Playfly Premier Partnerships

Playfly Premier Partnerships

Associate Account Executive, Corporate Partnerships

Playfly Sports - Entry Level
Chicago · IL
Marketing: Sales & Marketing Management
Chicago, IL
Playfly Sports is looking for a Associate Account Executive, Corporate Partnerships to join our team in Chicago, IL.  
The primary responsibility of the Associate Account Executive (AAE) is to support Premier’s VP, Corporate Partnerships and other sales executives as needed. The focus of this role is on lead generation, assisting with the day‐to‐day management of sales administration and various business development and sponsorship sales efforts. The AAE will have a unique opportunity to work day to day with PPP executives and clients, learning first-hand the business of sports and work on some of the most prestigious and high profile projects in the sports and entertainment industry.  
This entry-level Associate Account Executive role will provide a path to a Manager, Corporate Partnership role. The term of this position is based on the individual’s talent and progression within the Associate Account Executive role. Typically the role is one to two years in duration. 
  • Support VP, Corporate Partnerships and other sales executives as needed  
  • Own lead generation and facilitate brand engagement  
  • Provide brand and property research / insights to assigned sales executives  
  • Assist with sales administration, client reporting and project support  
  • Work across various Playfly Sports departments to allow for consistent cross-selling  
  • Other job-related duties as assigned 
  • Bachelor’s degree required 
  • A passionate interest in the business of sports  
  • Strong research, organizational & analytical skills  
  • Ability to form strong relationships with colleagues, clients, and other sports & entertainment organizations   
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills  
  • Exceptional project management and administrative skills   
  • Must maintain a positive attitude, professionalism, integrity, motivation and a strong work ethic 
  • This role primarily takes place in an office setting       
  • Occasional domestic and international travel required 
Playfly Sports is the full-service, leading sports marketing and media company that enables brands to engage with sports fans on a local, regional, and national level through scaled linear, digital, and experiential assets. Playfly Sports drives outcome-based solutions into 90-million households via more than 7,800 live U.S. broadcasts of MLB, NBA, and NHL games; and influences sports fans of all ages through the management of college and high school multimedia rights, uniform branding, and high-profile sports sponsorship platforms. The company introduces high school and college students to career development opportunities in esports through Playfly Esports, operators of North America’s largest college esports league. Playfly Sports has the unique ability to partner, innovate, and advance the aspirations of athletes, brands, academic institutions, and sports fans across the U.S. Playfly Sports is Powered by Partnership. Visit Playfly Sports online at 
At Playfly, we know that a diverse, equitable, and inclusive company is a more innovative and successful one, but more importantly, we believe it’s just the right thing to do. Through conversations, company initiatives, community events and partnerships, policy changes, data analysis, workshops, and support groups, we are dedicated to creating a workplace where everyone can thrive. We are here for the long haul and to do the meaningful work that creates true institutional change within our workplace, with our partners, and in the communities we serve.  
Playfly Sports affirms that inequality is detrimental to our associates, our clients, and the communities we serve. Our goal is to impact lasting change through our actions. Together, we unite for equality and equity. Playfly Sports is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristic, including race, color, genetic information, creed, national origin, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lawful alien status, ancestry, age, marital status, or protected veteran status and will not discriminate against anyone on the basis of a disability. We support an inclusive workplace where associates excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance.  
Playfly Sports is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals, and as part of this commitment, Playfly Sports will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact [email protected]


Job Questions:

  1. Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?

  2. Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?

  3. Have you completed the following level of education: Bachelor's Degree?