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Activation Asst - Phoenix Suns (Phoenix · AZ)

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The Activation Assistant will support the Global Partnership Solutions (GPS) for GPS Activation & Sales teams. This will include the oversight and execution of partner events, partnership sales pitch process and contractual account fulfillment.

What You Will Do: 

  • Collaborate with Activation Managers to execute partner-related events (e.g. develop run of show and manage events onsite)
  • Responsible for promotion/event proof of performance and creation of formal recaps to be delivered to partners
  • Assist with the activation of partnership elements to fulfill contractual obligations
  • Work closely with inter-departments to track proof of performance for contractual assets (e.g. impressions data, in-arena/broadcast clips, digital/social screenshots, photos, etc.)
  • Coordinate talent appearances for partner events (e.g. Gorilla, Scorch, dancers, emcees)
  • Develop and execute GPS Sales support initiatives as needed (e.g. renewal and new business pitches)
  • Support department with gameday hospitality (e.g. pre/post-game private receptions, VIP suites, group nights)
  • Assist with client-facing gameday promotions/activations
  • Manage inventory of promotional giveaway items for events, gameday needs and gifting
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance

What We Need From Our Assistant:

  • Ability to multi-task and handle a variety of responsibilities
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently
  • Dependable and detail-oriented
  • Must have a strong understanding of Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint)
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to problem solve
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Education and Experience:
  • College degree – BA/BS or equivalent experience (preferred)

What You Can Expect:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by a teammate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Flexible schedule to include weekends, evenings, some holidays and some overtime to meet business needs. Event days/times will take priority.
  • Expected to work most home games and events
  • Extended periods of standing during events and games
  • Must be comfortable in a crowd of people. Exposed to loud environment
  • Must be able to lift boxes up to 30 pounds
  • Ability to travel to off-site events/meetings around the Phoenix-Metro area
  • Ability to Read, Write & Speak in English

The Phoenix Suns are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.