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Sales & Marketing: Sponsorship Services/Activation
Account Manager, Partnership Marketing - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, WA)

Job Title:           Account Manager, Partnership Marketing

Department:     Corporate Partnerships

Reports To:      Director, Partnership Marketing

FLSA Status:   Salary, Exempt

SUMMARY

This position will focus on managing a portfolio of corporate partnership accounts for Seattle Sounders FC. This role requires a strategic-minded individual who is passionate about service, building impactful, objective-focused partnerships, and displays a positive, collaborative attitude that is line with the club’s vision, values, and objectives.  

The Account Manager will act as the lead in all partnership fulfillment duties, including: collaborating with assigned Sounders FC Corporate Partners to develop/implement strategic concepts, fulfill contracted elements, deliver first-class service and create/present timely wrap-ups, etc. Additionally, the Account Manager will work closely with the Sales Team. This includes: collaborating/ideating on creative activation and proposal concepts, preparing/revising partnership presentations, providing research as needed, updating sponsorship elements in inventory spreadsheets, assisting in securing renewals of current partners, etc.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Partnership Marketing Fulfillment

·        Serve as a lead contact for all elements with assigned corporate partners

·        Plan and coordinate activation strategies and calendars for assigned accounts

·        Effectively manage the following core fulfillment responsibilities:

·        Match-day execution (on-site set up, in-game promotions, giveaways, presentations and hospitality)

·        Coordinating media elements (television, radio, print, social and web)

·        Events/promotion execution (retail marketing initiatives and non-game-day/community events and appearances)

·        Partner signage

·        Coordinating tickets, merchandising and hospitality elements

·        Enter and maintain all partner elements in inventory spreadsheets or CRM

·        Create and present wrap-ups as necessary for all assigned partners

·        Proactively develop new ways to establish strong relationships with assigned corporate partner accounts. Anticipate the needs of partners and communicate accordingly.

·        Additional duties as assigned

Partnership Marketing Team

·        Proactively participate in Partnership Marketing team operations (weekly meetings, assisting colleagues with events, promotions, hospitality and shared responsibilities on match days, etc.)

Corporate Partnership Sales Team Support 

·        Collaborate as needed with Sales Directors regarding objectives, strategy and direction of shared partnerships

·        Assist with providing research or supporting information when applicable, including conceptualizing creative and innovative partnership opportunities

·        Create, operate and/or lead presentations during partner meetings

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·        Able to work independently and prioritize

·        Able to work as part of a team, including project management skills

·        Consistently display a high level of attention to detail and strong organizational skills

·        Demonstrate strong relationship-building skills

·        Able to think strategically, including assessment of long term implications of current choices and decisions

·        Must have strong written and verbal communication skills – including the ability to proactively communicate with clients, co-workers and vendors to manage tight timelines and solve problems

·        Must function at a high level in a fast-paced environment

·        Team player who thrives in a collaborative environment

·        Innovative and creative thinker, able to contribute ideas and participate in marketing efforts in the department and across the organization

·        Excellent cultural fit in alignment with the values of the organization. Prior history of community involvement desired

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

·        Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university

·        Must have a minimum of four to five years of related experience in any of the following industries: sponsorships/client services, sports/event marketing, agency or media.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

·        Individual must have a command for basic accounting principles to create recaps, manage budgets, etc.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here 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.

·        Employee must be able to set up partner and match day promotional and event programs. Promotional setup often requires banner installation and carrying moderate sized promotional materials.

·        Employee must be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

This position functions primarily at the Sounders FC office in Seattle, WA.  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·        Majority of work is in an office environment

·        Outdoor work is required for occasional partner promotional events

·        Must be able to work a minimum of 40 hours per week and all home Sounders FC match days

·        Vehicle and valid WA state driver license required

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Seattle Sounders FC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

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Sales & Marketing: Game Operations/Presentation
Game Presentation Matchday Assistant - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, WA)

Job Title:                Matchday Game Presentation Assistant

Department:           Game Presentation & Events

Reports To:            Game Presentation Coordinator

Status:                    Part Time, Seasonal (March – October)

 

SUMMARY

Sounders FC’s part-time Matchday Game Presentation Assistants plays an integral role in enhancing the fan experience, while activating all on-field creative content showcased on Sounders matchdays, as directed by the Game Presentation Coordinator.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

·        Assist in the execution of Game Day Operations and Events for first team and S2 home matches.

·        Support the Game Presentation Coordinator in the directing of volunteers to execute on-field opening ceremony elements (i.e. U.S. flag, banners, flags on poles, etc.).

·        Provide hospitality to opening ceremony volunteers, national anthem singer(s), and special guests.

·        Facilitate March to the Match, in Occidental Square for first team matches by serving as a brand ambassador promoting Sounders FC to fans, setting up activations, and encouraging participation in activities.

·        Assist with pre-match events held in The NINETY, including furniture setup, A/V, run of show, cleaning and other closing tasks.

·        Project an enthusiastic yet professional image in all interactions with fans, corporate partners, CenturyLink Field staff, and fellow Sounders FC personnel.

·        Assist with the implementation of special events held throughout the year.

QUALIFICATIONS

·        Experience working sports game days or in a professional sports environment preferred.

·        Fundamental knowledge of the game, Sounders FC, and Major League Soccer.

·        Bi or multi-lingual a plus.

·        Strong leadership and interpersonal communication skills.

·        Ability to problem solve and organize large groups of people.

·        A team player who thrives in a collaborative environment.

·        Strong attention to organization, detail, accuracy; often working within strict timing and cues.

·        Exercise mature judgment and professionalism always.

·        Willing to work a varied schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays. 

·        Must have reliable transportation to CenturyLink Field and Starfire Sports.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Must be able to lift 20 lbs.

The physical demands described here 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.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Seattle Sounders FC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. 

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Sales & Marketing: Corporate Sponsorship Sales
Manager, Corporate Partnership Sales - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, WA)

Job Title: Manager, Corporate Partnership Sales

Department: Corporate Partnerships

Reports To: VP, Corporate Partnerships

FLSA Status: Salaried Exempt

SUMMARY

This position will focus on driving new corporate partnership revenue and growing existing partnership accounts for Seattle Sounders FC. This role requires a strategic-minded individual who is passionate about sales, building impactful, objective-focused partnerships, and displays a positive, collaborative attitude that is line with the club’s vision, values, and objectives.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·        Demonstrate a superior understanding of corporate partnership fundamentals such as category knowledge, prospecting, proposal development, inventory management and activation

·        Prospect, develop and close new corporate partnership revenue

·        Develop strong relationships with existing accounts and demonstrate an ability to grow these accounts at the time of renewal

·        Meet & exceed individual new revenue, retention, and expense management goals thereby contributing to departmental budget goals

·        Collaborate effectively with other Sounders FC departments to develop impactful sales strategy and marketing campaigns that deliver on the partner’s objectives

·        Work alongside partnership marketing account managers to assist in developing and executing a meaningful activation plan that will exceed partner expectations and positively impact retention rates

·        Maintain current, accurate, and detailed sales history records in CRM for all partners and prospects

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·        Able to work independently and prioritize

·        Able to work as part of a team, including project management skills

·        Consistently high level of attention to detail

·        Strong relationship building skills

·        Able to think strategically, including assessment of long term implications of current choices and decisions

·        Able to draft strong, professional written proposals with little oversight or supervision

·        A team player who thrives in a collaborative environment

·        Innovative and creative thinker, able to contribute ideas and participate in marketing efforts in the department and across the organization

·        Excellent cultural fit with the values of the organization, with a prior history of community involvement desired

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

·        Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university

·        Minimum of three to five years of successful, comparable experience in any of the following industries: sponsorships, sports/event marketing, media sales. Prior sales experience in sports preferred.

·        Proven track record of closing new business, exceeding sales performance goals, and a focus on cultivating relationships.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Strong, positive communication skills to both internal constituents and external clients is required. Individual must be able to express their ideas clearly both orally and in writing.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Individual must have a command for basic accounting principles to perform budgetary management.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here 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.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·        Ability to prioritize a multitude of duties, adjusting to constant change and alterations

·        Adapt to extended work hours in excess of the standard (40) per week

·        Attend all Seattle Sounders FC home matches

·        Be available for road travel – business trips, MLS meetings, road matches, etc.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Seattle Sounders FC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

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Sales & Marketing: Premium/Suite Sales
Premium Sales Executive - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, WA)

Job Title: Premium Sales Executive

Department: Suites

Reports To: Manager of Suites and Premium Sales

FLSA Status: Salaried, Non-Exempt       

                              

SUMMARY

This position will focus on new business generation for Sounders FC suites and premium seating products.  This position is expected to cultivate prospects for, and close new business through outbound sales efforts.  The service-oriented individual must be passionate about sales, provide exceptional customer service, and display a positive, can do attitude in order to assist the Suite department in meeting the overall revenue/retention goals. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following and other duties as assigned.

·        Prospect, develop and close new prospects for full and half season suites, single match suites, premium seating, and corporate group sales.

·        Meet & exceed individual new revenue and retention goals thereby contributing to departmental net budget goals.

·        Maintain consistent single game suite sales

·        Collaborate with other departments to develop sales strategy and marketing campaigns relative to premium sales

·        Assist in the development of sales collateral

·        Contribute to overall department initiatives to develop & execute high quality prospecting & networking events

·        Develop relationships to encourage optimal utilization of customers premium product and corresponding amenities

·        Assist in service initiatives and pertinent tasks of the suite department

·        Maintain current, accurate, and detailed sales history records in CRM for all suite buyers and prospects

·        Emphasis on building relationships with current premium buyers and converting / upselling into full season suite owners

·        Generate single game contracts & invoices

QUALIFICATIONS 

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·        Ability to prioritize a multitude of duties, adjusting to constant change and alterations

·        Able to work independently and prioritize

·        Able to work as part of a team, including project management skills

·        Consistently high level of attention to detail

·        Strong relationship building skills

·        Able to think strategically, including assessment of long term implications of current choices and decisions

·        Able to draft strong, professional written proposals with little oversight or supervision

·        Ethical, innovative, and creative thinker who is not constrained by conventional thinking and established approaches

·        A team player who thrives in a collaborative environment

·        Excellent cultural fit with the values of the organization, with a prior history of community involvement desired

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

·        Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university;

·        Degree in business, sports management or related field preferred

·        Minimum four years successful, comparable, experience in premium sales.  Prior sales experience in sports/events preferred.

·        Proven track record of closing new business, exceeding sales performance goals, and a focus on prospecting and cultivating relationships.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Strong, positive communication skills to both internal constituents and external clients is required.  Individual must be able to express their ideas clearly both orally and in writing.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Individual must have a command for basic accounting principles to perform budgetary management.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here 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.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Adapt to extended work hours more than the standard (40) per week
  • Attend all Seattle Sounders FC home matches
  • Be available for road travel – business trips, MLS meetings, road matches, etc.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Seattle Sounders FC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

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Sales & Marketing: Client Relations/Customer Service
Suites & Premium Service Coordinator - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, WA)

Job Title: Suites & Premium Service Coordinator

Department: Suites

Reports To: Suite Services Manager

FLSA Status: Salary, Non-Exempt

SUMMARY

This position will support the service initiatives for Sounders FC suites and premium seating products. This individual is expected to help execute and collaborate on the service plan for suites and premium clients. He or she should be detail-oriented, customer-focused, have a strong service mentality and a positive attitude to best assist the suites and premium department in meeting overall revenue and retention goals.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSBILITIES

  • Manage materials and shipping of single match suite and premium tickets for all Sounders C matches and coordinate ticket fulfillment and delivery for non-Sounders FC events
  • Assist the sales team by providing excellent service to single match suite customers leading up to their event with consistent post-event follow up
  • Work with the sales team to fulfill customer expectations and deliverables
  • Assist with planning and executing of exclusive events throughout the season for suite and premium clients
  • Collaborate with the sales team on planning and execution of successful prospecting and networking events
  • Assist sales team in managing premium accounts with service related initiatives throughout the season (match changes, playoff tickets, event invites etc.)
  • Oversee the matchday experience in premium areas, such as Reserve Club and Press Club
  • Engage and develop positive relationships with existing premium clients throughout the season
  • Maintain direct contact with First & Goal Hospitality, the exclusive stadium caterer, by providing timely reports and detailed information throughout the season
  • Track all catering credits in coordination with First & Goal Hospitality
  • Help execute suite and premium client touchpoints and benefits year round
  • Capture and track customer details and preferences accurately in CRM
  • Manage accurate and up to date account information in CRM, including tracking outstanding and fulfilled deliverables and contract details   
  • Collaborate with the ticketing department on campaigns and opportunities relevant to premium clients
  • Assist with managing Corporate Partner hospitality inventory and hosting premium and VIP clients on matchday
  • Assist with other service initiatives and pertinent tasks of the suites and premium department
  • Ensure stadium and premium areas are ready for matchday

QUALIFICATIONS (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Able to work independently and prioritize
  • A team player who thrives in a collaborative environment
  •  Strong relationship building skills
  •  Organized with strong attention to detail
  • Strong service mentality and positive attitude
  • Able to think strategically, including assessment of long term implications of current choices and decisions
  • Ethical, innovative, and creative thinker who is not constrained by conventional thinking and established approaches
  • Cultural fit with the values of the organization, with a prior history of community involvement desired

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university required
  • Prior experience in customer service, premium sales, hospitality and/or business development strongly preferred

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Strong, positive communication skills to both internal constituents and external clients is required.  Individual must be able to express their ideas clearly both orally and in writing.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Must be able to lift and carry up to 20 lbs.  The physical demands described here 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

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee will encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Adapt to extended work hours in excess of the standard (40) per week
  • Work weekends, evenings and holidays as needed
  • Attend all Seattle Sounders FC home matches
  • Be available for road travel – business trips, MLS meetings, road matches, etc.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Seattle Sounders FC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

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