Manager - Activation, Sports

Job Locations USA-NY-New York
ID
2022-4530
Category
Ad Sales Marketing
Type
Regular

Overview

Our Corporate Activation team is seeking an experienced professional to join a growing department. The Manager – Activation, Sports will play a leading role in bringing strategic marketing solutions to life across the Audacy sports platform. Our sports platform boasts some of the country’s top sports-talk broadcast brands, premium digital and streaming audio, an ever-growing podcast network, and virtual/live events & experiences.

Responsibilities

What You'll Do:

  • Act as a day-to-day Activation point-of-contact for specific high-profile Audacy clients – most notably our preferred sportsbook partners
  • Own the entire post-sale execution process – beginning with bringing the idea(s) to life, to recapping final campaign performance and delivery
  • Write and monitor the creation of client creative assets and deliverables to implement across Audacy’s sports broadcast, digital, podcast, and experiential platforms – ensuring client quality assurance standards
  • Work closely with multiple internal divisions including Sales, Programming, Content, Planning, Strategy, and Ad-Ops to deliver the highest level of work & client service
  • Maintain operational subject matter expertise in Audacy’s sports portfolio
  • Brainstorm ways to optimize campaign performance to confirm client/partner KPIs are being met
  • Meet with clients/partners and their agencies to discuss campaign performance
  • Prepare and present campaign timelines, status reports, and performance recaps both internally and externally
  • Create processes and provide insights to help successfully build a division
  • Build and foster positive relationships with key team members from entry level to executive level internally and externally

Qualifications

More About You:

 

Required & Preferred:

  • BS/BA degree
  • 5+ years previous project or account management experience in media, marketing, and/or sports fields a must
  • A passion for sports with a strong understanding of the sports betting vernacular and the current sports betting landscape
  • A well-rounded knowledge of strategic, multi-platform marketing execution
  • Experience dealing with various levels of professionals in a corporate environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be highly proficient in presenting and building client-facing materials using Microsoft Office and/or Google Workspace
  • A proven solutions-oriented self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Superb ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while maintaining diligent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Flexibility to work weekends, as well as early and/or late hours as needed

Vaccination Requirements


 

About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best collection of local music, news and sports brands, a premium podcast creator, major event producer, and digital innovator. Audacy engages 200 million consumers each month, bringing people together around content that matters to them. Learn more at www.audacyinc.com, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).

EEO

Audacy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Audacy affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Audacy, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.