Throughout the Boston Celtics’ storied history, they have long stood for equality and respect, including drafting the first African American player, hiring the first African American coach, and playing the first all-black starting five. The Celtics have won a record 17 NBA Championships spanning five (5) decades, including eight (8) in a row from 1959-1966, and winning their most recent in 2008. In addition, forty-one (41) former Celtics players, management, coaches, or staff have been inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. In December 2002 the team returned to local ownership for the first time since 1963.

Do you have a passion for building meaningful relationships? Are you excited about driving outstanding experiences? If so, we want you! You will an opportunity to implement partner assets such as in-market/arena activation, branded content creation, social media campaigns, online and retail promotions, community-based programs, and event planning/execution. Cross-collaboration between Partnership Sales, Partner Strategy, Business Intelligence and Community Engagement groups will ensure we are delivering best-in-class fully integrated partnerships. This role will report up to the Director of Partner Development.


  • Build and develop internal employee and external client relationships 
  • Lead day-to-day contact and execution to fulfill asset of assigned partners 
  • Partner to develop and deliver ways to measure marketing partnership deals, platforms, and value to partners
  • Lead planning and execution of all assigned partners’ contractual elements, including traditional media assets, digital and social platforms, in-market promotions, in-stadium activation, hospitality, experiential, and community programs
  • Work cross-functionally to build and implement pre-season planning sessions, action plans and all marketing, media, social, community relationships, promotions, and events for assigned Partners
  • Manage and track sponsorship asset delivery and budgets reporting out on status update on a regular basis
  • Present season long activation plans to Partners and capture feedback for continuous improvement 
  • Drive mid and end of season recap process from start to finish with all assigned Partners 
  • Handle all tracking and reporting value of partnership initiatives and objectives
  • Be responsible for and chip in to game day set up and break down in-arena 
  • Onboard and assimilate new Partners to the Celtics organization
  • Work to achieve and/or exceed organization and department renewal revenue targets 


  • Bachelor’s degree and related experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in corporate partnership activation or client service, prior experience from a team, league, property, or sports/brand marketing agency is a plus
  • Consistent track record of building and maintaining positive relationships
  • Broad understanding of partnership platforms, content, social media, community engagement, branding, and in-market activation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to multitask and adapt to evolving business environments and situations
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Open to travel as needed for out of market activations and meetings
  • Self-starter with ability to own projects as well as ability to work within a team to accomplish goals

Banner Seventeen, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All employees and applicants for employment are afforded equal opportunity in every area of hiring and employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy (and pregnancy related conditions), gender identity or expression, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, genetic disposition or carrier status, marital status, familial status, status as a victim of domestic violence, military or veteran status or any other category protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

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