Director of Corporate & Community with Rapid City Rush in Rapid City · SD

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Rapid City Rush Director of Corporate and Community
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Create and develop new sales concepts to generate new revenue streams via corporate partnerships and community relations.
  • Develop and pitch sponsorship packages, negotiate specific benefits to be included in and the cost of the sponsorship packages, and ensure execution of all elements of the sponsorship packages sold
  •  Develop and maintain partnerships with local community leaders, organizers, elected officials, non-profit organizations, and local agencies to identify opportunities to participate, collaborate, and support local community needs
  • Develop, organize, and implement philanthropic initiatives in the surrounding community, such as reading programs, adopt-a-school, career internships, educational enrichment programs, ticket donation programs, and others to be determined
  • Generate sales leads by prospecting respective sales area via cold calling, walk-ins, etc. 
  • Identify opportunities for the Rapid City Rush to be involved in Black Hills area community events 
  • Assist with merchandise ordering, processing, and fulfillment as needed
  • Work all home games, additional community/corporate events, and off-site sales opportunities as needed. Must be willing to work nights, weekends, and holiday events.
  • Maintain complete and accurate records for customers and organization.
  • This position will report directly to the Vice President and oversee the Manager of Community Relations & Social Content.

 REQUIREMENTS:
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with a great work ethic     
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive relationships with clients and partners
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment, handle multiple projects and meet frequent deadlines.
  • Ability to be flexible in the face of change and last minute requests and requirements
  • High energy; ability to remain focused on accomplishing tasks, working independently and offering excellent internal customer service to all departments within the Rapid City Rush Corporate Office.
  • Available to work flexible hours

 QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Hardworking, dependable and motivated self-starter
  • Minimum 2-3 years in the sports industry 
  • Exceptional interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Excellent organization, prioritization, and strong customer service skills
  • Be a team player
  • Ability to work a 40-hour work week plus games and other outside events

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Are you willing to relocate to Rapid City?

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