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Manager, Corporate Partnership Services with Los Angeles Chargers in Costa Mesa · CA

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Sponsorship Sales & Activation: Activation
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Our History
Now in our 60th season, the Chargers have continually stretched the imagination and given fans the most exciting show in football. Behind the dramatic games, unforgettable highlights, beloved players, groundbreaking performances and one of the best uniforms in the NFL lies an uncompromising drive for success – one rooted in toughness, resilience and old-fashioned hard work. A charter member of the American Football League, the franchise was established in Los Angeles in 1960 and called the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum home during its first year of existence. From 1961 to 2016, the team played in San Diego. Advancing to five of the first six AFL Championship games ever played, the Chargers claimed the 1963 title and later joined the National Football League when the two leagues merged in 1970. Since the merger, the Chargers have gone on to appear in Super Bowl XXIX and have captured an additional 10 division titles. The Chargers were purchased by construction leader and real estate developer Alex G. Spanos in 1984 and have been under the guidance of Spanos’ eldest son Dean, the team’s current Chairman of the Board, since 1994.  Dean Spanos’ sons – A.G. Spanos, President of Business Operations, and John Spanos, President of Football Operations – oversee the day-to-day operations of the franchise. The Chargers returned to Los Angeles in 2017 and play all home games at Dignity Health Sports Park while the team’s new SoFi Stadium home, set to open in 2020, is constructed at Hollywood Park.

Our Approach to Sponsorship
In preparation for our 4th season in the Los Angeles market, we are building our sponsorship and integrated media business by creating new relationships with corporate partners and advertisers looking to connect with an extremely engaged group of consumer segments.  

We have developed a robust sponsorship activation platform including Corporate Partnership Assets (IP, Use of Marks, Content Development, etc.); Integrated Media Assets across Broadcast (Television and Radio); Digital (Chargers.com); Mobile (Chargers App); Social (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. . . ); and Experiential (Game Day, Non-Game Day, and Off-Season Events, In-Stadium and Out-of-Stadium).  We are creating content for these assets year-round to provide fans with inside access and a personal connection to our organization. 

We are also enhancing and differentiating our sponsorship and integrated media platform by building an extensive database that will allow our partner advertisers to reach a mass audience, as well as, target micro consumer segments.

Position Summary:    
This position manages day-to-day account management, activation and contract fulfillment for select corporate partners.  The position will be responsible for maintaining strong relationships and providing best-in-class experiences and marketing campaigns for partners.

 Job Responsibilities: 
  • Day-to-day account management including activation, fulfillment and budget for assigned corporate partners
  • Develop customized marketing programs using new or available inventory to achieve partners business objectives and drive revenue
  • Liaison with internal departments including community, digital, premium experiences and finance to identify and execute marketing programs for key sponsors throughout the year
  • Coordinate all partner tickets, suites, sponsor trips and special events for assigned partners
  •  Create and execute special events associated with partners
  • Work with partners on approval of marketing programs, associated rules, artwork, and supporting media in adherence with Chargers guidelines
  •  Manage coach and player access and endorsements for marketing partnerships and premium experiences
  •  Create season recaps for all managed partners that provide documentation of delivered contractual, paid and bonus assets as well as value provided against such assets
  •  Work closely with sales team to provide recommendations on marketing platforms to enhance current partner relationships and provide new ideas for potential partners
  •  Management and analysis of partner measurement / ROI / ROO tools
  •  Manage game day staff providing services to key sponsors and other relationships in lead up to and at 
  • Other duties as assigned

Our Ideal Candidate
If you are driven and creative, this is an exciting opportunity. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 5-7 years of work experience activating sports sponsorships
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time and 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve and approach situations in a solution oriented manner
  • Highly organized and have the ability to work on multiple projects at one time
  • Experience using a CRM system (KORE, Dynamics, etc)
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays, based on business needs and events


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. Have you worked for a professional level sports team? If so, which one?

  3. Have you worked with or do you know anyone working in our Club?

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