Bloomington Bison

Bloomington Bison

DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE SALES / SPONSORSHIP

Bloomington Bison Hockey Club - Manager
Bloomington · IL
Sponsorship Sales & Activation: Sales
About Bloomington Bison Hockey:
Join the excitement as the Bloomington Bison hit the ice for their inaugural season! The Bison are a minor league ice hockey team in the Central Division of the ECHL's Western Conference. Located in downtown Bloomington, Illinois, the Bison will play home games at the Grossinger Motors Arena. Keep an eye out for our upcoming NHL and AHL affiliations as announced. 

Position Summary
The Bloomington Bison are looking for a hardworking individual who is eager and driven to succeed to fill the role of Director of Corporate Sales & Sponsorship.  This experienced professional will be responsible for driving revenue through new corporate sponsorship opportunities. 
 
Job Responsibilities/ Duties:
  • Manages all sponsorship activities: Obtaining potential sponsors, proposal customization, contract revision, sponsor follow-up and support
  • Develop and implement a sponsorship sales plan for increasing revenues 
  • Be the central point of contact for all sponsor/ partner related activity
  • Goals include increasing sales and creating new sponsorship activities and deals in order to meet/ exceed business objectives
  • Developing and presenting creative and tailored proposals for sponsors that align with their strategies and goals 
  • Recognize and research important open and new categories as prospective new sponsors
  • Sponsorship retention 
  • Work game days, weekends, and special events as needed
Skills and Experience: 
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 2 years of sales/ sponsorship
  • Experience in sport or entertainment fields is preferred but not required
  • Outstanding communication skills and customer service are essential for interactions with clients
  • This position is for a driven and sales-focused individual 
Full Benefits Package
Salary and Commission based on experience
Interested applicants may submit their resume and cover letter by applying to this job posting via Teamwork. 
We are 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.