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Manager of Corp. Partnerships with the Buffalo Sabres & Buffalo Bandits - Pegula Sports (Buffalo · NY)

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Sponsorship Sales & Activation: Corporate Sponsorship Sales
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Pegula Sports and Entertainment are looking for a results-oriented sales professional to generate and develop new corporate partnership sales opportunities and revenue across PSE’s multiple downtown Buffalo-based properties, including: Buffalo Sabres (NHL), KeyBank Center, LECOM Harborcenter and Buffalo Bandits (NLL). As Manager of Corporate Partnerships, you will play a key role on the Business Development.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Research and identify partnership prospects locally, regionally and nationally within key open and emerging categories
  • Prospect, pitch and close new partnerships in support of individual and department revenue goals across multiple properties
  • Lead and direct ongoing sponsorship sales presentations with internal and external partners; develop positive relationships with prospects to execute against short and long-term strategic sponsorship sales plans
  • Collaborate with Partnership Activation and Partnership Solutions teams to ensure execution of partner assets
  • Maintain weekly sales reporting including prospect tracking, account/revenue status and relevant partner interaction
  • Collaborate with departments to develop and create new inventory to support new revenue growth.
  • Other duties/projects as assigned
  • Maintain upmost confidentiality as applicable


Minimum Qualifications for the Position:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • 1-3 years in sales and business development role; ability to demonstrate consistent history of generating partnership revenue
  • Experience developing and selling fully integrated sponsorship packages utilizing a variety of assets including (i.e. in-venue, digital media, broadcast media, social media assets, etc.)
  • Experience developing impactful sales presentations, promotional campaigns, proposals and handling associated contract negotiations


Critical Competencies

  • Strong work ethic with ability to deliver individual results within a team-oriented environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication; ability to collaborate, influence and build positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, and efficiently manage multiple projects at once
  • Ability to work nights/weekends/holidays (as required) to attend Sabres and Bandits home games and special events


Pegula Sports & Entertainment, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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