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Sales Director - Sponsorships
The Sales Director - Sponsorships will have a minimum of 5 years sales experience and proven track record of developing and selling 6-figure sponsorships and promotions in sports and entertainment, sponsorship activation planning and execution, excellent client service, new saleable asset development (tangible and intangible) and proposal development. Sponsorship valuation and measurement experience along with media and online promotion sales experience highly desirable.
Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. leases and manages Henry Maier Festival Park, produces Summerfest, “The World’s Largest Music Festival” and hosts Milwaukee’s ethnic festivals along with additional events throughout the festival season. The 501(c)3 organization is hiring a Sales Director - Sponsorships to build new relationships and new sponsorship revenue as part of the Summerfest Sales and Marketing Department. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional sponsorship knowledge and solid relationships, have a proven sales track record and ongoing passion for building new business through leveraging sports, entertainment, advertising, digital and social media assets. The Sales Director will be an excellent creative thinker and developer of saleable assets and concepts to address specific sponsor and property objectives.
The successful candidate will possess an insatiable drive for targeting and prospecting while harvesting existing relationships with brands and marketers locally, regionally and nationally. The successful candidate must be a polished and effective presenter and cultivator of C-level relationships and understand the various approaches brands utilize to generate specific marketing results via sponsorships and promotions.
The ideal candidate will have a command of traditional and digital sponsorship approaches and measurement and must be detail-orientated, self-motivated, an excellent communicator and knowledgeable about the music and entertainment industries. The ideal candidate will have direct experience with properties and events and have a solid understanding of media and digital properties.
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Please send cover letter and resume along with salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Sales Director" in the subject line.