Director, Brand Partnerships - Midwest at Atmosphere (Chicago, IL)

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About Atmosphere:
Atmosphere is the world’s #1 streaming service for businesses, offering 65+ channels of engaging, audio-optional TV. From news, sports and nature to viral videos, art and more, Atmosphere delivers fresh programming designed to elevate any business space. Our company was built from the ground up to create unparalleled value for advertisers and next-level entertainment for companies around the globe.

About the role:
Atmosphere is looking for a Director of Brand Partnerships to join our National Ad Sales team in its Chicago office. The Director will focus on selling video (TV, OTT/CTV, DOOH) advertising opportunities across our network of screens in over 30k venues across the US.  

This role is truly a ground floor, exciting opportunity, as we have created a new advertising channel that gives brands the ability to reach folks they can’t reach with traditional TV or video advertising. We are looking for a highly motivated, self-starter to evangelize our brand to agencies and clients directly throughout the Midwest. We’re not looking for an order taker or lone wolf, as we adhere to a team first, collaborative culture.

This position will be based in Chicago and will report to the VP of Sales, Central.


  • Own the full sales cycle: prospect, pitch, close, and renew accounts
  • Be able to articulate both direct IO and programmatic direct opportunities, as we are a buying agnostic platform
  • Introduce Atmosphere's unique offering to agency contacts, programmatic teams and client direct, educating the market on how best to allocate video dollars towards our platform
  • Manage RFP prioritization to weed out time wasters vs value-added relationships
  • Drive proactive outreach while collaborating with your sales support team
  • Use data analytics to boost narrative to clients
  • Own CRM responsibilities associated with your client list
  • Convey client feedback with recommendations based on this feedback to sales leadership
  • Proactively develop first to market campaign strategies that are unique to specific clients
  • Stay on top of industry trends, events, new technologies, unique opportunities
  • Push the envelope and be innovative. We encourage new ideas


  • 7-10+ years of demonstrated advertising sales success including experience selling both IO and programmatic direct
  • Deep relationships with agencies and larger brands you’ve built over the years that you can use to immediately bring value to Atmosphere
  • Organization and communication skills to handle a large book of business
  • Strong background in TV/video and /or DOOH is highly desirable
  • Ability to build and foster relationships both internally and externally
  • Exceptional presenter with excellent negotiating skills
  • Ability to tailor pitch materials to each client
  • Know how to identify a need and close based on fulfillment of that need
  • Seek opportunity in challenge, rejection, and failure
  • Be someone your team WANTS to have a meal with at the end of a long day
  • Located in Chicago metro area


  • Competitive base + commission structure
  • Equity
  • Company 401(k)
  • Competitive insurance plans
  • Open vacation policy
  • So much more!

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444 North Orleans, Chicago, IL 60654

An Insider's view of Atmosphere

What’s the vibe like in the office?

A fast-paced, high-energy environment with an amazing work-life balance.


Account Executive

What projects are you most excited about?

TikTok; we’re excited to make it easy for people to experience TikTok by partnering to bring the joy and creativity of the two platforms to new screens, venues, and audiences across the globe.


VP of Content

How does the company support your career growth?

There is a highly attainable promotional track through lifetime customer acquisition as well as a leadership development program that is designed to further career development.


Senior Account Executive

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

By cultivating open communication and encouraging my team to voice their ideas and opinions. We intentionally change things up by working at coffee shops and holding "campaigns & coffee" meetings to freely strategize and brainstorm creative ideas.


Head of Strategic Partnerships

What’s the vibe like in the office?

When coming to Atmosphere, they made sure that inclusion was a want and a need. Having women, LGTBQ, etc. embody the culture here will put us on the moon, and being a part of it is a dream!


QA Engineer

What are Atmosphere Perks + Benefits

Atmosphere Benefits Overview

Competitive salary
Company (401(k)
Company equity
Continued learning opportunities
Professional networking + development opportunities
Competitive insurance plans
Coolest office in Austin
Catered lunches
Open vacation policy
So much more!

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Highly diverse management team
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

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