Corpus Christi FC

Corpus Christi FC

Manager, Corporate Partnerships

Corpus Christi FC - Manager
Corpus Christi · TX
Sponsorship Sales & Activation: Corporate Sponsorship Sales
Next Sports CO LLC is developing a premier sport, recreation and entertainment destination focused on improving the health and economic vitality of Corpus Christi, Texas. You will be joining a championship level team focused on fun, fulfillment and service built to enrich the community as well as your career and personal growth.

Next Sports Company LLC and its Partner Corpus Christi FC are a leading resource for managing and developing sports, recreation, wellness, and events. We provide a highly collaborative and supportive culture that raises our team members to new levels of career growth. Together, we will carve a path in a hyper-growing industry where you will enjoy the journey and learn from the industry's best.
Our mission-focused company is highly entrepreneurial, team-oriented with a culture centered on collaboration, accountability, excellence, and service. We are growing rapidly and looking for high performers at every level to grow with us.

The Manager, Corporate Partnerships will be responsible for the business development, implementation, and management strategies for promotion, sales, and tournaments at Corpus Christi FC stadium and sports complex. This position will require CRM management and evaluation of bookings and ROI from executed strategies and campaigns. The preferred candidate will have knowledge and experience in business development and targeted marketing campaigns. Responsibilities will also include but are not limited to development of marketing campaigns, sponsorship and partnership acquisition and promotion, event promotions. The manager of Corporate Partnerships  will work closely with the president, sales and programing team to forecast and deliver budgetary goals and to deliver to the sales team leads.


Leadership & Management Skills & Responsibilities
  • Oversees all aspects of the marketing and Business Development department including, but not limited to, annual strategy development, budget preparation, goal setting and timeline management.
  • Leads ABM campaign development and execution in collaboration with the sales team to accomplish sales and revenue goals.
  • Succeeds in "telling the stories" - capturing and effectively marketing the experiential aspect of tournaments, events, and activities.
  • Develops impactful industry relationships with soccer, baseball and softball clubs , tourism offices and media contacts to position Corpus Christi Sports Complex as a national sports destination (and more)
  • Utilize cross-marketing to motivate coaches and team representatives to purchase/utilize all available amenities and programs.
  • Meets financial objectives by forecasting requirements; assisting in preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Accomplishes objectives by planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating advertising, merchandising, and trade promotion programs, developing field sales action plans.
  • Improves product marketability and profitability by researching, identifying, and capitalizing on market opportunities; improving product packaging; coordinating new product development.
  • Sustains rapport with key accounts by making periodic visits; exploring specific needs; anticipating new opportunities.
  • Maintain CRM system to maintain efficient tracking and record-keeping and to effectively market to teams throughout the country.
  • Development of marketing campaigns, sponsorship and partnership acquisition and promotion, event promotions for the Corpus Christi FC

Tactical Skills & Responsibilities
  • Developing digital and print content.
  • Manages updates to the company(s) website(s), writes and distributes press releases, and managing social media accounts.
  • Manages facility presence with industry publications, trade shows, and associations.
  • Prepares and presenting regular reporting on marketing and business development strategy and results.
  • Maintains business accounts on a variety of social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. and create on-campus social media campaigns.
  • Conduct interviews with players, coaches, and spectators to promote facility experiences.
  • Oversees all aspects of the photography department, preparation, staff training, equipment uses and care, quality of product (photo galleries) provided to customers and excellent customer service.
  • Represents the venue and soccer club at various national, regional, and local trade shows, job fairs, community meetings, governmental meetings, etc.
  • Participates in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.
  • Collaborates with Company's in-house marketing agency to organize and execute marketing initiatives.
  • Exhibits the values and principles of Company including accountability, collaboration, excellence, and service.

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, marketing, Sports management, or advertising; or a minimum of 2+ years' experience in a similar position
  • Experience managing a marketing and/or business development budget; identifying and creating opportunities or promotions to deliver revenue goals.
  • Measures and reports marketing/advertising campaign analytics to ultimately measure ROI, efficiency, and effectiveness of campaign activity.
  • Manages marketing research to gain consumer insights (locally, regionally, and nationally) to identify key selling points for attracting corporate/organization relationships including sponsorship and financial partnerships, or business development activities.
  • Management of corporate website(s) in the WordPress platform, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Uses multiple platforms or software for a variety of tasks such as cloud file management or project management.
  • Develops content and write with company voice in mind.
  • Entry level or beginner knowledge in Adobe Creative Suite, specifically in InDesign and Illustrator
  • Excellent interpersonal, problem solving, verbal, and communication skills.
  • Must be a team player, deadline-driven, and available to work a flexible work schedule (e.g., nights, weekends, holidays and long hours)

  • Due to the nature of the sports facility, the Marketing and Business Development Manager may be expected to work varied hours including holidays and weekends.
  • May be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time both indoors or outdoors, and squat, stoop, or bend.
  • Must be able to work in varying weather conditions.
  • Will be required to operate a computer.
  • Facility has intermittent noise.
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.

Job Questions:

  1. Are you authorized to work in the United States?

  2. How many years of experience do you have selling corporate sponsorship

  3. Do you have any experience working working in the sports industry

  4. Do you have any experience working in the sports industry