Who We Are:

Welcome to Whistle Sports: the global sports entertainment media network and community for today’s generation. With a massive audience-driven data platform, we create, curate and distribute highly engaging video content across social, digital, over-the-top and linear TV platforms.

We live to entertain, engage and empower:

  • Fans with the sports they want in ways they never knew possible
  • Social influencers & creators, athletes, leagues and teams deeper and more directly with their communities
  • Brands with Millennial consumers in unique and differentiated ways

We're growing fast and are looking to add top talent to our team that's ready to grow with us! Check us out at whistlesports.com

Primary Job Description:

  • Manage projects from RFP through completion
  • Manage a small team of strategists and project managers that you will mentor and whose work you will help guide to successful outcomes
  • Work closely with the Sales and Brand Partnerships Team to bring proposals to life with smart storytelling; leading the creation of strategic programs that solve for and map to advertiser goals
  • Lead the execution of compelling branded content campaigns across multiple channels, to support business objectives focused on brand equity, awareness, and revenue
  • Work with clients to gain insight into their business objectives and become a strategic partner able to translate their asks into actionable strategies
  • Attend meetings with Sales executives when necessary and assist with client entertaining, sporting events, industry events
  • Proactively coordinate post-sales duties for assigned projects and act as the day-to-day project lead and client point of contact. Manage all aspects of campaign planning, launch execution, delivery, optimization, and recap.
  • Harness the expertise of all internal departments (Production, Community Management, Analytics, Media, etc.) to ensure the successful development and implementation of compelling branded content campaigns
  • Monitor campaign performance and implement optimization recommendations
  • Provide meaningful insight and learnings from campaigns to develop case studies and other sales materials.
  • Stay abreast of branded content marketing in order to best service existing accounts and develop new relationships
  • Delegate appropriately to junior team members to support campaign development and execution
  • Serve as a positive role model with a strong work ethic and vigorously review all work to ensure high-quality standard

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 6-12 years experience within advertising/media agencies, social media, and/or digital publishing
  • Strong creative writing skills that make marketing proposals and campaign reports  jump off the page
  • Expertise in the space; you’re in-tune with the latest industry trends and have a strong knowledge of existing and emerging social platforms
  • A proven track record of communicating and collaborating with brands and their agency partners to execute multi-platform custom branded content
  • Experience working with top tier clients; ability to handle sensitive material
  • Proven leadership skills; able to be seen as a key contact for clients with an ability to think quickly
  • Highly organized with ability to seamlessly juggle multiple competing projects at once
  • Understanding of purchasing of biddable media on platforms like Facebook and YouTube to support campaign goals
  • Team player with strong work ethic, keen to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Process oriented self-starter with excellent leadership and communications skills for internal and external calls
  • Video Expertise: You're smart, cool, savvy, and creatively resourceful with concepting awesome video formats and telling interesting stories that millennial audiences can identify with, on behalf of brands.
  • Strong analytical and creative concepting skills. You have the ability to leverage insights from previous campaigns to inform the development of branded content across multiple platforms
  • Highly competent with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
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