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Sales Assistant

Phoenix Suns/Phoenix Mercury/Sports & Entertainment Services,Legends Entertainment District
Phoenix, AZ
Sponsorship Sales & Activation: Sponsorship Services/Activation
Job Purpose
The Sales Assistant will be responsible for assisting the Marketing Partnerships Sales team in growing and retaining revenue by developing proposals/sales materials and preparing/ analyzing market research. The primary role of the Sales Assistant will be to help Sr. Marketing Partnerships sales team members with creating effective sales presentations and compelling business cases to secure Marketing Partnerships for the Suns, Mercury and Legends Entertainment District.
Primary (Essential) Duties 
  • Creation of sales proposals in PowerPoint with the development of artistic renderings of proposed elements with a Creative Services team member as assigned or needed
  • Development and maintenance of master sales presentation and all other sales collateral as assigned
  • Implementation of audio/visual components for sales presentation
  • Prospect local and national businesses for partnership/sponsorship opportunities and create detailed one sheets
  • Conduct competitive analysis of other area sporting teams in regards to sponsorships
  • Provide daily news clips on prospects and partners as needed
  • Observe Sponsorship sales representatives in partner meetings as assigned
  • Participate in Drive to Retail activation and hosting hospitality as assigned
  • Assist in other departmental areas and special projects as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities
  • General understanding of advertising, media and sponsorship sales process
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Capability to meet time sensitive project deadlines
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to work unsupervised and to function both independently and as a team member
Experience/Education Requirements
  • Undergraduate Degree-Preferably Marketing or Business
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and Adobe Photoshop
Working Conditions and Physical Demands
  • Candidate will be required to spend the majority of each day looking at a computer monitor and mobile devices
  • Traditional business hours with the addition of weekends, evenings, holidays and some overtime to meet business needs
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This is not an all-inclusive document. Additional duties, expectations, demands, etc. may be added or changed to this document on an as-needed basis in order to meet organizational needs. 
The Phoenix Suns are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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