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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

Chief Operating Officer – Jet Set Sports (CLOSED)

Since 1984, Jet Set Sports has provided its clients with unparalleled hospitality experiences at the Olympic Games. Jet Set Sports has repeatedly demonstrated its ability to deliver the highest quality Olympic hospitality experience rivaled by no other. Created and refined in the real time environment of the Olympic Games, Jet Set Sports’ hospitality programs are designed to cater to and exceed the expectations of a broad audience. From the individual Olympic Games enthusiast to the corporation with strategic business objectives within a global community, a scope of the Jet Set Sports customized program covers all the details from the first planning meeting to the Closing Ceremony celebration. The efficiency with which all programs are executed reflects the organizational excellence to which the leaders of the business world are accustomed.

Our official status enables us to provide our clients with access to prime event tickets and access to exclusive Sponsor Hospitality Centers available only to the Olympic family. Since 1996, Jet Set Sports has been a proud Sponsor of the U.S. Olympic Team and has recently extended our sponsorship agreement through 2020. Jet Set Sports has served as the Official Supplier of Hospitality Services for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, an Authorized Distributor of London 2012 Hospitality, the Official Hospitality Services Provider of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, and the Official Hospitality Operator of the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Additionally, Jet Set Sports has been an Official Sponsor of the XX Olympic Winter Games – Torino 2006, the Official Supporter of the Athens Organizing Committee for the 2004 Olympic Games, the Official Hospitality Package Sponsor of the 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the Official VIP Corporate Hospitality Consultant to SOCOG for Sydney Olympics in 2000, and the Authorized Travel Consultant for the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games. Jet Set Sports is also the Official Sponsor/Partner and an exclusive Authorized Ticket Reseller to the National Olympic Committees of Australia, Bulgaria, Norway, Russian Federation, Sweden and the United States. These partnerships represent a natural culmination of the impressive growth and accomplishment of the world’s leading provider of Olympic Games Hospitality. Read More