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Corporate Partnership Account Manager with Cincinnati Bengals in Cincinnati · OH

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Sponsorship Sales & Activation: Sponsorship Services/Activation
POSITION OVERVIEW:
The Corporate Partnership Account Manager will be responsible for the management of many of the organization’s corporate partners. In addition to account and relationship management, along with asset collection, this role will assist the Corporate Partnership Sales staff throughout the entire sales process with a focus on prospecting, proposal development and renewal efforts. This role must have a thorough understanding of the departments’ goals and objectives and be able to work closely with marketing and media operations in order to bring partnership programs to life. 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Establish strong working relationships with current partners and have a clear understanding of their individual marketing and business goals and initiatives.
  • Ensure all of the organization’s corporate partners receive a superior level of customer service.
  • Collaborate with Corporate Partnership Sales team to: 
    • Research and prospect to establish new leads. 
    • Identify key open and new categories as prospective new leads. 
    • Create compelling sales presentations for new business, partnership renewals and partner recaps. 
  • Further current and new business sales efforts by actively collaborating with Corporate Partnership Sales team to identify revenue opportunities utilizing existing and newly-created partnership inventory (i.e., television, in-market promotions, social media, etc.) 
  • Work closely with all departments (i.e., marketing, media, football operations, digital, etc.) within the organization necessary to ensure fulfillment of clients’ contract.
  • Assist with sponsor, marketing and/or broadcast-related projects, as assigned. 
  • Conduct business during non-traditional hours, taking advantage of games and events to interact with clients and prospects.
  • Communicate well across all areas of the organization. 
  • Other related duties as may be assigned.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Business, Marketing or Management required.
  • Three (3) years of sponsorship experience – sports industry preferred.
  • Self-motivated with a proven ability to achieve aggressive team sales goals.
  • Strong, proven understanding of the practices and principles related to the sale and execution of corporate partnerships.
  • Interest in moving into corporate partnership sales.
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong positive working relationships with corporate clients and co-workers.
  • Ability to work weekends, nights and holidays as dictated by events or requirements
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management and organizational skills.
  • Creative and strategic thinker.
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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