LSU Sports Properties, the exclusive marketing and multi-media rights partner of LSU Athletics and a division of OUTFRONT Media Sports, Inc., is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the following position:
Sr. Account Executive, Sales (LSU Athletics)
This position is located in Baton Rouge, LA and will be filled immediately. Minimum of three to five years work experience in a sponsorship / partnership sales role or multi-media sales role is preferred.
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
•Report directly to the General Manager, LSU Sports Properties •Collaborate with General Sales Manager on sales activities such as planning, inventory development and sales material as needed •Maintain consistent prospecting activity including monitoring sports and relevant radio, television, digital and social media content along with publications for new prospects and activation ideas •Research and cold call corporate partnership prospects to develop a consistent pipeline of new business •Work with Client Services on client contract fulfillment, execution and review •Develop key marketing objectives with clients •Create and implement traffic building promotions with clients •Entertain and cultivate partners in various college sporting events •Be available for travel for client events, presentations & cultivation •Be available on game day Saturdays, evening NCAA events & radio shows •Complete all necessary paperwork and reports in the allotted time frame •Represent OUTFRONT Media Sports, Inc. and LSUSP in a professional manner
A BA or BS degree is required. Sales experience in media, sports sponsorship or entertainment field is preferred. Knowledge of the Louisiana market is a plus. Outstanding communication skills are essential for interaction with clients.
Ideal candidates will possess the following:
•Strong sense of teamwork •Self-motivated with strong work ethic •Consultative approach to developing marketing strategies for corporate partners •Creativity in positioning marketing rights and developing promotions
Internal Number: R-000998
About OUTFRONT Media Sports
OUTFRONT Media Sports, a division of OUTFRONT Media Inc., is the marketing and multimedia rights holder for some of the most prestigious collegiate teams, high school state associations and sports venues across the country. Our creative and disciplined team continues to implement community based programs, in-venue and on-campus digital displays, influence media, marketing affiliation, experiential entertainment, and game day domination benefiting universities, alumni, students, and passionate fan bases. Bringing to life these valuable, eye-catching, engaging and results-driven assets attracts a highly sought-after audience for our sponsors and advertisers.