Director, Olympic Sales

Posted: 6/27/2019

Location: New York, New York
Function: Sales & Business Development
Specialty: Business Development, Sales
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


  • Effectively present the Olympics brand to clients and champion accounts internally across all NBCU properties
  • Effectively prospect new clients, generate sales leads and close the sale
  • Manage agency & client relationships through day-to-day contact
  • Look for opportunities to develop monetizable solutions for clients, and ensure clients receive superior customer service
  • Understand clients marketing objectives and develop a program to achieve these objectives.
  • Develop accounts from existing linear business to digital business. Work closely and collegially with the digital sales team.
  • Direct regional offices where planning, creative or client is located on all elements of the program to continue to drive the sales process forward.
  • Gain understanding of advertising/internet industries and business models


  • Qualifications:

    • Experience selling both linear and digital
    • Minimum 7 years of media sales experience
    • Bachelor’s degree

    Eligibility Requirements:

    • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
    • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
    • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
    • Willingness to travel and work overtime
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be 18 years or older

    • Detail oriented, reliable, self-starter
    • Exceptional time management skills
    • Strong computer skills especially MS Office
    • Exceptional communication, negotiation & presentation skills
    • Capacity to work with and analyze numeric data.
    • Excellent interpersonal and client relation skills
    • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
    • Strength in prospecting, generating proposals and closing the sale
    • Ability to build and maintain relationships at the senior level
    • Ability to understand brand & marketing objectives
    • Strong marketing background
    • Sense of pride in one’s work
    • Passion for the Olympics and sports in general
    • Prior experiences in sports sales and marketing preferred
    • Must be a team player

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