Manager, Partnership & Hospitality Sales – Vancouver Whitecaps Football Club

By iSportconnect | August 30, 2016

Location: Vancouver, order Canada

Closing Date: 8th September 2016

Overview:

The Manager, cheap cialis Partnership & Hospitality Sales is a sales focused role in which the successful candidate needs to be comfortable with cold calls, generating new leads and managing the sales pipeline for sponsorship as well as corporate suites. S/he will be expected to deliver on aggressive sales targets and to continuously generate leads to grow sponsorship, advertising and suites revenue.

Reporting structure: Based in Vancouver at the club’s head office, the Manager, Partnership & Hospitality Sales reports directly to the Director, Corporate Partnerships.

Responsibilities:

  • – Generate sponsorship revenue through partnership and advertising sales for both Whitecaps FC (MLS) and WFC2 (USL), including the club’s growing soccer development programs.
  • – Play a key role in filling the sponsorship pipeline year-round by researching identified prospects and creating a detailed sales strategy for each.
  • – Prospect, negotiate and close deals that focus specifically on sponsorship, advertising and corporate suites revenues for the organization.
  • – Work with the Partnerships team to initiate and grow sustainable client relationships.
  • – Maintain an indirect relationship with the Ticket Sales team to ensure continuity of messaging and leads tracking between departments.
  • – Generate new corporate revenue by identifying prospective clients and strategic partners through various channels.
  • – Create, organize and maintain sponsor and advertiser contracts as well as other legal documents.
  • – Assist in the creation and management of the organization’s sales process and strategies for sponsorship.
  • – Help define and establish new sponsorship properties within the organization, in partnership with other internal departments.
  • – Prepare proposals, presentations and reports for the Director, Corporate Partnerships and other club executives.
  • – Keep up to date with current developments in the sports marketing industry (specifically sponsorship and corporate hospitality) and utilize this information to guide strategy for potential new proposals and properties.
  • – Maintain an up-to-date and working knowledge of soccer, the MLS and Whitecaps FC as well as the competitive landscape in Canada, North America and around the globe.
  • – Collaborate and work closely with Partnership Marketing to assist in delivery of contractual partnership elements, events and match day hosting opportunities including coordination of corporate suites each match.
  • – Other duties, as required and assigned.
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