We're looking for an Athlete Marketing Lead to join us to help deliver the world's best athletes to Dapper Labs, construct athlete marketing proposals and strategies, and establish long-lasting relationships with athletes and key stakeholders across the sports industry.
The ideal candidate has previous experience working with athletes and/or high-profile public figures, is a highly driven self-starter, and is a great communicator and deal maker.
Dapper Labs is responsible for the launch of NBA Top Shot and it has been one of the fastest-growing marketplaces in history. We are building the future of sports collectibles and are currently expanding outside of the NBA to help deliver digital collectibles to other leagues and franchises around the globe.
What we’ll accomplish together:
- Drive and secure the world’s best athletes to Dapper Labs.
- Lead challenging and nuanced deal negotiations end-to-end.
- Develop our athlete strategy for Dapper Labs.
- Work closely with our athlete partnership and cross functional teams to execute campaigns and initiatives.
- Manage all the day-to-day athlete and agency relations.
A little about you:
- You are a go-getter with excellent pitching skills and ability to close deals.
- You have a great understanding for athletes’ needs and motivations.
- Initiate imaginative and innovative ideas for campaigns and promotions.
- We believe in processes and the power of planning, but you will often have to roll with the punches and prioritize the most impactful tasks on the fly.
- An organized and experienced multi-talker who is able to manage and keep track of multiple projects and deals.
More about Dapper Labs:
Dapper Labs is the world's first blockchain entertainment company. We are the creators of industry-leading experiences including CryptoKitties and NBA Top Shot, as well as Dapper Wallet, the simplest way to manage your assets and use the blockchain. We are also the original developers behind Flow, a new decentralized blockchain designed from the ground up for scalability and ease of use.
Our mission at Dapper Labs is to make the world a more open, empowering, and enjoyable place through consumer adoption of decentralized technologies. We have raised over $350M from leading VCs including Fred Wilson (USV) and Chris Dixon as well as Venrock, Samsung, Google Ventures, Coatue, NBA players, and global artists, among others. Dapper Labs partners include the NBA and NBPA, the NFL-PA, Ubisoft, Warner Music, Turner, Dr. Seuss, Genies, and the UFC, as well as 100+ others.