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PARTNERSHIP AND SALES COORDINATOR

Full Time


The Drone Racing League (DRL) is premier global drone-racing series. A technology, sports and media company, DRL combines world-class media and proprietary technology to create thrilling drone racing content with mass appeal. In 2017 DRL is hosting a global series of six races, titled the Allianz World Championship, to be broadcast on ESPN, Sky Sports, OSN, Prosieben and other leading broadcast channels around the world. DRL is a privately held company headquartered in NYC. Drone racing is a futuristic, high speed sport where quadcopter drones fly the most insane three dimensional courses ever imagined. Pilots control the drones via remote controls, wearing FPV (first person view) goggles to steer from the drone’s point of view. The drones race at more than 80 mph and can fly inches off the ground to several hundred feet in the air, depending on the course.


Job Description

The candidate must be highly organized, creative, self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced environment. The candidate must have a track record of exceptional work in the sales, marketing or partnerships industry. This role will report to the Senior Director of Sales and will support pitch/asset development and grow the core DRL business.


Responsibilities

  • Research target accounts and creates the strategy and stories to break a new business and increase the share
  • Identify targets and draft initial outreach supporting DRL assets
  • Prospect and research businesses with the goal of setting appointments with senior decision makers
  • Customize presentations for clients/agencies, providing most effective information to drive budgets
  • Work with Account Manager to assist with retention efforts including servicing existing and new clients and accounts
  • Manage interactions with clients and prospects through the use of the reporting system including accurately documenting client information
  • Provide daily sponsorship updates and manage internal team communications and pipeline reporting
  • Professionally communicate to gather all relevant details; communicate with supervisor and provide timely follow up
  • Special project and other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Sales, Marketing, Communications, or equivalent experience in related field
  • 2-4 years prior experience in sales, sports, customer service or entertainment preferred but not required
  • Project management capabilities, including attention to detail across deadlines and multiple stakeholders
  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact comfortably and effectively with executives at all levels of an organization
  • The desire for a career in sales and partnerships
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and oral
  • Advanced computer skills required, including proficiency in Keynote
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize while multitasking