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Account Executive

Philadelphia, PA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Compensation: $60K- $90K

*Note: Compensation consists of base compensation, plus commission. Base compensation ranges from $60-$70K with a commission target of $20K-$30K based on achieving targets.

Who We Are:

LeagueSide is the nation's leading youth sports marketing platform. Our mission is to give everyone the opportunity to play and we're doing that by helping connect national and regional brands with tens of thousands of youth sports organizations across the country. By partnering with LeagueSide, companies like Post Cereal, Xfinity and Buffalo Wild Wings can quickly identify and sponsor youth sports organizations to reach their desired target audience in any community across the country. Our sponsorship campaigns are designed to drive brand awareness and engagement while also improving access to sports nationwide.

We are looking for an Account Manager to join our growing team to help renew, upsell, and grow our current contracts with our regional and national brand clients.

What you'll do:

As a member of our sales team at LeagueSide, you'll help us grow the sponsorship side of our business. This is an important role for our growing team and will provide you with the opportunity to make a meaningful impact.

You'll be responsible for identifying and generating sales opportunities through both inbound and outbound activities, ultimately owning a net new revenue number. We're looking for hard-working, competitive, and self-motivated individuals who have succeeded in similar roles. This is the perfect opportunity for a motivated individual looking to get in on the ground floor of an exciting marketing-tech startup.

  • You'll identify, source, and secure business opportunities; managing prospects through the entire sales cycle by building strong relationships with stakeholders across the business
  • Respond, engage and qualify inbound leads and inquiries
  • Partner with marketing to build and execute sales strategy, improving our target prospect lists and our ICP (ideal client profile)
  • Build and iterate outbound sequences which lead to high conversion rates
  • Educate prospects about our platform and capabilities, increasing awareness around LeagueSide's mission and value
  • Help refine the sales process and strategy to improve your effectiveness
  • Communicate cross-functionally with our campaign strategy, league operations, and product teams.
  • You will act as a thought leader in our space, sharing your expertise through webinars, conferences, and blogs

What you'll need

To succeed in this role, you'll need to be excited by the idea of learning about brand marketing and sponsorships, youth sports, two-sided markets, and how to sell beyond ROI analysis. You'll also need:

  • A minimum of 3 year of selling experience with demonstrable success in meeting and exceeding sales targets
  • A strong desire and commitment to do what it takes to be successful in sales; your focus is laser sharp and you're constantly fine tuning your approach
  • Strong consultative selling and closing skills
  • Experience with implementing new sales processes or procedures
  • You're flexible, coachable, you always operate with a growth mindset and understand the importance of iterating and change
  • Your communication and interpersonal skills are enviable and you develop rapport quickly and effortlessly
  • You're the ultimate team player, you bring others up alongside you

Bonus Points:

  • Brand marketing or sponsorship sales experience
  • Brand partnership analysis

Here's what you can expect at LeagueSide

(S)core Values:

  • Growth mindset
  • Scrappy
  • Take Ownership
  • Ego-free
  • Obsess Over Customers
  • Team Players

We're clearly biased, but you'll have the opportunity to work with a world class group of people. We offer everyone on the team:

  • Competitive compensation, which includes salary, commission, and stock options.
  • Flexible and competitive health care options customized to meet your needs
  • Work Life balance and the ability to leverage asynchronous work, flexible scheduling and unlimited time off
  • Support for life events, including 100% paid leave for all new parents
  • $500 annual professional development budget
  • Access to a 401K
  • All the tools needed to be successful and a remote-friendly environment to thrive in.

Imposter syndrome is real, but we hope that you won't let it discourage you from applying before you've had the chance to be considered. Just as diverse sports teams can achieve new heights of success, LeagueSide embraces and celebrates diversity of race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, religion and ability. Regardless of where you came from or the path that led you here, you are welcome. If you read this job description and it filled you with excitement, we feel the same for you. Go ahead, hit that apply button!

LeagueSide provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.



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