Corporate Partnerships Manager – Oakland Athletics

December 12, 2016

Location: Oakland, pills CA
Closing Date: December 16, doctor 2016

The Oakland Athletics are currently seeking a Corporate Partnerships Manager. This full-time position reports directly to the Senior Director, Corporate Partnerships and is responsible for, but not limited to the following:


• Generate and maintain Athletics’ corporate partnerships through the sale of Athletics sponsorship inventory which may include: radio, in-stadium signage and promotions, market activation, hospitality, entitlements, and/or digital assets.
• Identify and develop new business prospects through industry networking, research and prospecting, use of third party lead services, and other forms of business development
• Prepare and deliver fully vetted and integrated business presentations and proposals to existing and prospective clients to maximize yield and client ROI.
• Research and analyze industry data and best practices to create innovative proposals and convincing arguments to existing and prospective clients
• Provide exceptional client service that helps clients and the A’s meet business objectives
• Prepare weekly sales reports.
• Create an annual business plan with activation based sales strategies, renewal targets and new business projections for upcoming fiscal year.
• Work closely with Sr. Director of Corporate Partnerships and other members of the corporate partnerships sales and service team to achieve individual and departmental goals.
• Work game days and special events to entertain existing partners and prospects.
• Work closely with other departments within the Athletics’ organization including game operations, community relations, public relations, ticket sales and service, marketing and baseball operations to fulfill and integrate corporate partner programs


• BA or BS degree
• 3+ years of corporate sales experience in professional sports or related field, with demonstrated track record
• Dedication to providing quality customer service
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
• Independent thinking and demonstrated initiative
• Proficiency with computers and technology including Microsoft suite.  Previous experience with Scarborough, Repucom and/or CRM preferred.
• Access to key sponsorship-related contacts in Northern California preferred
• Excellent oral, written and presentation skills.


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