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Partner Services Manager - Tacoma Rainiers Baseball Club (Tacoma · WA)

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Sponsorship Sales & Activation: Activation
2021 Partner Services Manager
We’re looking for someone that understands that passion drives motivation; that strength comes from teamwork; and that having fun in the process is what keeps the fire burning. Are you someone that thrives in the intersection of having fun, exploring passion and working hard to get the job done? Someone who understands that the most amazing work happens when you are on the edge of chaos without actually falling in? Someone that is motivated by being a part of something great? Then join us in Tacoma!


Job Objective:
Reporting to the Vice President of Marketing, this position will support various Rainiers and Tacoma Defiance marketing initiatives as well as the fulfillment of all corporate partner agreements. As a Partner Services Manager, you will be responsible in cultivating strong relationships with current and potential corporate partners to meet and exceed expectations of our sponsors.  


You will interface with media and corporate partners at all levels of their organizations to service, activate, and fulfill contractual elements including promotions, media, signage, hospitality, community events, and game day initiatives. You will also work closely with multiple internal departments, including Corporate Partner Sales, Graphic Design, Game Entertainment, Marketing, Ticketing, and Stadium Operations.


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
  • Develop strong relationships with partners and become a liaison between partners and team; 
  • Manage corporate partner accounts, both in season and off season, number of accounts TBD;  
  • Communicate partner objectives, sales, and community development initiatives with appropriate staff; 
  • Maintain accurate, organized, detailed and up to date records, files, databases, promotional, and event write ups, contacts and budgets; 
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently with partner services team; 
  • Act as a marketing and advertising consultant to sponsor contracts to ensure effective campaigns are crafted and executed using Rainiers/Defiance inventory.
  • Collaborate with Marketing team, Corporate Partner Sales and Game Entertainment to create and outline Rainiers marketing initiatives and partner promotions; 
  • Oversee on-field/in-game execution of all promotions; 
  • Assist in the execution of all promotional marketing plans (i.e. monitoring on-site activations, promotional giveaways, web and social media platforms, etc.); 
  • Assist in compiling promotion wrap ups at the end of all promotional periods to be relayed to partners; 
  • Assist with the execution of all hospitality elements and events (gamedays and non-gamedays) and support all partner events on-site and off-site; 
  • Responsible for ticket distribution to all media and corporate partners; 
  • Design event invitations for Corporate Partner networking events and gameday hospitality; 
  • Coordinate/schedule gameday seat visits, first pitches, videoboard welcomes, mascot visits and suite/party deck visits; 
  • Coordinate and host partner events and stadium rentals on-site (i.e. party decks, suites, batting practices, board meetings, etc.); 
  • Participate in community events including but not limited to player visits and mascot appearances; 
  • Capture photos and documentation of all promotions, events and contractual obligations to maintain an accurate image library for Annual Reports; and 
  • Assist in the production of Annual Reports. 

Qualifications:
  • This is a full-time salary position for The Baseball Club of Tacoma
  •  Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to develop strong working relationships/rapport with partners, coworkers and other stakeholders
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects at once in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to work in a team based environment
  • Ability to successfully work with many different personality types
  • Strong time management and administrative skills
  • Must be a self-starter, problem solver and have decision-making ability
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must have reliable transportation 

Job Questions:

  1. Do you have experience with InDesign and/or Photoshop?

  2. What makes you uniquely qualified for this position?

  3. Are you local or willing to relocate for this position?