NASCAR

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We are a company unlike any other. We want you to bring your experience, skills and passion to our close-knit, high-energy environment in which our employees thrive and where you can prosper. We know the key to our success is our employees and we offer highly competitive salaries, a solid benefits package focused on wellness, and opportunities for you to grow and develop both personally and professionally. It won’t take you long to find out that you are on the right track here at NASCAR!

Where Speed Meets Entertainment

As stewards of the sport, the NASCAR vision is to deliver the best motorsports racing in the world, provide outstanding entertainment experiences, and continue to build a globally diverse community of loyal fans.  We are committed to excellence – passionately motivated to be the best at everything we do. We are fiercely competitive, relentless and resilient. We refuse to be satisfied with mediocrity. We are intensely focused on being the best racing organization in the world and, through unwavering teamwork, will work tirelessly to achieve that goal.

A Fast-Paced Environment           
NASCAR is seeking a Director of Partnership Sales to work from our Chicago corporate office.  This role will generate revenue through the sale of premium hospitality offerings and major marketing partnerships in connection with the Chicago Street Race weekend and serve as a trusted representative for one of the most powerful and influential sports organizations in the world.

Summary

The Director of Partnership Sales role is the right opportunity for strategic thinkers with an innate entrepreneurial spirit. Someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, can conceptualize, and effectively communicate big ideas, has strong research, written, and organizational skills, and who wants to work collaboratively to sell across multiple sponsorship mediums, including intellectual property, television, radio, signage, digital/social, online, print, events and promotions.  This is a strictly sales position that is responsible for achieving measurable financial results.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for selling premium hospitality offerings in connection with the Chicago Street race weekend concentrating on suites and additional options as determined
  • Responsible for establishing new seven and high six-figure marketing partnerships with top brands to help achieve annual revenue goals
  • Build, develop and track a robust new revenue pipeline and present to senior leadership as requested
  • Analyze specific marketing needs of prospects based on partner objectives, market strategies, category, activation potential and financials
  • Create innovative strategic partnership programs that exceed partners’ expectations and brand goals, aiming for integrated packages encompassing multiple sponsorship mediums
  • Secure meetings with senior level decision makers that incorporate a clear understanding of the prospective partner’s marketing and business objectives
  • Work closely with NASCAR Partnership Marketing team to ensure clients receive a superior level of customer service and activation of their partnership
  • Travel required.  Must be able to manage business while traveling for work, including attending local, regional and national racing events as well as traveling for meetings, conferences and sales calls as needed
  • Manage complex negotiations with credibility while incorporating multiple perspectives including legal, financial and business implications
  • Other related duties as may be assigned

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited college/university or the equivalent training & experience
  • 7+ years of sales experience with an emphasis in professional league or governing body, major league sports team, media (TV, Radio) and/or entertainment sponsorship sales
  • Proven success in exceeding challenging sales objectives by developing highly strategic corporate partnerships in a competitive marketplace
  • Strong understanding of the practices and principles related to sales process and execution of corporate partnerships including prospecting, analytical, presentation, time management and organizational skills
  • A self-motivated leader with a high level of initiative, inner drive and attention to detail that is adept at working both independently and as part of a team
  • Passionate, curious, proactive, and creative with an internal drive for professional development

To apply for this job please visit nascar.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com.