Chicago Fire FC

Chicago Fire FC

Partnership Strategy Coordinator

Country

Role Type

USA

Management

Posting Date

May 18, 2022

Role description

Chicago Fire Football Club is a Major League Soccer team that was founded in 1997 and is Chicago’s ambassador to the global sport of soccer. The Club recently returned to Soldier Field as well as opened a new 50,000 square foot office in the heart of the city. With tremendous growth and expansion, the Club is laying the foundation for an audacious and ambitious vision that will transform the brand and the success of the Club in the coming years. Some of the fabulous employee perks Chicago Fire Football Club offers to full-time employees include:Work-Life BalanceOption to work remotely 1 week from any place of choice per year Flexible work arrangements & hybrid scheduling (upon manager approval) Paid Time Off:3 weeks of Paid Time Off upon hire22 days of paid holiday time off (including 2 weeks off at the end of each calendar year)4 hours of Volunteer Time Off per monthExcellent Benefit Programs Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, Supplementary Life, Supplementary AD&D, Flexible, Spending Account & Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits 401k eligibility immediately upon hire with a 3% employer contribution rateEducational Stipend of $1,500 per yearPaid Family Leave 14-16 weeks fully paid leave for employees giving birth and 8 weeks fully paid leave for committed partners & spouses – applicable to foster care & adoptive parents as well 6 weeks fully paid FMLA leave to care for a family member with a serious medical condition Office Culture & FacilitiesFull game room, frequent happy hours & parties, employee recognition programs and access to a full workout center & rooftop at our central office. JOB OVERVIEWChicago Fire FC is seeking an energetic, agile, customer-centric, data-driven and detail-oriented Partnership Strategy Coordinator to support all Corporate Partnership team efforts.  This role is a support-based role that lies within the Corporate Partnership team. In this position, the candidate will focus on providing sales and marketing support by creating and updating deck presentation materials, using thorough research and data analysis, and expanding commercial inventory with a focus on ensuring partnership initiatives boost fan engagement and maximize club revenue streams.  The candidate must be a highly-motivated individual contributor with cross-functional experience, including technical and strategic knowledge of corporate partnerships. Previous team experience preferred but not required.  ResponsibilitiesPartnership Development & Marketing SupportRefresh and maintain club story presentation, sales presentation materials and one-sheeters Support ideation of new business, renewal, and upsell opportunities by developing fully integrated programs given prospect/partner needs and organizational objectivesCollaborate with internal organization departments including, Marketing, Communications, Community Programs, Ticket Operations, etc. to support the creation of potential sellable partnership assets Research, Analytics & ReportingLeverage fan insights and third-party companies to support department initiatives and integration within presentations Support department revenue, inventory, rate card updates and reports  Identify and organize market research, category research, competitive analysis and ongoing sponsorship trends to develop recommendation for club pursuitSupport Corporate Partnership CRM system and work alongside CRM administrator to make necessary program updates Partner with Business Strategy & Analytics team to ensure alignment and integration across data, analytics, and reporting QualificationsFully Vaccinated for COVID-19Bachelor's degree preferred 2-3 years of relevant experience in a corporate partnerships roleAbility to develop and manage multiple initiatives simultaneously and deliver results in a fast-paced environmentInherent team spirit with the ability to build partnerships and manage relationships with internal stakeholders and external partnersSelf-motivated and self-starter with the ability to think creativelyStrong written and verbal communication skillsProficiency in word, excel and PowerPointKnowledge of Photoshop and Salesforce is a plus CFFC is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and maintaining a workplace for employees and applicants for employment that is free from discrimination.   The Company does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship, age, veteran or military status, disability, sexual orientation, sexual orientation or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.   If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department at hr@chicagofirefc.com to let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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