Sponsorship Coordinator, Pricing and Planning - Big Ten Network

Job Number: R50014893

Brand: Fox Sports

Job Type: Ad Sales

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Posting Date: July 12, 2021

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Sports

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, the business has ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. FOX Sports’ digital properties include FOXSports.com and the FOX Sports App, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, instant scores, stats and alerts to iOS and Android devices. Additionally, FOX Sports and social broadcasting platform, Caffeine jointly own Caffeine Studios which creates exclusive eSports, sports and live entertainment content. Also included in FOX Sports’ portfolio are FOX’s interests in joint-venture business Big Ten Network as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Big Ten Network is looking for a Sponsorship Coordinator, Pricing, and Planning to join their team in Chicago, IL. As the Sponsorship Coordinator, Pricing and Planning, you will coordinate all aspects of integrated ad sales campaigns. Additionally, you will attend and participate in most departmental meetings to understand their initiatives and articulate Ad Sales needs for prospective and current campaigns. You will also organize, coordinate, and track added value campaigns including maintenance of the added value grid, creation of cards for production and collection of logos/graphics, and added value inventory (both linear and digital).

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop, coordinate, and fulfill added value campaigns and general support for Pricing & Planning and Ad Sales (added value campaigns can include TV, digital, and/or B1G corporate sponsorship inventory)

  • Coordinate, ideate and strategize with other departments (i.e. Production, Programming, Marketing)

  • Organize, maintain, and collect added value grid, cards, logos, and graphics requiring constant reporting and tracking to Pricing and Planning, Production and Ad Sales

  • Work alongside Pricing and Planning team on added value and sponsorship valuation

  • Assist Pricing and Planning team in various duties such as ad hoc reporting, media plan analysis, rate card development, upfront tracking, etc.

  • Locate, cut, and distribute Sales Clips to Ad Sales Account Execs (added value and sponsorship element tracking)

  • Assist Ad Sales Account Executives in answering agency requests (RFP’s) and providing information for campaign recaps and other merchandising of added value elements/campaigns

  • Assist Planners in pulling pre/post logs

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 1+ years of sales support. Experience within a national cable advertising environment with knowledge of TV production, a plus

  • Excellent communication to gain support internally and externally

  • The ability to multi-task and stay organized in a high-pressure environment

  • Good interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships

  • Good organizational skills and a proven ability to work as a member of a team and individually

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Ability to be detail oriented and set priorities, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects

  • Strong understanding of BTNSMG portfolio, capabilities, and strategies to generate effective added value, and sponsorship ideas

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Knowledge of AVID

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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