Sales & Brand Partnerships Associate - Dear Media - New Way to Podcast


Sales & Brand Partnerships Associate

Sales & Brand Partnerships Associate


We are currently looking to hire a full-time Sales & Brand Partnerships Associate with experience in the digital space. The office and studio are located in West Hollywood, CA.


  • Leverage existing relationships with brand and agency contacts for deal flow and target revenue quotasSource outbound podcast and social media campaign opportunities
  • Negotiate contracts with brands that make sense for the Dear Media network talent roster
  • Manage sales pipeline of opportunity for various talent podcast and social channels such as Instagram, blogs and YouTube
  • Drafting contracts and accurately inputting all campaign details including fees and deadlines into QuickBase
  • Internal pipeline management
  • Create pitch/sales decks to best present network and shows to brands and agencies
  • Internal communication between production and talent
  • Additional responsibilities as required


  • 2+ year’s experience in securing deals for talent in the traditional and/or digital space
  • Los Angeles based
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business/Marketing/Advertising/Sales/Communications preferred
  • Proven Sales & Marketing experience


  • Superior communication, writing and verbal skills with an ability to consult with management
  • Proactive, detail-oriented, and extremely organized
  • Ability to meet deadlines and possess follow-through
  • Confidence and ability to negotiate deals and understand deal memos between talent and brands
  • Marketing savvy, problem-solving and pop culturally aware
  • Creative thinker who can brainstorm innovative ideas/strategies
  • Positive attitude and strong social skills in speaking to talent and brands
  • Strong interest in growing influencer and podcast space


  • Google E-mail / Docs / Calendar (a must)
  • Hubspot (a plus)
  • Adobe Suite to build pitch decks
  • Strong familiarity with Podcasts, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and all other social platforms

What You Are:

  • Someone with a strategic view and the ability to assess risks and opportunities
  • A leader capable of influencing through trust, communication, logic, and a constructively critical approach
  • A grounded, collaborative team player
  • Someone whose core values are integrity & honesty and whose colleagues describe them as a problem solver with a “get it done” approach
  • A good business partner with the EQ and communication skills to balance creativity with data-informed decision-making

Success Requires that You:

  • Are a direct communicator and welcome direct communication
  • Love to win
  • Want to get your hands dirty
  • Solve problems
  • Are entrepreneurial, smart, and passionate
  • Naturally go the extra mile
  • Admit when you don’t know the answer, then go figure it out quickly
  • Give credit where credit is due and take responsibility for misses
  • Love working in a creative environment
  • Know there’s more than one way to approach a problem and work hard to find the solution that works best for the company and team
  • Have a sense of humor. Seriously
  • Are an insatiable learner
  • Are a good human

Dear Media is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Dear Media offers parental and family leave along with generous health and dental benefits for all employees.

About Dear Media:

Dear Media (DM) is the largest podcast network focused on strong female voices and audiences. Founded in 2018, DM hosts 40+ podcasts fronted by top-tier talent and has a following of more than 25M across social channels. DM is building the podcast network of the future through a 360 degree business model, providing unparalleled support from concept to editorial, production, distribution, and commerce extensions. Due to its highly engaged and vast consumer audience, the network attracts global brands and digital savvy partners including American Express, Adidas, Fossil, Bloomingdales, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Maybelline, Chevrolet, Fabletics, Microsoft, and LinkedIn. Highly Crafted. Compelling Voices. Experience Dear Media


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