Brand Sales Manager – Sports Network

Up to £60000 + Bonus
Central London
Media Owner, Sales,

Brand Sales Manager role – you will sell in media, creative and social / influencer solutions to brands directly for an established football website / brand.


You are responsible for building commercial relationships with brands looking to engage football fan & Gen Z audiences – anything from finance and gambling to FMCG and apparel.


The ideal person will have contacts across brands direct at marketing manager level and upwards – especially in-house influencer teams.


Experience selling in creator/influencer solutions is also required.


The salary range is £50,000 – £60,000 + bonus.


3 days per week required in the Central London office.


Role Summary

  • Creative brand partnerships with a focus on brand direct – especially brands affiliated with football
  • You’ll run brand strategy responses / media solutions with in-house content
  • There is a strong focus on working with the influencer unit good understanding on the commercial potential across social channels is desirable
  • Working within the media sales team, you will collaborate with internal teams (strategists, partnerships, creatives, brand consultants, producers and media planners) in order to build strategically effective partnership proposals designed to answer the needs of existing and potential clients
  • Client’s objectives vary from brand building and fame driving through to product purchase and conversion
  • In-house services include content production, paid distribution and influencer marketing, as well as research and insight.



  • Nurturing relationships with brand marketers and their media agencies
  • Building engagement strategies for existing accounts and new business targets, including identification and outreach to key decision makers
  • Building, progressing and ultimately converting a pipeline of opportunities in line with the targets set by the business, and reporting status and progress throughout
  • Working with existing and prospective clients to understand their objectives, before crafting compelling proposals
  • Coordinating the internal brief response process, managing inputs from multiple internal teams to deliver high-quality proposals
  • Self-educating on key trends and news in both football and media, in order to fuel conversations and inform responses
  • Optimising and in some cases generating sales collateral based on market feedback and experiences
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