Manager, Business Development - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose · CA)

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Sponsorship Sales & Activation: Corporate Sponsorship Sales
San Jose Earthquakes
Manager, Business Development
Reports to:
Director, Sponsorship Sales & Strategy
Job Description & Duties
• Perform proactive outbound prospecting to generate leads for new sponsorships
• Create, present, and sell through integrated sponsorship packages that align with
sponsor goals and objectives
• Participate in CRM (outreach tracking) activities as directed by Director, Sponsorship
Sales & Strategy
• Achieve individual sales target as set forth by Director, Sponsorship Sales & Strategy
• Work with Partnership Marketing team to manage successful transition of new
sponsorship agreements
• Assist and participate when called upon in other department/organizational settings—
Sponsorship/ Marketing meeting, All-Staff meeting, etc.
Required Skills Include:
• 4-Year college degree
• Minimum 2-year work experience in sales/marketing with proven track record of
• Proven track record of closing sponsorship deals preferred
• Comfortable presenting/speaking to executive groups
• Ability to network in the corporate community
• Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
• Desire to work collaboratively with others to see projects through from conception to
• Ability to manage timelines and meet deadlines
• Strong proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint
• Willingness to work odd hours, including nights and weekends

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.