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Assistant Manger, Sport Marketing (Soccer)

Job title: Assistant Manger, Sport Marketing (Soccer)
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Portland
Discipline: Marketing
Remote: No
Reference: 415397
Contact name: Rianne McDonough
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

24 Seven is partnering with a premier lifestyle brand to find an Assistant Manager, Sports Marketing for Soccer to join their team on a contract assignment.

Oversee specific MLS team partnerships by fulfilling contractual obligations, creating, and executing asset activation plans for specific teams and events. Act as day-to-day contact for specific sports marketing assets.

Notes from Manager:

This is a tactical position assisting the manager supporting the MLS/Professional League
-  Tracking budgets in Excel.
- Working with leagues to help the company live up to their contractual obligations.  Budget tracking.
-  Working major events
-  Travel 3x a year.
-  Very detailed orientated, willing to put in the work to advance within the company. 
-  Experience with Excel, MS Office suite, will learn internal systems through internal training.  

Key Accountabilities:

Oversee and deliver the MLS team product obligations. (Schedule C, YSC, and Marketing product)

Develop and execute activation plans for specific teams and product launches

Work with Sports Marketing Manager on Global Club strategy creation and US Summer Tours

Develop and execute specific activation programs that will influence the purchasing decision of the consumer

Work with product marketing, brand marketing, PR, and retail marketing to asset activations including but not limited to; jersey launches, retail events, team appearances, and in-game promotions

Maintain regular communication with program partners to ensure all commitments are fulfilled and superior service has been provided

Maintain regular communication with sales force and key accounts and develop strategic plans in conjunction with Club marketing goals

Assist the Events Manager on developing and executing event plans

Assist with the execution of athlete appearances and retail promotions

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

Extensive knowledge of soccer category

Ability to exercise independent judgment and decision-making skills

Ability to work across teams and manage priorities to accomplish multiple tasks with conflicting deadlines

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to maintain a professional attitude in fast paced, changing environments

Ability to communicate with people at different levels internally and outside of the organization

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook) § Heavy travel and overtime may be required during peak season

Qualifications:

Four-year college or university degree, emphasis in marketing or business preferred § Minimum of 1-2 years related experience and/or training

Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for a degree

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