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Corporate Partnership Sales Manager with Cincinnati Bengals in Cincinnati · OH

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Sponsorship Sales & Activation: Corporate Sponsorship Sales
POSITION OVERVIEW:
The Corporate Partnership Sales Manager will be responsible for driving sponsorship revenue by identifying, developing and retaining local, regional and national corporate partners for the Cincinnati Bengals.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Research provided leads and prospect to establish new sales leads.
  • Identify opportunities in open categories and new categories.
  • Set meetings with new prospects via cold calls, social selling, networking and client referrals.
  • Grow corporate sponsorship revenue by establishing new partnerships as well as retaining and developing existing relationships.
  • Create compelling sales presentations to Senior Level decision makers incorporating a clear understanding of the prospective partner’s marketing and business objectives.
  • Cultivate new and existing partner relationships to achieve personal and department sales goals.
  • Establish strong working relationships with local and regional companies to understand individual marketing and business goals and initiatives.
  • Conduct business during non-traditional hours, taking advantage of games and events to interact with clients and prospects.
  • Work closely with Partnership Activation Staff to ensure clients receive a superior level of customer service
  • Communicate well across all areas of the organization. 
  • Other related duties as may be assigned.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Business, Communications, Marketing or Management required.
  • Three (3)+ years of sponsorship sales experience – sports industry preferred.
  • Self-motivated with a proven ability to achieve aggressive individual and team sales goals.
  • Strong, proven understanding of the practices and principles related to the sale process and execution of corporate partnerships.
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong positive working relationships with corporate clients and co-workers.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Creative and strategic thinker.
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Strong knowledge of MS 365, including Teams, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Experience with Discovery CRM a plus, but not required.

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.

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Do you have 3+ years of sponsorship sales experience?


 

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