Director, Business Development
Stamford, CT 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

Director, Sponsorship Sales

Role Summary:

WWE is seeking a sales executive to drive the growth of our sponsorship business. The role will focus on developing sponsorship sales across WWE's portfolio of assets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop a pipeline of qualified prospects large enough to meet or exceed financial goals
  • Leverage knowledge and relationships with brands and sponsorship agencies to develop revenue opportunities
  • Expedite the sales cycle through an understanding of client marketing needs, WWE capabilities, and accurate articulation of WWE's value proposition
  • Identify and communicate market opportunities within the sponsorship team to facilitate creation of compelling
  • Identify client business challenges and translating them into opportunities to sell WWE partnerships & sponsorship solutions
  • Manage client relationships from initial pitch, through transition/onboarding, onto long-term engagements of ongoing strategic management and leadership
  • Creatively explore upsell/leverage opportunities with existing sponsorship and media partners
  • Inspire clients and team members by contributing creative sales ideas that impact overall goals and objectives
  • Build deep trusted relationships/partnerships with sponsorship decision-makers within brands and their agencies to serve their interactive marketing needs
  • Accurately forecast revenue and proactively mediate challenges that impede sales growth


  • A 10+ year revenue development career track focused on integrated sponsorship sales, preferably in consultative selling to Fortune 500 C-level decision makers and/or similar senior level agency decision makers
  • Proven track record of successfully closing six and seven figure media deals
  • Strong knowledge of the sponsorship/media landscape including industry trends, key players and terminology, with the ability to craft integrated marketing plans and solutions
  • Strong goal-orientation with proven experience in building a pipeline of new business and exceeding established financial targets
  • Robust analytical skills, including market strategy and a value-based selling process
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including creation of convincing and strategic sales approaches, proposals, documentations and presentations
  • Advanced negotiating skills
  • Must be flexible with working nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Ability to work in Stamford (CT) and New York City
  • Ability to travel as required by partner needs
  • Bachelor degree required


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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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