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27 Jun 2024

Partnership Marketing Coordinator

🇺🇸 San Jose, CA, USA
Full Time
2+ years exp.
US$26.54 – US$33.17 per hour

TITLE: Partnership Marketing Coordinator

POSITION TYPE: Full Time, Non-exempt

COMPANY: Sharks Sports and Entertainment, LLC


REPORTS TO: Sr. Manager, Partnership Marketing

POSTING DATED: June 26, 2024

Pay Range: The pay range for this role is $26.54 - $33.17 hour

Actual base pay will be determined based on permissible factors such as transferable skills, work experience, market demands and primary work location. The base pay range provided is subject to change and may be modified in the future.

Position Overview

Our partners play a critical role in Team Teal’s future success. We want to innovate the way we sell, provide service, and develop partnerships to achieve both our partner’s and our own objectives. The Partnership Marketing Coordinator will play a critical role in providing support to the Partnerships team, helping to maximize revenue through various departmental tasks across all Sharks Sports & Entertainment properties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Take the lead on a number of operational functions to ensure the success of the broader partnerships team, specifically Partnership Marketing
  • Own the process of trafficking all TV, Radio, Web, and all digital and physical Signage
  • Support the Global Partnerships team in the activation of sponsorship assets for corporate partner accounts, ensuring 100% delivery of contractual obligations
  • Assist in the activation of certain strategic partnerships
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings and communicate relevant updates related to Partnership inventory and upcoming partner activations.
  • Ensure collaboration and clear communication with key internal stakeholders.
  • Track and manage all hospitality elements related to partner and departmental needs, including but not limited to season ticket, suite night, food and beverage and single event inventory
  • Lead on the execution of the partnerships gifting strategy
  • Help with Gameday event execution on an as needed basis
  • Responsible for the management of department photography needs
  • Track and manage department Accounts Payable needs
  • Perform other tasks and projects as required
  • Assist with Partnership events, as needed (thinking Away Trips and potentially some Partner Summit)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business, communications, marketing, or related field required or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years successful service background with a preference for experience at a sports and entertainment property, agency, or brand.
  • Strong work ethic and a collaborative team player who is proactive and driven, and works well on a team or independently
  • Adept at client and account management and fulfilling projects on time
  • Meticulous attention to detail and excellent organizational, time management, and multitasking skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Passionate and motivated with a positive attitude, and solutions-oriented
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; CRM experience a plus
  • Ability to establish effective and cooperative inter-departmental relations as well as relations with partners and vendors
  • Ability to coordinate and juggle numerous priorities and projects and meet deadlines without sacrificing creative effectiveness
  • It is imperative that you have the ability to work independently, be self-directed and demonstrate initiative.
  • Exhibit good judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to physically navigate stairs at SSE facilities during normal work hours and events and move quickly from one location to another as business dictates.
  • Ability to bend at the waist, reach overhead lift and/or move between 25-40 pounds.
  • Ability to sit, stand and utilize a computer for extended periods of time.
  • Communicate via phone and email with a variety of individuals.
  • This job will require availability to work shifts outside of SSE’s typical business hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to sit, stand and utilize a computer for extended periods of time
  • Communicate via phone and email with a variety of individuals
  • Ability to bend at the waist, reach overhead and lift up to 15 lbs. with or without accommodation
  • Physically navigate stairs and catwalks at SSE facilities during normal work hours and events with or without accommodation
  • Ability to work occasional extended hours including nights, weekends, holidays (all with advance notice)
  • May be required to travel to other company locations
  • May be required to attend conference, events, and training sessions within Bay Area or in- or out-of-state locations.

What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation (base salary and variable incentive plan)
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Flexible Spending Accounts (all LGBTQ+ friendly)
  • Pretax Transportation Benefit
  • 401K (pre-tax and Roth options)
  • Generous Paid Time Off Policy
  • Minimum of 10 Paid Holidays and Wellness Days per year
  • Complimentary or discounted sports and concert tickets
  • Other League & partner discounts
  • Central office location in downtown San Jose at the heart of Silicon Valley; convenient access to Caltrain, VTA, major freeways and free parking
  • An inclusive culture which values diversity of background and a passion to improve our SSE’s commitment to change with impact on our community and industry
  • Potential for flexible scheduling and telework opportunities
  • Access to on-site Volta EV charging stations on non-event days

This position is not eligible for U.S. work authorization sponsorship.


Born in 1991, Sharks Sports and Entertainment (“SSE”) has grown into a multi-faceted organization that includes the SAP Center, the NHL San Jose Sharks, the AHL San Jose Barracuda, the Tech CU Arena, three Sharks Ice facilities, and the non-profit Sharks Foundation. Additionally, we are growing our organization through expansion in the Bay Area and surrounding communities in Northern California.

We work and play in the Bay Area, and are deeply influenced by the technology, innovation, diversity, and commitment to excellence that surrounds us. Our culture is transforming to reflect those values, with an eye towards a pioneering, forward-thinking, and inclusive environment in sports and entertainment.

We live, work, and innovate by a set of Pioneering Principles:

T – Team success is more important than individual success

E – Exceptional experience is non-negotiable in everything we do

A – Appreciate others for their diversity and opinions

M – More risk leads to more rewards and expands our comfort zones

TTrust that all teammates have the best intentions

E – Empower all teammates to make informed decisions

A – Always say what you really mean and do what you say

LLead by showing the respect to others you expect from them

We strive to unite people through a shared love of ice sports, entertainment, and our hometown. We are #TealTogether.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

Here at Team Teal, we recognize and celebrate that individuals come with a wealth of experience and talent well beyond any list of required skills and qualifications – in fact, we believe diversity of backgrounds and skills, combined with passion, are the most important keys to meaningful innovation and excellence. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to ourpositions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Sharks Sports and Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veterans’ status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

Notice to Recruiters and Agencies

SSE recruits candidates directly, rather than through third-party recruiters or agencies. Under no circumstances will SSE pay a fee for candidates submitted or presented without a signed recruiting agreement in place between SSE and the recruiter or agency prior to the submittal; any submittal must be for requisition specifically and individually assigned in writing by SSE’s HR department. In the case of candidate(s) submitted or presented to SSE by a recruiter or agency without a signed agreement AND written assignment by SSE Human Resources, SSE explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) with no financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

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