Manager, Partnership Activation - Oak View Group LLC (Los Angeles · CA)

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The individual hired will work out of the corporate office in Los Angeles on the Partnership Activation team within OVG Global Partnerships; the sponsorship and activation arm of Oak View Group (OVG).  Suitable for the role is exceptionally organized and detail-oriented professionals who have a desire to collaborate as well as a track record in the sponsorship space of working on the delivery and execution of high-value deals with creative activation strategies intertwined. The Manager will be responsible for managing all contractually obligated income (COI) of assigned partnership accounts, the execution of assigned account assets, and the development and delivery of partnership onboarding and recapping processes.

  • Lead the planning and execution of a portfolio of partnership contractual elements, including traditional media assets, promotions, in-arena activation, hospitality, experiential, and community programs  
  • Develop and deliver effective and measurable sponsorship platforms for all partners by providing a thorough onboarding and partnership launch process, managing team and brand expectations, communicating timelines across entities, and ensuring all contractual asset fulfillment 
  • Manage to track and report ROI and ROO of marketing partnership initiatives to generate impactful mid-year and end-year partnership recaps to exhibit ROI to partners. 
  • Maintain accurate reporting processes, partnership asset and budget trackers, and partner database management for partner and arena financials and partnership assets. 
  • Create case studies of highly successful activations for reference internally and externally. 
  • Provide weekly report indicating status of all current partner and department administrative action items. 
  • Responsible for directly contributing to overall department revenue goals through current sponsor partnership renewals and upsell opportunities. 
  • Work closely with internal departments (like legal, finance, etc.) on partner needs 
  • Other duties as assigned  


The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Undergraduate degree in marketing, business, sports business management, communications, or other relevant field 
  • 4-6 years professional sponsorship experience in a high-performance sponsorship environment, executing against multiple deals across multiple properties (likely Agency or alternative sports & entertainment entity/rights holder). 
  • Creative problem solver with the ability to quickly understand brands/partners’ business models and identify creative solutions for how to solve for indicated KPI’s. 
  • Strategic and critical thinker who is dynamic, forward-thinking, analytical, and extremely well organized. 
  • Highly driven self-starter, with the ability to work as a team or independently on projects. 
  • Strong self-awareness, time management, and organizational skills with a proven ability to multi-task and manage projects on strict deadlines. 
  • Positive, can-do attitude with the ability to manage long-term projects as well as quick turn assignments. 
  • Focused, diligent and hard-working; ambitious and driven. 
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentational communication with strong attention to detail and design. 
  • Strong interpersonal & relationship-building skills. 
  • Trustworthy, loyal, and ethical. 
  • Values the “How” as much as the “What”. 
  • Willingness to work the hours required to fulfill the commitments of the role 
Oak View Group
Oak View Group is a sports and entertainment company engaged in a wide variety of activities, including arena development, facility management, arena and stadium alliance, sponsorships and partnerships, security services, publications, conferences, and consulting. The company, privately held, is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with offices throughout the world.

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