Founded in 1917, the National Hockey League (NHL®) is the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and is one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. With more than 600 employees across offices in New York, Toronto and Montreal, the NHL is a global sports and entertainment organization committed to building healthy and vibrant communities using the sport of hockey to celebrate fans of every race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. At the NHL, we are looking for dynamic, energetic and impactful individuals who are committed to doing the same by sharing in our philosophy that Hockey is for Everyone – and inclusion belongs on the ice, in the locker rooms, boardrooms and stands.
Benefits to working at National Hockey League include:
Medical/ Dental/ Vision insurance effective on the date of hire
401(K) Plan and Defined Contribution Pension Plan
Generous PTO policy
Commuter Benefit Program
Paid Company Holidays
Entry level role responsible for working closely with US Partnership Marketing Director and Manager(s) to manage and assist with a portfolio of US and North American based Integrated Partnership Marketing relationships.
Support the logistical planning and fulfillment of partner activations including sweepstakes, media plans, event and retail opportunities.
Create recap decks to present a yearly overview of partnership.
Manage approvals for client programs and/or event needs.
Lead the routing of Premium License products.
Act as contact for assigned corporate partners at NHL Events to ensure partner activations, in-stadium assets, etc. are running as planned.
Manage ticket/suite fulfillment.
Communicate with multiple internal departments on a daily basis including but not limited to Legal, Quality Control, Finance, Events, and Sales.
Work with account team to enhance the NHL/partner relationship with creative upsells and new activation ideas.
Assist with on-site activation and logistics.
QUALIFICATIONS The qualified candidate must have at least an undergraduate degree and a minimum of one (1) to three (3) years of work experience in partnership marketing, client service and/or sponsorship sales with a sports/entertainment property, agency, and/or a consumer brand.
This position requires a self-motivated individual with the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and establish daily work priorities in a high energy atmosphere. Candidates must have experience with (i) interacting with a variety of disciplines and levels within an organization, (ii) developing and executing successful partner initiatives, (iii) assist in the process of managing partner renewals, and (iv) managing a variety of tasks/projects simultaneously. Quaified candidate should have strong attention to detail, ability to multi-task effectively, and a proven track record of managing multiple concurrent projects. Some digital literacy, including related to social media, presentation software tools, tracking documents, Excel, Word, and data analysis, etc. Must have strong PowerPoint capabilities for presentations and recaps. Team player who works well with others internally and externally. Must be willing to travel as needed for NHL Events and partner meetings. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Position may lead weekly status calls, attend meetings and participate in daily communication with clients via email and phone. Strong analytic and critical thinking skills, decision-making capacity and problem-solving abilities.
Salary range for this position is $55K - $65K
When applying, please be sure to include a cover letter with your salary expectations for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, however only qualified candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. NO EMAILS OR PHONE CALLS PLEASE. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.