Director, Sales Development, WildBrain Spark

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/11/2020 2:38 PM)
Job ID
2020-3575

Overview

Find a job that let’s your imagination run wild!

WildBrain is made up of a team of innovators and creators who bring industry-leading kids’ content and brands to families globally. We inspire imagination, put creativity first, and believe in the power of storytelling. We are constantly connecting the powers of our global team, making WildBrain a collaborative, openminded and passionate environment to work in.

 

To work at WildBrain means you get to create stories that lets imaginations run wild. Join our team today to become part of the story!

 

The Role

 

WildBrain Spark is looking for Sales Development Director to work with the team.  This person will act as the strategic and creative liaison and work in a cross functional role among the Ad Sales team.

Responsibilities

What You’ll Do:

  • Spearhead development, packaging and execution of ad sales content solutions
  • Work interdepartmentally to gather information and intel in order to inform client-based initiatives and ad category level packaging
  • Develop advertiser funded packages containing video ads, content solutions, research, data solutions, events and stunts
  • Collaborate, develop and pull together materials to use in the market

Qualifications

What You’ll Bring:

  • 5-7 years experience in sales development/marketing role and media planning
  • Understanding of content and distribution rights, rules and restrictions
  • Knowledge of video on demand platforms including YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Snap and Tik Tok
  • Branded content, entertainment, integrations and complex sponsorships, both short and long form experience is a must have
  • Kids and family content and IP experience an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint

 What We Offer:

 

Working at WildBrain is more than a job — it’s the opportunity to join forces with extraordinary, insightful and imaginative people who will recognize your talents and encourage your professional growth and development in a work environment that promotes creativity and individuality. We offer competitive family-focused benefits, we invest in our people and their future with RRSP matching, plus bonus time-off, because you deserve it!

 

WildBrain provides an atmosphere free from barriers in order to promote inclusion, equity and diversity. We celebrate and welcome the diversity of all employees, stakeholders and external partners. WildBrain fosters an environment that respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs, thereby ensuring equity and diversity in employment. We demonstrate our commitment to this by providing a supportive work environment and a corporate culture that welcomes and encourages equal opportunities for all employees. WildBrain accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.

 

 

About WildBrain:

 

At WildBrain we make great content for kids and families. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. Our shows are seen in more than 150 countries on over 500 telecasters and streaming platforms. WildBrain’s portfolio spans all areas of the entertainment industry: WildBrain Studios, where we develop and produce hit animated and live actions series; WildBrain Television, which is composed of prominent kids’ television channels in Canada (Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino); home to Peanuts Worldwide; brand management to some of the world’s most-loved kids brands; celebrated global licensing and distribution teams with WildBrain CPLG, and a leading children’s YouTube network in WildBrain Spark, one of the largest networks of kids’ channels on YouTube, with over 168 million subscribers.

WildBrain is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: WILD). Visit wildbrain.com to learn more!

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