Company : Houston Rockets

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Job Location : Houston, TX

Country : United States

Contract : Full Time

Salary : N/A

Job language : English

Direct Link to apply : https://www.teamworkonline.com/basketball-jobs/nbateamjobs/houston-rockets/esports-corporate-sales-manager-1938044

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GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Houston Rockets eSports Department is looking to add a talented new member to the team. This position will work with outside partners to find opportunities to increase the business model, revenue streams, and Marketing/partnership deals as well as grow the passionate base of Clutch Gaming devotees. Experience in community building and outreach a plus, as is familiarity with coordinating these efforts through sponsor activations and publisher relationships.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  • Demonstrates our One Team philosophy of Passion, Accountability, Customer Focus, and Teamwork.
  • Represent Clutch Gaming in efforts to generate new partnerships.
  • Ability to shape the department’s structure and processes to meet an ever-expanding need for creative and high- quality sales needs.
  • Creation and maintenance of internal tools in support of the greater sales department.
  • In close collaboration with the staff, find opportunities to develop the business in the international landscape, including alternative revenue models, B2B initiatives, payment methods, partnerships, etc.
  • Identify and assess new business opportunities that meet the strategic needs of Clutch Gaming, including alternative revenues models, partnerships, and ancillary product opportunities.
  • Lead deal development and prospecting, sourcing, and negotiating/closing (This includes actively identifying potential business partners and negotiating agreements).
  • Lead community outreach and fan acquisition initiatives.

Skills and Experiences

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 5-7 years experience in media and/or sponsorship sales.
  • Outgoing, high-energy personality, a clear self-starter.
  • Strong written and verbal interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple customers with high degree of detail against short deadlines.
  • Deep understanding of the eSports industry and the broader media landscape.
  • Strong background of strategic planning and program leadership 
  • Creative problem solving in a fast-growing organization is central, as is the candidate's ability to fit into a high-energy, passionate work environment in Houston.
  • Experienced negotiator, adept at negotiating sound commercial agreements and possesses a proven understanding of contracts including licensing agreements. 
  • Strategic thinker and confident leader that is highly collaborative and adaptable.
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to influence without authority

  PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • The employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, use handle or feel, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, communicate with others.
  • The vision requirement includes the ability to review written and electronic materials in both digital and physical format.  
  • The employee must be able to transfer and move items for departmental needs.
  • The employee must be able to adjust to changing work hours and locations as needed in light of the strong focus on external communications and relationships.  
 
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

About Stakrn

Stakrn is a french company, with a worldwide staff, dedicated to promote eSports & Gaming industries and to generate opportunities within this space. With global services, Stakrn allows : - professionals to reach new partners and enhance their business (www.stakrn.com) - brands and eSports actors to make efficient sponsorship strategies (www.stakrn-agency.com) - eSports event organizing: conferences, consulting, teambuilding....