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Activation Manager

Pro Sports

Location: Phoenix, AZ
Job Status: Full Time
Posted/Updated: 05-28-2017

Job Description:

Job Purpose

Oversee all aspects associated with the implementation, activation, reporting and delivery of assigned marketing partnership agreements. Responsible for the day to day management of select partnership accounts as well as the ability to identify and respond to changes in partner objectives as necessary.

Primary (Essential) Duties

• Directly supervise the activation of contracted marketing partnerships
• Manage sponsor expense in accordance to budget
• Participate in strategic planning to meet sponsor goals / objectives
• Leads specific projects as assigned
• Make decisions on behalf of marketing partnerships to best activate a contractual partnership
• Completely activate all elements included within assigned marketing partnership agreements to be compliant with contractual obligations
• Establish and maintain continued communication with key marketing and activation contacts to ensure a sound understanding of expectations for the marketing partnership
• Capture all marketing partnership delivery in an accurate, organized and timely manner to be included in proof of performance reports such as:
o Partner/Event “One-Sheet Recaps”
o Partnership “Case Studies” or “Best Practices”
o Monthly Partnership Updates
• Assist in Game Operations and Special Occasions for all events that feature assigned marketing partnership elements to ensure objectives are met
• Manage partnership engagement in departmental suite/hospitality area during select games
• Identify new and effective solution-based concepts in conjunction with assigned marketing partners to maximum partnership return on investment
• Work in conjunction with assigned Sales Representatives to identify and generate incremental revenue opportunities for current marketing partners
• Assist assigned Sales Representatives in all facets of renewal efforts including strategy, research, creative, and development of content for renewal presentations
• Assist with renewal presentation when appropriate

Additional Responsibilities/Non-Essential Duties

• Compiles and communicates the department’s photo requests on a game by game basis
• Manages digital signage inventory and rotation formats on a game by game basis
• Responsible for FSA traffic management and OTA scheduling (interim responsibility)

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities

• Must have basic understanding of MS word, power point and excel
• Excellent customer service skills
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to problem solve
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Positive attitude and strong work ethic
• Ability to multi-task and handle a variety of responsibilities

Experience/Education Requirements

• College degree- BA/ BS or equivalent experience

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

• Flexible schedule to include weekends, evenings, and some holidays to meet business needs
• Must be able to lift at least 25 pound boxes
• Extended standing during games and events
• Must be comfortable in a crowd of people, loud environment

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This is not an all-inclusive document. Additional duties, expectations, demands, etc. may be added or changed to this document on an as-needed basis in order to meet organizational needs.

The Phoenix Suns are an Equal Opportunity Employer


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