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How To Land Your Dream Job In Sports with Brian Gainor, Director, Strategy + Analytics at Freshwire and Founder of Partnership Activation

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One of the many benefit of being a Sports Executives Association member is the access we provide our members to top sports business professionals who are willing to network and help aspiring sports business professionals take their sports career to the next level!

Yesterday, we were joined by Brian Gainor, Director, Strategy + Analytics at Freshwire and Founder of Partnership Activation

Who is Brian Gainor?

Brian Gainor is an experienced sports marketer with agency experience as well as an extensive background working in the NFL, NFL Europe, and collegiate athletics. Brian currently serves as the Director of Strategy & Analytics for Freshwire, a leading agency delivering content strategy, creation, and syndication services that help brands and organizations express and sustain their online voice.

Brian founded Partnership Activation, Inc. in 2008 and has since established it as one of the leadingresources in sports business, with global distribution to 70+ countries worldwide. Partnership Activation highlights and shares creative ideation and best practices in sports marketing, sponsorship, and social media.

Brian also founded a Partnership Activation Rising Stars initiative that honors the future leaders of the sports industry under the age of 30 and provides unique networking and relationship-building opportunities.

As a result of his efforts, Brian was named 30 Under 30 by Forbes Magazine in 2012 (in the category of Entertainment) and was selected as one of the 10 NEXT leaders in sports business by SportsPro Media. He has served as a featured speaker at the National Sports Forum, the 2011 NACMA Convention, and at a multitude of Universities nationwide.

Brian holds a Bachelor of Marketing degree from the University of Florida and a Master of Business Administrationand Master of Sports Administration degree from Ohio University. He currently resides in Milwaukee.

Connect with Brian on LinkedIn and Twitter as well as to find out more about him.

Learn from top Sports Business Professionals

During the live Q&A, we talked with Brian about:

  • How and why he decided to pursue a career in the sports industry
  • Why he started Partnership Activation, Inc and how it has grown to become an industry leading resource on Sports Sponsorship
  • What he does on a daily basis in his role as Director of Strategy & Analytics for Freshwire
  • Whether his chosen career path was what he expected (both good and bad).
  • Advices he’d give to others looking to land their dream job in sports.

Brian Gainor Discusses What It Takes To Make It In Sports

One of the questions we ask all of our LIVE Q&A guests is to provide one piece of advice to our members that will help them land their dream job in sports.

The video below includes a short clip (3 mins) from the LIVE Q&A where Brian addresses this question.

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