The Coordinator, Partnership Marketing for Major League Soccer/Soccer United Marketing is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day execution of all activities within assigned Partner Accounts. As an integral member of the account team, the Coordinator is responsible for delivering the highest level of client service while at the same time acting as an MLS/SUM consultant to ensure that effective programs are created and implemented across the enterprise. The assigned accounts could also have exposure to other properties such as Leagues Cup, Mexican National Team and Concacaf.
Support day-to-day communication with select clients, including:
Scheduling and tracking weekly calls
Collaborate effectively with internal departments (Brand marketing, Operations, Creative Services, Legal, Consumer Products, etc.) on partner driven elements or programs and ensure they are communicated and completed successfully
Address issues and provide solutions to meet partner needs
Oversight of asset delivery
Preparing and delivering of internal and external documents including but not limited to reporting, executive summaries, asset trackers, weekly call agendas and recaps, etc.
Serve as an internal expert and resource on managed partners
Facilitate special requests as needed
Proactively generate new ideas for new sponsorship opportunities including in-game elements, retail promotions, to grow partner business
Assist in the day-to-day management of program budgets, ensuring that sponsor promotions are within budget and invoices are processed in a timely manner
Coordinate creative approval of all partner assets, ensuring submissions are brand compliant and in-line with contractual guidelines
Liaise closely with Partnership Marketing Operations on fulfillment of contractual assets including ticket pools, player appearances, pre-game field experiences, etc.
In conjunction with Partner Media Management team, assist with implementation of partner specific digital, social, and content programs
Work with internal and external team members to provide issue resolution for partners
Participate on PM internal task forces as needed
Assist with special projects as requested by Senior Manager
Additional responsibilities as assigned
1+ years of experience
Previous experience in brand activation and client relationships
Strong partnership management and execution skills
Superior organization, project management skills and attention to detail
High level of commitment to quality work product and organizational ethics, integrity and compliance
Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, team environment
Ability to identify problems and their root causes, and to develop and recommend effective solutions
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally
Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint Outlook, and Data Management Systems
Demonstrated decision making and solutions oriented.
Meticulous with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
Ability to travel and to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays
Knowledge of the sport and entertainment industry, soccer specific knowledge is a plus
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 our 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.