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Director, Development – Memphis Grizzlies (Memphis, TN)

October 12, 2017
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Position PurposeThe Director, Development will be responsible for (1) generating revenue through the development of marketing partnerships for the Memphis Grizzlies, and associated properties, including FedExForum, Grind City Media, Memphis Hustle (G League), and Grizz Gaming (NBA 2K League), (2) assisting in the creation and deployment of departmental revenue strategies, including but not limited to category attack, content development & monetization, regional & international approach, media deal optimization, etc. and (3) serving as leader and mentor for the partnership development and sales team, including team pipeline management, implementing best practice sales strategies, identifying growth opportunities for individual sellers, creating targeted individual development plans, etc.  This individual should possess high level business development experience and a proven track record driving revenue in the sports marketing, advertising, and/or events industries.  The Director, Development will work closely with other members of the Partnership Marketing team to meet and exceed personal and departmental revenue goals by identifying and researching key prospects, building a new business pipeline, and renewing/growing existing partnerships.  By focusing on clients’ marketing objectives, this individual will create high value multi-channel platforms that are customized, relevant, integrated, and flexible, and serve to affect the behaviors and percep ... Read More...