The Manager, Corporate Partnerships primary responsibility will be to sell corporate sponsorships to local, regional, and national companies as well as assisting in the activation process for all clients. This position will collaborate with the sales leadership staff in the planning and execution of all sponsorship initiatives.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Sell and service corporate partnerships, season ticket packages & group events
Conduct frequent market research to identify new leads and sales opportunities
Analyze each client’s needs by asking a series of qualifying questions and performing a needs analysis
Attend networking & community events to help establish a strong sales pipeline
Maintain productivity level set by sales team by tracking calls, meetings, etc.
Meet or exceed individual and team sales goals
Utilize programs such as DigiDeck and ZoomInfo for prospecting, proposals, and other key sales process steps
Participate in weekly corporate sales meetings (sales updates, training, brainstorming, etc.)
Ability to create great professional relationships with clients
Assist in the activation and execution of all sponsorship deliverables pre-game, in-game and post-game
Work directly with vendors who help the sales process such as signage companies and contractors
Assist in the strategic planning and implementation of all sponsorship initiatives
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited college or university required.
Minimum of one (1) year of full-time B2B and B2C sales experience.
Sports sponsorship sales experience preferred.
Experience and knowledge of CRM platforms and ticketing systems (i.e. TicketMaster, KORE, etc.)
Experience and knowledge of DigiDeck and ZoomInfo a plus
Proven ability to generate revenue in a high-energy, fast-paced environment.
Ability to provide exceptional customer service to varying levels of clients.
Strong understanding of strategic analysis as it pertains to the sales process.
Ability to think “outside of the box” when customizing a sales proposal.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
Outstanding work-ethic, confidence, and creativity.
Display strong interpersonal skills and the ability to create and maintain solid working relationships with all staff.
Competitive with an eagerness to exceed personal and team sales goals.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications.
Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays.
About the Renegades:
The Hudson Valley Renegades are the High-A Affiliate of the New York Yankees, located just 75 miles north of New York City in the Hudson Valley region of New York State. Since 1994, the Renegades have been serving the Hudson Valley communities while playing in the New York Penn League having affiliations with the Texas Rangers (1994-1996) and the Tampa Bay Rays (1996-2020).
The Renegades are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.