Job Posting - Account Executive, Business Development

The Account Executive, Business Development is responsible for developing new corporate partnerships for the Professional Basketball Club, LLC. This individual will be responsible for generating revenue via the procurement of corporate partnerships, including, but not limited to, broadcast inventory (TV and radio), in-arena signage, marketing programs and logo usage.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Deliver annual sales quotas, across all Professional Basketball Club properties
• Market and sell fully-integrated corporate partnership programs to local, regional and national businesses
• Daily research and prospect for new business leads
• Coordinate corporate sales presentations
• Develop and implement in-market/retail promotions
• Provide excellent customer service and renew existing partnerships
• Assist in a variety of department-related duties on event nights
• Limited travel
• Maintain good attendance and punctuality
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:
• Four-year college degree is preferred or minimum of two years of agency/media/partnership sales experience
• Must be knowledgeable in regards to practices and principles related to media sales, sponsorship activation, and business development. An extensive background in professional sports is preferred
• Ability to develop successful, mutually-beneficial working relationships with potential corporate clients
• Must work closely with account managers to create a team approach that properly manages client interests and fulfills overall partnership objectives
• Self-starter that can be successful with limited supervision
• Must be an aggressive, self-motivated team player that has the ability to focus on both departmental and individual growth
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Exceptional work ethic and strong desire to succeed
• High level of professionalism
• Creativity and attention to detail

This is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Director, Business Development.

Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter detailing interest to:
Human Resources Oklahoma City Thunder
211 N. Robinson Ave, Suite 300
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Fax: (405) 208-4777
E-mail: employment@thunder-nba.com
Please reference the Job Title in your correspondence.


*The Professional Basketball Club, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer*