Senior Manager, Partner Services - Nashville Soccer Club (Nashville · TN)

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Sponsorship Sales & Activation: Sponsorship Services/Activation
The Senior Manager, Partner Services will be responsible for activation and renewals of the existing partners of Nashville Soccer Club (the “Club”). A key member of the Partnerships department, this position will serve as a liaison between Corporate Partners and the Club and will be focused on the facilitation and execution of partnership agreements. This position requires a professional dedicated to customer service who is passionate, creative and self-motivated. The Senior Manager, Partner Services will report to the Director, Partner Services. 

  • Work with Club partners to facilitate the fulfillment of partnership agreements  
  • Manage, measure and track the implementation and activation of sponsorship elements
  • Ensure partnership elements comply with team, stadium and MLS guidelines
  • Lead weekly Activation meetings, including - establishing meeting agendas, managing pre- and post meeting communications, and creating meeting content
  • Explore and understand each partner’s business, industry, goals, and objectives of their partnership with Nashville SC
  • Proactively identify opportunities to enhance activation assets, plans, and process to deliver partner results
  • Develop and enhance corporate relationships by exceeding and managing the expectations of all contractual elements and providing opportunities for added value
  • Serve as a liaison with other departments on partner programs which include, but are not limited to game presentation, community relations, ticketing, etc.
  • Create and lead partnership presentations and meetings, including renewal proposals, mid-season, and end of year recaps
  • Planning, coordinating and executing sponsor events, including promotions, community programs, media, and signage
  • Presenting targeted and customized ideas and opportunities to help grow the business of each partner by keeping current with goals, objectives and the competitive corporate landscape in the market
  • Assist the Director, Partner Services in leading departmental priorities, including revenue growth through current partners, driving internal business priorities through partner activations, renewing partners, and providing world-class service to clients
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field 
  • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and CRM
  • Knowledge of KORE and Digideck preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • High energy and ability to manage multiple tasks and meet challenging deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Commitment to customer service and generating high quality work product
  • Creative, strategic and results-driven mindset
  • Flexible schedule that permits work on evenings, weekends and holidays 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.