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MSG Sphere Studio

Burbank, California - United States
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Product Manager Sponsorships

Description

Who are we hiring?
The Category Sponsorship Product Manager will define the sponsorship offerings that we sell to advertisers. They will evaluate which sponsorships will maximize revenue while also ensuring proper brand fit that advances Sphere’s equity as a leading-edge disruptor of music and entertainment that is defining the future of art, science, technology and culture. The Product Manager will define which categories we sell (ie Official 5G Partner of the Sphere or Official Cloud Provider of the Sphere or Official Edge Computing Partner of the Sphere) and what offerings we package (in venue signage, digital rights, suite sales etc). The product manager will also work with finance to develop deal evaluation criteria, pricing governance, and portfolio management (ie ensuring we only have one deal expiring per year) to maximize our sponsorship efficacy. The product manager will be responsible for building product offerings that generate more than $100M per year in Las Vegas.

What will you do?

• Product Manager roles at the Senior Manager or Director Level
• Define and develop the “products” that we’ll sell from MSG Sphere
• Act as general manager, owning the development and leadership of a “product line” within the Sphere Portfolio
• Define customer requirements and benchmark the technology and offerings that we have to sell
• Work with customer knowledge, sales and marketing teams to translate customer needs into technical requirements
• Work with our engineering, design, operations, content, production, and finance teams to define and develop our product offerings
• Work to develop aligned product roadmaps and work with our technical partners and commercial partners to get these offerings built
• Responsible for the commercial success of product offering measured in revenue, profitability, and executional excellence
• Lead teams to align on technical design, commercial model including pricing, distribution or placement, and promotion of the offering via marketing and or sales.


What do you need to succeed?

• 7-10 years of relevant work experience
• Deep interest in the intersection of technology, business, consumer behavior, and innovation
• Degree in a demanding undergraduate field (engineering, operations, economics, finance) and either an MBA or deep experience starting their own business or have general management ownership
• Demonstrated domain knowledge in media, music, entertainment, advertising, advertising technology would be preferred
• Must be able to multi-task and prioritize in a deadline-oriented environment
• Possess exceptional attention to detail and strong follow-up skills necessary
• Must have the ability to work independently when necessary, and use sound business judgment

 

The Company requires that all individuals, subject to certain limited exceptions, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations regarding this requirement.


Why is MSG for me?
With MSG Sphere, we are creating an entirely new medium that will deliver immersive entertainment experiences at an unparalleled scale. Beyond a venue, Sphere is a multi-sensory platform with experiential technology programming directly to your senses. You will see in ways never imagined, hear with every fiber of your being, and experience like never before. To deliver on this promise, we are building the largest immersive venue in the world, MSG Sphere at The Venetian in Las Vegas, with a second Sphere venue planned for London, pending necessary approvals. In addition to building a breakthrough venue, we’re building a production studio team, a technology venture team, and a full commercial organization to make the MSG Sphere a world class brand and business for our fans, our artists, and our partners. We have offices and roles in Burbank CA, Las Vegas NV, New York, NY and London.

We focus on Career Development and Invest in YOU
Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred. Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.

We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds
At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.