Integrated Marketing Manager - CBSSports.com (MaxPreps)

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Ref#: 28910
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: New York, NY, US

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Description:
Division Overview:
CBS Sports Digital, the fastest-growing Top 10 sports property, is seeking an experienced, organized, energetic, creative-thinker to join our Integrated Marketing (Sales Marketing) team as Manager.  CBS Sports Digital sits at the intersection of three powerful brands: CBS (#1 most watched network), CBS Interactive (#1 premium digital content producer) and CBS Sports (#1 in the biggest sports and events including the NFL, SEC Football, College Basketball/March Madness, The Masters/PGA Tour golf, Fantasy Sports and Games).

Role Details:
You will serve as the primary sales marketing lead for MaxPreps, the nation’s #1 High School Sports site, and in-house expert on the High School Sports space.  Develop advertising programs that tap into the passion and community around high school sports and the MaxPreps brand, including larger partnerships and on-site events, where applicable.
 
Your Day-to-Day:
  • Manage the full lifecycle of sponsorship programs, from ideation and RFP response to execution
  • Develop custom/sponsored content ideas for advertisers, working with internal and external production teams
  • Create marketing materials, media plans, and mock-ups outlining specific sales opportunities and maintain product decks used by the sales team
  • Execute on sold sponsorship programs, working with internal teams across CBS and external vendors

Key Projects:
  • MaxPreps/High School Sports -- serve as the primary sales marketing lead for MaxPreps, the nation’s #1 High School Sports site, and in-house expert on the High School Sports space.  Develop advertising programs that tap into the passion and community around high school sports and the MaxPreps brand, including larger partnerships and on-site events, where applicable.
  • Big/Global Sporting Events -- lead ideation, package development and execution of sponsorship opportunities related to big sporting events: World Cup/Soccer & Summer/Winter Olympics.
  • On-Site, Sponsor-driven Events -- serve the primary lead from CBS Sports Digital Integrated Marketing for the CBS Interactive Events team, jointly developing on-site/event-based opportunities to complement sponsorship programs across all sports and tentpole events.
  • Charitable/Community-based Initiatives -- serve as the primary point of contact for CBS Eco-Media (a division of CBS that harnesses the power of the advertising dollar to make tangible, quality of life improvements in communities nationwide) to develop custom programs that provide a positive experience for advertisers while driving incremental revenue for CBS.
Qualifications:
What you bring to the team:
You have --
College degree and minimum of 5 years related experience required in digital media and/or sports marketing
Must be incredibly detail-oriented and organized, a creative thinker and have strong interpersonal skills
Background in the high school sports space and/or sports marketing
Ability to travel to the MaxPreps office in CA a few times a year

You might also have--
Personal experience with high school sports (i.e. played on a team, coached, officiated) a big plus

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