Full Time Job

Manager, Partner Strategy

Warner Media

New York, NY 08-25-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WarnerMedia seeks a Manager, Partner Strategy for the Sports Marketing department.

If you have…
• The commitment to delivering the highest-quality marketing solutions and the attention to detail, organization and self-discipline to ensure those solutions are on brand and on time, every time
• The dedication to accuracy in both the exciting client-facing and mundane internal projects
• Effective time-management skills and the ability to prioritize multiple projects by importance and deadline
• A self-starter mentality, the ability to identify a need and proactively take on a project without explicit instruction from management
• An energy and enthusiasm that motivates and elevates the entire group
• The passion for, and the ability to, write efficient, noteworthy copy – from internal correspondence to external agency and client communications
• A meticulous eye for detail that ensures all team communications are accurate, grammatically correct and effectively edited
• The creativity to generate ideas that will drive revenue and the communication skills to sell them through
• The problem-solving ability, perseverance and positive, ''can do'' attitude to calmly get the job done when that incredible idea you just sold through, changes
• The personal integrity, accountability, communication and listening skills that foster an environment of trust, collaboration and teamwork with a variety of internal/external counterparts
• An unshakeable belief in your ability to efficiently, effectively and accurately multi-task in a fast-paced environment
• The ability to create an awesome Power Point, an accurate Excel spreadsheet, and a concise, grammatically correct Word doc

The Daily
• Bringing best-in-class marketing promotions to clients; developing innovative solutions and custom sales presentations that drive revenue and reinforce Turner Sports leadership position in the marketplace
• Cultivate the Turner Sports Story for the marketplace, specifically the Capabilities presentation, serving as a brand evangelizer for the Turner Sports Portfolio
• Working with Turner Sports Activation team to brainstorm new turnkey opportunities and proactively bring them to the marketplace
• Creating fully integrated 'Media Kits' with sponsor opportunities across the Sports portfolio (NBA, MLB, NHL, etc) and distributing to Sales
• Developing creative opportunities and proposals that strategically support key advertiser objectives throughout the Upfront, Calendar and Scatter Markets
• Creating post-campaign recap decks proactively for sales teams to merchandise our success and push for partnership renewal
• Owning the process from ideation to approvals, pitch development to final presentation and execution hand-off to recap deck creation
• Collaborating internally with Social, Production, Marketing, Sales, Research, and Digital teams to ensure opportunities will achieve goals and meet both client and Turner Sports' objectives
• Maintaining accurate status and pitch tracking documentation to facilitate workload management and the smooth transition of sold promotions from Strategy to Activation
• Assisting executive team in the creation of internal presentations, case studies and/or other high-level projects
• Delivering efficient presentations to a wide range of audiences from internal sales & marketing teams, to brand clients & agency buyers, planners and executives
• Manage the competitive tracking process by motivating Sales Assistants across the National offices to track events deemed appropriate, logging commercial breaks and sponsored elements

The Essentials
• 4+ years of related work experience at media/entertainment company, agency or brand
• Excellent oral, written, interpersonal communication skills; with good judgement and ability to interact with different levels of management and team
• Strong presentation skills with the ability to present both internally and to external clients
• Exceptionally organized and detail-oriented team player with ability to successfully multitask and meet demanding deadlines
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent in any discipline; major in marketing/advertising or communications a plus
• Be a pro-active, self-starter that takes initiative and anticipate team needs
• High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Word); Keynote and Adobe Photoshop a major plus
• Clear understanding of and affinity for brands
• This position will report to the Senior Director, Partnership Strategy

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4j10q-3-230-144-31-42 in your application.