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.


Primary Responsibilities

  • 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


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1+ years of experience

Required Skills

  • 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

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