MANAGER OF CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS – CCMC, Representing the Canadian Hockey League
DEPARTMENT: CHL Properties
POSITION: Manager of Corporate Partnerships
REPORTS TO: Director of Corporate Partnerships
SUMMARY: The Manager of Corporate Partnerships is primarily responsible for managing the relationship and marketing activations for the CHL’s corporate partners. This individual will work as part of an integrated team to fulfill all aspects of their clients’ sponsorship portfolio. This individual will provide superior client service to help partners generate powerful marketing programs at a local, regional and national level.
Manage all assigned partner relationships; execution of contract deliverables, including but not limited to season-long programs, game-day assets, media programming
Manage partner budgets and supplier / vendor relationships
Responsible for individual and team projects supporting the department’s marketing plan
Develop specific client service plans for each assigned corporate partner account; develop strategic marketing initiatives that support and enhance partner business objectives
Develop and customize year-end summaries for CHL partners at the national and regional levels.
Work with other departments to maximize cross-selling opportunities, develop new and existing properties and share new ideas.
Attend weekly meetings to review corporate partner fulfillment status, opportunities, new programs and department goals and objectives
Assist with some game operations, event management, and hospitality for League and National Events.
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Corporate Partnerships.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Post-secondary degree in marketing, sports management or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
3-5 years of experience in the sports industry, preferably in the areas of hockey, client service or marketing
Candidates with prior sponsorship experience will be strongly considered
JOB SPECIFIC SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Strong understanding of marketing concepts, corporate sponsorship and client service
Must be well organized and detail oriented
Strong project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects with minimal supervision
Ability to build and foster strong working relationships
Successful candidate will possess a high proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Ability to work some nights, weekends and holidays as needed. Some travel may be required.
Must have access to a car and a valid driver’s license.
Being Bilingual in English and French is considered an asset
Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume and cover letter no later than Thursday December 21 at 5:00pm ET to: HYPERLINK “mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org” email@example.com
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.
Please send a copy of your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org