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The Walt Disney Company Sports Brand Solutions Coordinator in New York, New York

The Sports Brand Solutions group is a team of experts that provide creative marketing sponsorship and integration opportunities across ESPN’s vast content portfolio. The team is responsible for the sponsorship process including, but not limited to, strategy, ideation, and execution.

The primary function of the team is to generate and maximize revenue across our robust multimedia programming, working closely with Disney Ad Sales, ESPN Production/Programming, and Advertisers.

The Coordinator, Sports Brand Solutions, will be responsible for supporting our sponsorship business specifically for Major League Baseball, Little League World Series, Major League Soccer, US Soccer, EURO 2020, and host of other Baseball/Soccer focused programming on ESPN platforms.

The primary role will be to work with various internal teams to schedule and book on-air and digital/social sponsorships for all programming related to baseball and soccer. This includes but is not limited to Live Event Programming, Studio Shows, Digital/Social Handles.

The Coordinator will play a key role in creating and maintaining grids for each property to ensure proper allocation for each program and all digital/social sponsorship.

Ultimately, the responsibilities will be to keep order and process across all sponsorship efforts, streamlining all areas of the business from pitch through execution

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, GoogleDocs

  • 1+ year of marketing or sponsorship preferred

  • Highly organized, time management skills, ability to multi-task

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Team player with the desire to do whatever it takes

  • Willingness to work flexible hours and/or occasional travel

Post Sale

  • Book features within Disney Ad Sales/ESPN systems (managing the process directly with the sales teams and their clients)

  • Communicate with TV Ad Ops any schedule changes and updates

  • Manage Sponsorship tracking grids for the SBS team to maintain a clear perspective on integration availability and potential content overlaps to consider in given windows that impact production and sales conversations

  • View and clip integrations to confirm accuracy, share with sales teams, and elevate any issues

  • Assist Manager in the creation, delivery, and maintenance of sponsored graphics and studio requests

Sales Materials

  • Assist in developing sales opportunities for Baseball/Soccer Programming

  • Assist with digital and social product creation

  • Assist with multimedia pricing requests

  • Support the ideation process for new opportunities

  • Upload/Update materials across Sharepoint and SalesHub

  • Communicate opportunities to sales utilizing organization-wide processes

Streamline Communication and Transparency

  • Manage status reports, meeting recap notes, etc.

  • Assist with the upkeep and distribution of weekly obligations across the sport vertical (includes ESPN production, programming, commercial operations, etc.)

Required Education :

  • Bachelor's degree

Preferred Education :

  • Proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, GoogleDocs

  • 1+ year of marketing or sponsorship preferred

  • Highly organized, time management skills, ability to multi-task

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Team player with the desire to do whatever it takes

  • Willingness to work flexible hours and/or occasional travel

Company Overview :

English

Job ID: 735652BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Direct-to-Consumer and International

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