Senior Manager, Partnerships - WTA (Open to Remote)

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Sponsorship Sales & Activation: Sponsorship Services/Activation
Department:  Partnerships
Work Location:  Remote (US)
Reports To:  SVP, Partnerships
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Summary:
The Sr. Manager, Partnerships is responsible for supporting the SVP, Partnerships as it
relates to WTA partners across various industries. Duties will include: developing
creative concepts, partner servicing, ROI reporting, budget management and renewal
assistance.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for managing and optimizing WTA partnerships for marketing integrations; main focus on managing campaigns and activations including but not limited to: enhancing current partnership activations, maximizing all opportunities for exposure, and providing additional value for the partnership
  • Plan, execute and track process partnership deliverables against current partner business objectives and KPIs; ultimately generate maximum ROI, ROO and results
  • Build & nurture relationships with key stakeholders/partners; including but not limited to organizing and attend key sponsorship meetings, functions and activations
  • Key source of inbound information about partnership strategy and the translation of the partner’s needs into proactive solutions working with WTA Marketing, Digital and Creative Services teams
  • Manage partnership budget and ensure all resources are utilized to optimum levels
  • Work with partners to identify further needs of the organization where the business’s resources and services can improve the experiences for key stakeholders (players, coaches, tournaments, fans, staff, etc)
  • Other duties as assigned
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, sports management, business administration or related field required. MBA or master’s equivalent preferred
  • 5 - 7 years of experience in partnership development, agencies, marketing or sports/entertainment is preferred
  • Experience with international/global brands
  • Knowledge of and passion for women’s tennis preferred
Required Skills and Competencies:
  • • Excellent communication skills (written & presentation)
  • • Creative and innovative thinker
  • • Strong analytical skills
  • • Ability to work as part of a team yet self-motivated and can work independently
  • • Must be outstanding in ability to work in a fast-paced environment with
  • multiple demands and priorities
  • • High level of professionalism
  • • Uphold WTA Core Values: Be Progressive, Collaborative, Passionate, and show
  • Integrity. These core values set the tone in everything we do, help us succeed
  • on and off the court, make a difference in the community and create a premier,
  • compelling global sport entertainment experience. It is important that the
  • person in the position commits themselves to these core values so that we can
  • constantly move forward in the same direction – Together.
Travel Requirements:
  • Up to 25-50% to domestic and international destinations 
Work Environment/Physical Demands:
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must
be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.

Working Conditions
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. The passage of
employees through the work area is average and normal.

Physical Demands
The employee is required to sit for long periods; use close/distant vision; hear using the
telephone; bend at the waist and knee; communicate verbally and electronically with
worldwide constituency; use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone
keyboard. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

The WTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Are you legally eligible to work in the United States? Will you now or in the future require visa sponsorship?

  2. Are you comfortable with 25-50% domestic and international travel?

  3. Do you have prior experience in the sports industry and/or with healthcare partners? If so, please describe.

  4. What Salary range are you seeking?