Position Overview Built upon our storied legacy, we win on and off the field by intentionally uniting our players, alumni, teammates, and guests. We strive to create meaningful relationships and deliver a world class experience in all interactions. It is our shared responsibility to ensure that the greatness of the Raiders is in its future. The Manager, Corporate Partnerships Activation is responsible for the planning, execution, and day-to-day management of all aspects surrounding detailed sponsorship agreements. This position will act as the liaison between multiple partners and/or their agencies and internal departments of the Raiders organization.
Essential Job Functions:
Act as the primary liaison between Sponsors and the Raiders organization to facility execution of 15-25 assigned sponsorship agreements, which equals approximately $8M of revenue per year
Collaborate with sales colleagues to ensure a full understanding of client Activation objectives and strategic priorities.
Coordinate with internal departments, Las Vegas Stadium, and any 3rd party companies to properly execute contractual activation assets received by sponsors.
Manage all aspects of activation asset execution, including but not limited to activation rights, stadium signage exposure, game day and in-market activation, television/radio/internet/print media, hospitality, and special events.
Maintain detailed planning records using CRM/KORE system.
Forecast, create, track and maintain budgets for all identified expenses within the department (e.g. client fulfillment costs)
Develop and present detailed reporting on sponsorship execution, including affidavits, photographs, and program summaries, including but not limited to one mid-season report and one full end of year review report.
Support department processes and requests, while sharing guidance and leading the team to support and uphold their responsibilities
Facilitate ongoing client engagement through meetings, conference calls, and written correspondence.
Manage special events for client accounts, from planning to execution of these events.
Maintain awareness of sponsorship/market trends and knowledge relative to what the Raiders corporate partners and their like competitors are executing in other markets and/or professional leagues.
Maintain thorough communication with Senior Director of Corporate Partnerships Activation regarding all sponsor account activity.
Maintain the ability and eagerness to take on additional team projects, outside of the scope of the individual assigned partner responsibilities
Guide the Activation team member (Coordinator) who will be supporting high-level partner accounts with the Manager
Travel as required
All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Sports Administration, Activation, Communications, Marketing, or a related area of study required.
4+ years of experience in a sponsorship role in sports or entertainment required. Professional sports experience preferred.
Experience managing execution of top tier sponsorship accounts.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate effectively at all levels both internally and externally.
Ability to simultaneously manage a high level of detail across multiple clients and projects.
Ability to demonstrate flexibility and quickly adapt to changes while maintaining high levels of productivity and effectiveness under pressure.
Ability to work well within a team environment, offering assistance and support to team members whenever necessary.
Ability to maintain a positive attitude in all situations.
Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Ability to balance internal priorities with client expectations.
Must be flexible regarding work hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Physical Aspects of Position (includes but are not limited to):
Sitting for long periods of time throughout shift
Occasional lifting and carrying up to 25lbs
Occasional walking, standing, bending, kneeling, pushing, and pulling
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