Sponsorship Sales Manager

Mar 13, 2013
Apr 12, 2013
Ms. New York Racing Association
Full Time
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Sponsorship Sales Manager

Founded in 1955, and franchised to run thoroughbred racing at New York’s three major tracks (Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park, and Saratoga Race Course) through 2033, NYRA boasts a lineage that actually stretches back almost 150 years. NYRA tracks are the cornerstone of the state’s thoroughbred business, which contributes more than $2 billion annually to New York State’s urban, suburban and rural economy. In 2012, nearly 1.8 million people attended the live races at NYRA tracks. Factoring in nationwide off-track wagering, the average daily betting handle on NYRA races totals more than $9 million. NYRA has a vast network of websites, including www.nyra.com, www.belmontstakes.com, and www.nyragroupsales.com. You can also follow NYRA on social media platforms Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter, and YouTube.
The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) is seeking a Sponsorship Sales Manager to join its team. Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, the selected candidate will work to build new sponsorship opportunities and client database, as well as support sponsorship sales efforts.

The Manager will serve as the primary contact point for a variety of NYRA corporate and industry related sponsors. The successful candidate will be responsible for prospecting, presenting, negotiating and closing sponsorship deals; writing client specific sales goals, building and maintaining excellent relationships with third party sales agents; managing and/or supporting fulfillment of sponsorship agreements, and developing sponsorship packages that maintain a healthy profit margin as per NYRA policy.

This position requires a self-motivated candidate with a Bachelor’s Degree, an outgoing personality, and experience with Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel. The Sponsorship Sales Manager must have relevant sales and/or Sports Sponsorship experience, the ability to build strong relationships with Senior Marketing Executives, and demonstrated analytical and writing skills. This position requires the ability to work on site at all three NYRA racetracks: Belmont Park, Aqueduct and Saratoga Race Course for 7 weeks during the summer.

NYRA offers a competitive salary and benefit package and the opportunity to be part of the rich tradition that defines New York thoroughbred racing. To apply, please email resume to:


or by mail to:

The New York Racing Association, Inc.

P.O. Box 90, Jamaica, NY 11417

Attn: J. Levine

NYRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Visit us on the web at www.nyra.com

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