Billboard: Executive Director, Brand Partnerships

Penske Media Corporation, Los Angeles, CA USA

Content is the cornerstone to all we do, and our audience is why we do it.

Salary: Base + Benefits + 401-k

Level: Executive (Director, VP, Department Head)

Duration: Full-Time

The Billboard brand is in the midst of a renaissance and experiencing exciting, massive, and transformative growth in every aspect of our brand, how we work with talent, fans, the music industry, and our fortune 500 brand partners. This goes way beyond the magazine.

If you are passionate about music, enjoy collaborating with a world class diverse team, operate from a growth mindset, prefer to be empowered to operate your own business, who is curious and most importantly values integrity and diversity, Billboard could be the place for you.

We are seeking a Brand Partnerships professional with sales/media/brand/agency experience who has a proven track record in strategically selling 360 brand partnership programs that include branded content, tentpole activations/sponsorships, and digital media. Having a passion for music and a baseline understanding of NFT’s/Blockchain/Web3 is an absolute plus.

We are looking for the following from prospective candidates:

  • Digital-first sales experience with proven ability to close at a high rate
  • Relationships with senior clients at both brand and agency partners in key verticals such as Technology, Auto, Telco, and Entertainment are highly sought after
  • High aptitude in creating big ideas and drive partnerships across all platforms
  • Ability to work with all stakeholders, including brand client, agency, social, creative and PR teams
  • Experienced in providing a consultative and solution-based approach
  • Ability to grow business and develop new revenue and product opportunities
  • Excel in a collaborative environment
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong negotiation and presentation skills a must
  • Must be flexible and move with a high sense of urgency when opportunities strike
  • Humility, Proactivity, Self-Awareness, Accountability, and Integrity are values we highly prize
  • Location: NY and LA

It’s all About You

At PMC, your wellness is top of mind. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to nurture you and your loved ones, including pets! Our package includes Healthcare (medical, dental, and vision) HSA with an employer contribution, FSA (Healthcare, Dependent Care & Commuter), EAP, Life Insurance, 401K with an employer match, Paid Parental Leave, Long-term Disability, generous Paid Time off (PTO), Pet Insurance, and Home & Auto insurance. Our Wellness initiatives rotate yoga, meditation, wellness weeks on a variety of topics, and financial wellness. We continuously elevate our offerings with more, for you.

Billboard: Billboard is the world's most influential music brand reaching a massive influential audience across multiple platforms. The Billboard brand is built on its exclusive charts and proprietary algorithm powering on latest news, issues and trends across all genres of music. Billboard scales its reach through strategic relationships with artists/creators, the ecosystems of people/businesses around them, and with Fortune 500 brands across various verticals. These relationships leverage Billboard's longtime brand equity, proprietary chart data and information resources to develop digital products, live events, and award-winning content. In addition to North America, Billboard operates businesses globally and will expand further into Latin America, Asian and Europe in 2022.

About PMC:

PMC is a leading independent global media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a passionate monthly audience of more than 310 million. Since 2004, Penske Media has been a pioneer in digital media and a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens across its ever-growing constellation of iconic brands, which includes Deadline, Variety, Rolling Stone, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, VIBE, WWD, SHE Media, Robb Report, Sportico, BGR, ARTnews, Art in America, Fairchild Media, and, among many others. It’s most recent acquisitions in music festivals such as Life is Beautiful and strategic investments into SXSW all point to massive growth. PMC’s journalists and content creators deliver daily the most comprehensive news and information in their industries and areas of coverage, unequaled in ambition, depth and courage. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 14 countries worldwide, PMC believes companies should not only be profitable but also forces for good. To learn more about PMC, our 2% Foundation, and our portfolio of brands, please visit

About Penske Media Corporation

Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading digital media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a monthly audience of more than 260 million a month and reaches users in more than 175 countries as well as a collective 390 million social media followers. The company houses a constellation of globally prominent and legendary brands, including Variety, Rolling Stone,, WWD, Robb Report, SHE Media, BGR, IndieWire, Beauty Inc, Sourcing Journal, TVLine, FN, BlogHer, HollywoodLife, Gold Derby, and SPY. PMC delivers exceptional content to consumers, business leaders and organizations around the world across multiple platforms: digital, mobile, social, print, video, broadcast, and dynamic live events. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 11 countries worldwide, Penske Media is the way global leaders and influencers are informed, connected, and inspired.

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