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Job listing closed on 30 Mar 2024

Global Partnerships Operations Coordinator

🇺🇸 Las Vegas, NV, USA
Full Time
2+ years exp.

Who We Are:

UFC® is the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization (MMA), with more than 700 million fans and 243 million social media followers. The organization produces more than 40 live events annually in some of the most prestigious arenas around the world while broadcasting to over 900 million TV households across more than 170 countries. UFC’s athlete roster features the world’s best MMA athletes representing more than 80 countries. The organization’s digital offerings include UFC FIGHT PASS®, one of the world’s leading streaming services for combat sports. UFC is part of TKO Group Holdings (NYSE: TKO) and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information, visit UFC.com and follow UFC at Facebook.com/UFC and @UFC on X, Snapchat, Instagram, and TikTok: @UFC.Endeavor is a global sports and entertainment company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency WME; sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation, sports operations & advisory, event & experiences management, media production & distribution, experiential marketing and brand licensing.

The Role and What You’ll Do:

The Global Partnerships Operations Coordinator is responsible for supporting operational workflow for both the Business Development and Partnership Activation teams through inventory management, revenue recognition management, media valuation reporting, administrative tasks, and UFC surface of play implementation.

  • Assists with the management of global inventory and assets for all UFC live events and broadcasts for sales pipeline, new sales opportunities, and partner asset implementation.
  • Facilitates the implementation of UFC surface of play for all UFC live events, including Dana White’s Contender Series and The Ultimate Fighter. This includes but is not limited to internal and partner approvals, managing vendor workflows, and meeting deadlines.
  • Supports the Global Partnerships revenue recognition process, including recording deliverables and compiling revenue reports to communicate to management on performance.
  • Assists with third party resources such as Nielsen, Futures, and Endeavor Global Insights to report on media valuations, including compiling partnership recaps.
  • Keeps activation and operational workflow documents up to date, including account plans and event handbooks.
  • Supports the on-boarding of new partners by creating and updating tracking documents, including partnership account plans.
  • Maintains tracking of current partner contracts and details and keeps up to date partner information in shareable formats for internal and external communications.
  • Develops event-specific and annual recaps for partners, including compiling digital screenshots and proof of performance.
  • Supports department business planning and development through maintenance of the CRM.
  • Works closely with other departments on key company initiatives and partner participation, specifically supporting interdepartmental workflows with Production.
  • Identifies areas of opportunity for new processes and workflow for more efficiencies within the department.
  • Maintains up to date knowledge of industry trends, best practices, and new media marketing efforts.
  • Performs general administrative, clerical and executive support tasks to ensure functional department workflow.
  • Other tasks, duties, and projects as assigned.

You Have These:

  • Bachelor’s degree, with concentration in marketing or sports management preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years professional experience, preferably in sports & entertainment.
  • Comfortable with managing multiple projects at once, demonstrating excellent time management skills and attention to detail.
  • Data-driven and strong analytical thinking skills.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrates diplomacy in the most difficult situations, remaining positive and composed.
  • Must be a team player and able to foster excellent internal and external working relationships.
  • Self-starter, resourceful, and able to develop solutions in high-stress environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and willingness to assist coworkers in tasks.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook, and the ability to learn other computer programs.

How we work:

Endeavor is at the center of sports, media, entertainment, and fashion and is a largely relationship-based business. To foster an environment of collaboration, develop our future talent, and build on relationships across leadership, peers, and teams, we work from the office 5 days per week. We see immeasurable value internally and throughout the core of the businesses we support.

Don’t meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world’s diverse voices.  Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.