Are you passionate about working in sports as well as living in a daily environment where health and fitness is woven into everything we do? Make that balance your career. This role will live at the intersection of traditional sports industry program development and the constantly evolving health, wellness, and fitness space.
We are looking for a highly motivated business development and management professional to oversee the growth and development of Giants Enterprises’ flagship fitness event, The San Francisco Giant Race. The Business Development Manager, Giant Race, will analyze the existing model and determine innovative and exciting ways to enhance the brand and bring new, cutting-edge live and hybrid opportunities to our participants, fans, and partners. This role will also be tasked with creating opportunities and ensuring alignment within the organization relative to health and fitness-specific initiatives, both existing and new.
You’re Excited About This Opportunity Because you will…
Create a long-term vision for the Giant Race property that focuses on the Race and other potential health and wellness programming initiatives.
Pursue new opportunities for growth and use the Giant Race as a vehicle to attract new associated and non-associated revenue sources.
Elevate Giant Race brand identity and assist with the creation of new event elements.
Vet all viable development opportunities – including live, virtual, and hybrid programming.
Oversee all financial development, sponsor/partner management, strategic alliances, marketing, and media initiatives for the Giant Race.
Collaborate with the leadership team regarding the implementation of new business, clients, projects, or partners.
Identify and develop new business opportunities for Giants Enterprises and Oracle Park within the health, wellness, and fitness sector.
Ensure you are on the leading edge of industry trends and attend conferences / trade shows as applicable.
Ideal candidate to have a minimum of 5 years relative experience working within business development, event management, and/or marketing – preferably in the endurance, health and wellness, or fitness industries.
Degree in business, marketing, operations, or project management preferred.
Ability to work efficiently, entrepreneurially, and independently in a fast-paced environment.
Proven organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and effectively communicate multiple ongoing projects without missing details.
Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate comfortably and professionally.
Willingness to learn and should be able to flourish in a high growth, dynamic, entrepreneurial environment.
Positive attitude, quick learning ability, good listening skills, commitment to excellence, and an “out of the box” thinker.
We’re Excited About You Because…
You are detailed oriented and have good follow up.
You have a keen sense of ownership, drive, and willingness to see things through.
You are a self-starter looking to grow your skill set and career.
You have great communication skills.
About the Giants
One of the oldest teams in Major League Baseball, the San Francisco Giants are dedicated to enriching our community through innovation and excellence on and off the field. This past decade, the organization has won three World Series Championships, made four playoff appearances and thrown four no-hitters. Off the field, the Giants have become internationally-renowned as a host to entrepreneurial and premier entertainment events. Celebrating over 60 years in San Francisco, the organization is entrenched in the Bay Area community as the Giants work with corporate and non-profit partners to raise awareness, educate and generate interest in a variety of issues important to both their fans and the local community.
We are truly unique; we are an organization committed to your growth, your learning, your development and your entire employee experience. We only win when our employees succeed and we're dedicated to helping you develop your strengths. We have a cultural foundation built on diversity, innovation and teamwork and we want you and your ideas to thrive at the San Francisco Giants.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
At the Giants, we strive to foster an inclusive work environment that encompasses the rich diversity of the San Francisco Bay Area, the place we call home. We welcome all people and are committed to creating an inclusive community built on a foundation of respect for all individuals. We seek to hire, develop and retain talented people from all backgrounds. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunities to excel.
Individuals from non-traditional backgrounds, historically marginalized or underrepresented groups strongly encouraged to apply. If you are not sure that you’re 100% qualified, but up for the challenge - we want you to apply.
At the Giants, we believe we put our best work forward when our employees bring together ideas that are diverse in thought. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, medical condition or disability, genetic condition, marital status, domestic partnership status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status and any other protected class under federal, state or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. In addition, we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability or special need, we would like to know how we can better accommodate you.