Sales Director of Branded Content + Partnerships

The Position
We are looking for an experienced and entrepreneurial executive to lead our Branded Content & Brand Partnership work with a focus on closing deals.

What We Have
A very unique and compelling product in leveraging the HITRECORD community to collaborate and build content from the ground up on behalf of a brand partner.  From movie studios to gaming studios to more traditional CPG and retail brands, we offer a unique and valuable form of content creation for any type of marketer. HITRECORD has successfully created brand assets and campaigns for partners including LG, Samsung, Warner Brothers, Facebook, National Parks Foundation, ACLU, Wag Labs and more. 

What We Need
An experienced sales and business development dealmaker and deal closer who comes directly from a Branded Content / Custom Content background in Sales or Business Development. This person should lead the strategy around how we pitch and position our product, who we target, and drive deals from prospecting through post-sales.

This executive will report directly to the President in Los Angeles, and work closely with our creative, social and product teams across execution.

This role will include a base salary + commission + full benefits and will be based out of Los Angeles.

You Are
  • A relentless passionate innovator of collaborative video, art, and advertising. 
  • Seamlessly able to work between Fortune 500 companies and the startup environment
  • A self-starter who has built things from the ground up and is looking for autonomy
  • Able to tactfully engage with strong points of view at all levels of the organization

Founded and led by actor and artist Joseph Gordon-Levitt, HITRECORD is an open online community for creative collaboration. Users don’t just post about themselves and vie for attention; they work together on a variety of art and media projects that they couldn’t have completed on their own.

So far, HITRECORD has operated as a successful production company, winning an Emmy for its television show, partnering with numerous brands from Samsung and LG to the ACLU, paying contributing community members a total of nearly three million dollars, and remaining cash-flow positive for several years running. 

With over 700,000 registered users and having just raised a Series A round of financing from a syndicate of established tech VCs, our next step is to evolve from a PRODUCTION COMPANY into a PLATFORM

We plan to take the collaborative methodology we’ve successfully developed, and productize it, empowering the community to self-organize, start their own projects, and see them through to completion with little to no involvement from our staff. 

We envision a new kind of collaborative media ecosystem, where the consumer’s experience is less about sinking further and further into the couch, and more about getting inspired and getting involved; and where the creative process is less about “look at me!” and more about “what can we make together?”

Our mission is to bring as many people as possible the experience of creativity through collaboration. 

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