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Sales Director

Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: Chicago, NY, US

Company: Nielsen

Sales Director - 42873

Client Services and Sales - USA Chicago, Illinois 


Imagine working closely with many of the world’s largest sports brands to help them maximize their Sponsorship

Nielsen Sports is a trusted adviser and partner in sports and entertainment intelligence, helping our clients
worldwide to develop, optimize and measure their investments.  With our expansive suite of products and
services, Nielsen Sports is uniquely positioned to provide insights and intelligence which help drive more
effective decision making for clients.


The Sales Director, Brand Partnerships for Nielsen Sports will be responsible for developing, selling and delivering
integrated solutions to Brand clients in the North American Brand sector.




● Develop and execute strategic plans to achieve sales targets and expand our customer portfolio
● Create a culture of success and ongoing business and goal achievement
● Keen ability to articulate the distinct aspects of our products and solutions in a consultative manner
● Successfully identify and solve client issues strategically
● Establish and meet short and long range goals and objectives
● Understand industry-specific landscapes and trends
● Provide detailed and accurate sales forecasting
● Ability to communicate, present, and influence all levels of the organization, including executive and
● Collaborate with Sales, Account Management, and Operations teams to implement and deliver
successful client outcomes
● Foster and maintain influential industry relationships with key decision makers in order to promote
company profile and reputation as “trusted advisor”
● Represent Nielsen Sports at conferences, meetings, networking events, and other marketing
● Proven sales executive experience, meeting and/or exceeding revenue targets against assigned
territory and accounts
● Proven ability to drive the sales process from plan to close
● Provide market feedback to company leadership regarding competitive offerings, prospect needs and
new product development ideas

● Sales Planning
● Presentation Skills
● Client Relationships
● Emphasizing Excellence
● Motivation
● Independence
● Creativity
● Negotiation
● Prospecting Skills


We’re in tune with what the world is watching, buying, and everything in between. If you can think of it, we’re measuring it. We sift through the small stuff and piece together big pictures to provide a comprehensive understanding of what’s happening now and what’s coming next for our clients. Today’s data is tomorrow’s marketplace revelation.

We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 100 countries. From global industry leaders to small businesses, consumer goods to media companies, we work with them all. We’re bringing in data 24/7 and the possibilities are endless. See what’s next with us at Nielsen:


Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Chicago,Illinois 

Secondary Locations: NY - New York City, CA - Los Angeles, , 

Travel:  Yes, 10% of the Time 

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