Manager, Partnership Development - Golden State Warriors (San Francisco · CA)

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Sponsorship Sales & Activation: Corporate Sponsorship Sales

About the Position

The Golden State Warriors are looking a Manager, Partnership Development to work with multiple partner accounts to create and execute creative marketing activations of various types. In this role, you will collaborate with teams across the organization and build relationships with new and existing corporate partners to drive partnership development initiatives and exceed sales targets and quotas.

This is an excellent opportunity to share your expertise while learning more about this growing sports and entertainment organization that values your initiative and dedication!

This is a full-time position based in San Francisco, CA.

Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as main point of contact for corporate partners and their activation elements
  • Fulfill sponsorship agreements with corporate partners by collaborating with internal teams to ensure a high level of execution, customer service and fulfillment of all deliverables within budget parameters
  • Build and sustain strong corporate partner and agency relationships
  • Develop and implement new and creative marketing/activation strategies, methodologies and tactics based on corporate partner needs, research, data, success rates, and market trends to meet corporate partners goals and objectives and ensure 100% client satisfaction
  • Identify, present and sell new activation opportunities to assigned accounts; drive renewal revenue by utilizing internal resources and sales strategies
  • Manage corporate partnership accounts and partnership details via CRM system
  • Create and present execution recaps and selling presentations
  • Plan and execute events, promotions and VIP experiences
  • Attend Warriors home games and special events

Required Experience & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of corporate sponsorship and/or account management experience, preferably within the sports industry
  • Minimum 1 year of sales experience; special consideration for Esports industry experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to build positive working relationships with clients and peers at all levels within the organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, service and resolution skills
  • Basic understanding of social media marketing and the digital space
  • Excellent problem solving, communication, and presentation skills
  • Ability to balance multiple projects at once in a fast-paced work environment


Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 Golden State Warriors is an equal opportunity employer.

We will ensure that qualified applicants with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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