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Partnership Specialist with Oilers Entertainment Group in Edmonton · AB

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Sponsorship Sales & Activation: Business-to-Business Sales
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About Oilers Entertainment Group: 
Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG) delivers leading sports, entertainment and other special event programming to fans and patrons in Canada and the United States. OEG owns the five-time Stanley Cup Champion Edmonton Oilers, the WHL’s three-time Memorial Cup Champion Edmonton Oil Kings, the AHL’s Bakersfield Condors and will operate Rogers Place, the new home of the Oilers and Oil Kings, located in ICE District, Canada’s largest mixed-used sports and entertainment development. OEG also owns and operates one of Canada’s most accomplished television, event and brand-promotion companies and has a significant stake in Hollywood production company Silver Pictures Entertainment. For additional information, visit www.rogersplace.com

 Vision: “To be a global leader in Sports and Entertainment” 
Mission: “WIN. ON and OFF the ICE.” 

Role Summary:
Directly reporting to the Manager, Partnership Services, the Partnership Specialist is responsible for providing a high level of customer service in the activation of partnership agreements and delivery of Partner objectives. In addition, the successful candidate will be leading the activation on a portfolio of Sponsorship accounts through project management, sales cycle support and a commitment to service excellence.

Core Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Ensures 100% fulfillment of partnership agreements on a yearly basis
  • Provides day to day support to the (Senior) Director, Corporate Partnerships
  • Maintains and fosters relationships with Corporate Partners at all levels and provides ongoing support to Corporate Partners
  • Participates in the development and execution of Corporate and Partner events
  • Develops marketing and project plans
  • Activates promotions and events
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining accurate budgets
  • Records, compiles and distributes relevant project results
  • Prepares timely and relevant Partner recaps
  • Participates in sales visits
  • Prepares innovative partnership proposals
  • Leads and participates in brainstorming and ideation sessions
  • Drafts and follows-up on Partner contracts and agreements
  • Maintains accurate records to validate the execution of agreements
  • Conducts research on industry competitors
  • Enters and analyzes the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) function

Education, Experience and Skills:
  • Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma in a relevant Marketing/Communications or Business Program
  • 3-5 years of experience in consumer marketing or brand management in addition to experience in a sales/customer service role
  • Some knowledge of television and/or radio advertising a definite asset, although not required
  • Strong knowledge of best practices in corporate customer service
  • Working knowledge of the corporate sponsorship industry
  • Strong marketing project management experience
  • High level of poise and professionalism
  • Strong computer capabilities with Microsoft Office (including PowerPoint, Word and Excel)
    • Significant experience in the development of PowerPoint presentations
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics or other CRM platform
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to be innovative and to provide viable business solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in order to communicate with diverse internal and external clients
  • Passionate about a career in the sports and entertainment industry
  • Passionate about a career in sales and marketing
  • Ability to prioritize workload and solve problems quickly
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work long or unpredictable hours on weekdays, weekends and holidays as needed
 
Next Steps:
Only those individuals moving forward in the hiring process will be contacted.
Experience Preferred 3 year(s): 3

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