Sponsorship Marketing Manager in New York, NY

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

World Wrestling Entertainment   •  

New York, NY 10001

Industry: Media


Less than 5 years

Posted 55 days ago

The Marketing Manager will work in tandem with Sales team to contribute to the growth of WWE's Global Sales Partnership business by securing new domestic and international sponsorship/advertising partners, as well as key renewals. This professional will develop integrated proposals and drive partnership storytelling in client-facing communication while liaising with internal stakeholders. The Marketing Manager will be the point person for Sales team requests and lead the proposal development process for all assigned accounts. Creative ideation, strategic thinking, problem solving, and ability to pivot quickly are key. Candidate should thrive in a supportive team environment that prizes collaboration, innovation, and leadership in all roles.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Craft custom, integrated sponsorship and media programs from WWE's diverse asset roster to meet partner objectives in response to RFPs and Sales briefings
  • Communicate ideas though eye-catching, strategically plotted decks
  • Own proposal development process from kickoff calls through delivery and pitch to client
  • Collaborate with Sales, Planning, Ad Ops, Creative/Production, Account Management, and Analytics teams to ensure strategic planning and executable programs
  • Identify brand and consumer alignments between WWE and partners to craft compelling cases for partnership
  • Access, analyze, and disseminate third party research to enhance positioning of WWE to partners
  • Capture WWE's brand proposition and sponsorship opportunities in concise, compelling marketing materials
  • Craft proposals with creative ideation while maximizing profitability
  • Work with WWE broadcast and third-party content partners to develop co-sell programs
  • Manage communication with clients to ensure materials and information are provided in a timely, professional manner
  • Lead internal and external meetings with clear agendas and collaborative conversation


  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of related experience, preferably at a media/creative agency, media company, or the marketing organization of a brand/property
  • Experience with a combination of any of following: league or event sponsorship, digital/social media, linear or OTT networks, experiential, custom production, talent rights/endorsements
  • Proven experience in understanding the relationship between brand marketing objectives and cross-platform media offerings needed to help drive & achieve a brand's business goals/results
  • Ability to create cohesive 360 sponsorship programs with clear strategies and executional tactics
  • Extensive experience designing and writing PowerPoint decks
  • Comfort with ideating collaboratively or as an individual
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to articulate clearly in both writing and speech
  • Demonstrated ability to stay organized and prioritize in an extremely fast-paced environment
  • Passionate, driven, and personally accountable with a commanding presence and energy
  • Flexibility to work in Stamford, CT headquarters approximately once a week
  • Ability to travel domestically for client meetings and WWE events; approximately one time per month
  • Bachelor's Degree required.

Valid Through: 2019-10-14