s corporate partnership assets including AXS TV inventory, on-site signage, promotional opportunities, logos and marks, and on-line assets. The new hire will engage new and existing strategic partners to drive business value across all AEG platforms, with a key focus on AXS TV. This individual should possess a strong sales acumen and deep knowledge of the sports sponsorship, television and digital marketplace. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative team responsible for sales growth both nationally and internationally for one of AEG’s largest brands, AXS Television. This position is located in Los Angeles, California.

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Head of Sponsorship Sales – National Women’s Soccer League (COMPLETED)

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) is a ten-team Division-I women’s professional soccer league, featuring national team players from around the world. The clubs are the Boston Breakers, Chicago Red Stars, Houston Dash, FC Kansas City, North Carolina Courage, Orlando Pride, Portland Thorns FC, Seattle Reign FC, Sky Blue FC, and the Washington Spirit. Based in Chicago, the NWSL is supported by the Canadian Soccer Association and the United States Soccer Federation.

NWSL Media, a joint venture between the NWSL and A+E Networks and based in New York City, acts as the media and commercial arm of the league, overseeing all of its global broadcast and sponsorship rights. In addition, NWSL Media manages all digital assets for the NWSL including a re-designed NWSLSoccer.com, a new NWSL app on iOS and Android, and the league’s social media platforms.

Lifetime, the premier entertainment destination for women, has made an unprecedented commitment with a three-year agreement to be the official broadcast partner of the NWSL. For the first time in NWSL’s history, starting in the 2017 season, a league game will be broadcast on television each week of the season.

For the 2017 season, each of the league’s 10 clubs will play a total of 24 games consisting of 12 matches at home and 12 away. The 2017 NWSL regular season began on Saturday, April 15 and will conclude on Saturday, Sept. 30. The top four teams will qualify for the 2017 NWSL Playoffs and compete in the semifinals on the weekend of Oct. 7-8 and advance to the NWSL Championship on Saturday, Oct. 14 at Orlando City Stadium in Orlando.

SUMMARY

The Head of Sponsorship Sales is responsible for overseeing the sponsorship sales and fulfillment activities for the league.  The Head of Sponsorship Sales role will require collaboration across internal stakeholders (e.g. Operations, Editorial, Production, Digital, Legal, A+E Sales) and external stakeholders (e.g., National Broadcast partners) to maximize all revenue opportunities. This position is located in New York City. Read More

Director, National Corporate Partnerships – PCG SportsDesk (COMPLETED)

Founded in 2007, PCG SportsDesk is a full-service, independent firm focused on partnership sales, innovation and digital strategy to maximize scale, solve business problems and directly grow revenue and outreach for some of the world’s most prominent sports, entertainment and municipal brands.

With offices currently in Chicago and Dallas, PCG SportsDesk represents regional, national and international clients, including professional sports leagues, teams, events, municipalities, entertainment districts, and malls like FELD Entertainment, Hendrick Motorsports, Macerich Malls, Rosemont Baseball, and Village of Rosemont (Allstate Arena, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, MB Financial Park, etc.). Read More