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Job listing closed on 26 Jun 2024
22 Apr 2024

Coordinator, Brand Alliances

🇺🇸 New York, USA
Full Time
1+ year exp.
US$45,000 – US$55,000 per year


MLS/SUM is seeking a passionate sports sales professional to join the Brand Alliances team. Based in New York, the Coordinator, Brand Alliances will assist the department with the sale of integrated sponsorship opportunities to grow the sport’s relevance, engage fans and maximize enterprise revenue. The Brand Alliances team is tasked with securing new enterprise sponsorship revenue for Major League Soccer (MLS), its clubs, Soccer United Marketing (SUM) and its property partners (e.g., Concacaf, Mexican National Team, Leagues Cup, etc.).


  • Support the implementation and execution of the annual sales strategy
  • Develop and deliver property, industry, category, and brand-specific research
  • Concept development and aiding in the creation of sales overview materials, pitch decks, collateral pieces, and proposals
  • Participate in partnership ideation process
  • Assist in administrative tasks for sales accounts and contribute to day-to-day department operations and management
  • Spearhead event hospitality and client gifting strategy for department
  • Manage Sponsorship revenue pipeline (Salesforce)
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1+ year of experience

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Hunger to learn sponsorship sales process and grow into a sports sales professional
  • Superior organization, project management skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • High-level of commitment to quality work product and organizational ethics, integrity, and compliance
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing
  • High-energy, self-motivated with a solutions-oriented mindset
  • Growth-mindset and takes initiative
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, team environment and form strong relationships with colleagues, clients, agencies, and sports organizations
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Ability to travel and to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays

Desired Skills (but not required):

  • Strong familiarity with sports, especially soccer
  • Knowledge of Scarborough, Nielsen and other research tools
  • Experience using Salesforce platform
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish)

Total Rewards

Starting Base Salary $45,000 - $55,000. MLS/SUM base salaries are contingent upon several factors including individual qualifications, market financials, and operational business needs.

We are committed to providing a Total Rewards package that attracts, supports, engages, and retains talent through the following:

  • Benefits – comprehensive and competitive medical, dental, and vision benefits, as well as a suite of programs to promote well-being including a $500 Wellness Reimbursement. A generous PTO offering, and hybrid Office/Remote Work Schedule are also offered to promote Work-Life balance.
  • Career & Professional Development – on the job training, feedback, and on-going educational opportunities to continue your personal and professional development.
  • Employee Engagement – office perks, discounts and employee events that go “beyond the traditional paycheck” to make you feel a part of the team and inspire you to elevate the Game.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.