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Partnership Activation Manager with Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, TX

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Partnership Activation Manager 
Trail Drive Management Corp. – Dickies Arena of Fort Worth, TX

Dickies Arena will be a 14,000 seat, spectacular multipurpose venue located adjacent to the Will Rogers Memorial Center campus in Fort Worth, Texas. The arena will be owned by the City of Fort Worth and managed by the not-for-profit operating entity, Trail Drive Management Corp (TDMC). The state-of-the-art arena, scheduled to open in November 2019, will host concerts, sporting events and family entertainment, and will be the new home to Fort Worth Stock Show rodeo performances.
Non-Exempt Full Time   
Reports to: Director of Marketing           
Job Description The Partnership Activation Manager will be responsible for maintaining and cultivating relationships with all corporate partners for Dickies Arena and Trail Drive Management Corp. (TDMC). The ideal candidate will have strong communications and organizational skills and can manage contracts, problem solve and provide exceptional customer service to all venue partners.
Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. 
  1. Coordinate and lead activation of Dickies Arena’s corporate partnership agreements
  2. Develop, improve and renew corporate relationships by exceeding and managing expectations of all contractual elements and provide opportunities for added new value
  3. Communicate with corporate partners to create and maintain relationships through excellent customer service
  4. Develop process of measuring the effectiveness of assigned partnership platforms to demonstrate partner ROI
  5. Manage and maintain contracts
  6. Manage budgets and collect revenues from venue partners
  7. Create packages for all partners to show activation efforts throughout contract years
  8. Coordinate efforts to develop and load partner artwork for all venue assets
  9. Assist with sponsorship presentations and meetings, including renewal proposals, mid-season and end-of-year recap presentations, etc.
  10. Coordinate all partner-related events, including luncheons, networking events and hospitality outings
  11. Act as a liaison between venue partners and Dickies Arena
  12. Provide unprecedented customer service and superior level of productivity and responsiveness
  13. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Preferred Qualifications 
  1. An in-depth understanding of the Fort Worth market landscape
  2. Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  3. Must be detail-oriented and organized 
  4. Must be able to identify and address issues or problems that may arise during relationship
  5. Strong verbal and written skills in the English language required
  6. Strong organizational, interpersonal and project management skills required
  7. Ability to meet deadlines and follow through on project outline or strategies 
  8. Problem-solving and multitasking skills
  9. Meets or exceeds timelines in a fast-paced environment

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ability to work some nights and weekends a must.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  1. Bachelor’s degree in business, sports management, marketing or other related field
  2. Minimum 1-2 years of corporate partnership or client support experience

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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  4. Are you located in the Fort Worth area?

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