Biz Dev, Sports Writing openings with Sportz Interactive

About: Sportz Interactive is the region’s largest B2B new media sports content and technology supplier with an enviable portfolio of clients including the likes of: Yahoo!, Indiatimes, Web 18, ESPN STAR Sports, Castrol, Singtel, NDTV, Hindustan Times and the ICCamongst several others.

Sportz Interactive is a key member of the Chicago headquartered STATS Global Network – jointly owned by News Corp and the Associated Press.

Currently, we have the following openings:

* Lead – New Business Strategist
* Jr. Business Associate
* Content Associate

Location: Mumbai; Mumbai-based candidates will be preferred.

1) Lead – New Business Strategist

Job Description

As part of its expansion plans, Sportz Interactive is seeking a Manager and Team Lead for a new Strategic Business Unit to drive growth opportunities in the sports-new-media space. The selected candidate will work closely with our product, sales, innovation, engineering and publishing teams and drive partnerships, sales and other monetization efforts with brands, advertisers and sponsorship activation groups, either directly or through their agencies.


* Play a critical role in establishing and evolving related monetization strategies
* Build a network, develop strategic partnerships and evangelize SI’s unique capabilities to the industry
* Initiate and drive Sportz Interactive’s B2C initiatives
* Build a network of advertising platforms across all new media and drive the sales, monetization and growth of all related opportunities
* Scale the SBU; also adding quality resource to the team ensuring growth across levels


* At least three years of web product / sales strategy experience

* Deep knowledge of online advertising market and related online business models with an in-depth understanding of Internet , mobile and other consumer technologies
* Well networked, resourceful and highly organized
* Proven track record of high success and achievement
* Strategic thinker with strong analytical and creative skills
* Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships within the organisation and across the industry at large

2) Intern or Content Associate

* Internship stints ranging from 3 to 6 months are up for grabs
* Creation and management of content across various sports
* Web/Media/Business/Product related tasks and responsibilities
* Research and quality
* Other miscellaneous roles and responsibilities
* Only Mumbai based candidates may apply

3 ) Intern or Jr. Business Associate

* Online market research for potential clients and competition offering
* Helping in preparation of sell sheets
* Generation of Client Reports
* Managing Client Relationships
* Other miscellaneous roles and responsibilities
* Only Mumbai based candidates may apply

Experience for both the positions remain same

Experience: We’re open to hiring fresh graduates/undergraduates. The only criteria:

* Excellent written and spoken English
* Passion for sports (Cricket, Football, F1, MotoGP, etc.)
* Computer proficiency/Internet savvy
* Exposure to research, writing, blogging, social media is desirable, but not essential.

In addition, you can look forward to great teammates, a super learning experience, and a fun place to work.

Contact person: Vilintina D’Sliva


Phone: +91.6771.4464 IimcAlumniAssociation

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