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Key Account Manager - Core Sports

Apply Now Apply Later Current 21CF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10010169 Location Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Business Star Date posted Dec. 31, 2019



This is an individual contributor role that will be driving ad sales for the sports business from potential agencies and clients forming a significant market which is linked to portfolio.


  • Achievement of assigned targets of revenue and sales within the specified time frame
  • New Business Development
  • Develop strong market relationships with agencies & clients to maximize share of spend
  • Understanding categories
  • Keep up to date with trends and developments in the industry to gain early insights into new business opportunities


  • Achievement of the assigned target
  • Driving the pricing agenda
  • Event Monetization


  • Minimum Qualification : MBA/PG (Premier Institutes preferred)
  • With at least 2-5 years of post-qualification experience


  • Strong direct sales skills, ability to develop new clients and handle BD
  • Strong communication, presentation skills, quantitative and analytical ability
  • Knowledge of sales planning, branding, analytics, marketing fundamentals
  • Relationship development and networking with media partners.


  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Assertive and go getter attitude
  • Strong team player and good people manager

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

About Star:

Star India has defined the Indian media landscape for over two decades and today is one of the country’s leading media conglomerates, reaching approximately 650 million viewers a month across India and more than 100 other countries. Star generates 20,000 hours of content every year and broadcasts 40+ channels in 8 different languages, reaching 9 out of 10 C&S TV homes in India. The network’s entertainment channel portfolio includes Star Gold, Channel V, Star World, Star Movies, Star Utsav, Life OK, Movies OK and Star Plus, India's No. 1 Hindi General Entertainment Channel. It has a leading presence in regional broadcasting as well, through a bouquet of affiliate channels which includes Star Jalsha, Jalsha Movies, Star Pravah, Asianet, Asianet Plus, Suvarna, Suvarna Plus, Vijay and now Maa. It is also present in the Indian movie production and distribution space through Fox Star Studios, an affiliate joint venture company.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Star India Private Limited, which is part of a business segment we call Star.

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