The L.A. Clippers play in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Clippers have won two division titles (2013, 2014) and are coached by Doc Rivers. Under the vision of owner Steve Ballmer, the Clippers have emerged as one of the most innovative franchises and business partners in basketball.
In addition to on-court success, the Clippers are committed to making a difference in Southern California through numerous community programs and the L.A. Clippers Foundation. On September 11, 2015, the Clippers Foundation made a historic three-year, $3 million commitment to City Year Los Angeles, providing City Year the capacity to improve the lives and graduation rates of students in five of L.A.’s highest need elementary schools. This is the largest donation City Year has received from the private sector, and is also the single largest cash gift in the history of the L.A. Clippers.
The Director, Partnership Development will generate new revenue for the Los Angeles Clippers through the development of new corporate partnership sales. The new hire will engage new and existing strategic partners to drive business value across all platforms. Additionally, this position will be responsible for partnership strategy, business development and management of key relationships to ensure and bring value and profitability to the organization.
Nitro Circus is a leading youth entertainment and media property with a presence right across the globe. One of the largest touring acts of any kind in the world today, Nitro Circus also has an extensive list of broadcast partnerships across the globe, headlined by a US based partnership with NBC.
As the leading action sports brand in the world today and an enviable list of commercial assets including live events, broadcast media, television advertising, athlete endorsement rights, branded content, social media and licensed products fully controlled internally, Nitro Circus is one of only a limited number of properties in sport and entertainment who can offer such extensive partnership opportunities.
As part of an ever-growing commercial team, Nitro Circus is looking to identify a star Sales Director – Endemic, to focus on the sale of our broadcast advertising revenue and live event advertising offerings in endemic categories.
The Sales Director – Endemic will be responsible for generating advertising revenue across all of Nitro Circus’ assets related to endemic brands in the action sports, extreme, adventure, outdoor and related categories. The successful candidate will maximize sales for Nitro Circus and support the overall Commercial department’s strategic objectives.
Iconix Brand Group (“Iconix”) is the world’s premier brand management company and owner of a diversified portfolio of strong global consumer brands across fashion, sports, entertainment and home. Iconix specializes in marketing, merchandising and licensing its brand portfolio and has over 1,100 licenses with leading retailers and manufacturers worldwide that sell across various distribution channels from the mass tier to the luxury market, as well as through various media outlets.
This position is responsible for developing and executing seasonal marketing strategies to support a broad range of sports/athletic brands, inclusive of Starter, OP, Danskin, Pony, and Umbro. The position will work in conjunction with the Brand Management team to deliver on key seasonal objectives. Additional responsibilities include partnering with the creative team to concept seasonal campaigns to include talent, digital and social campaigns, public relations strategies, print and online campaigns, promotions, events, and in-store presentation.
The ideal candidate needs to have a background across traditional and interactive media in the sports apparel and/or entertainment industry, strong concept and presentation skills, and proven ability to execute strategies. Candidate must be able to articulate and sell creative to internal stakeholders through authorship and presentation of sound creative concepts.