Company : Golden State Warriors

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Job Location : Oakland, CA

Country : United States

Contract : Full Time

Salary : N/A

Job language : English

Direct Link to apply : https://boards.greenhouse.io/goldenstatewarriors/jobs/1067854#.WqAZaJPOXEY

We have an immediate opportunity for a qualified and innovative Partnership Development Manager. We are looking for a candidate with a deep commitment to customer satisfaction to facilitate the execution and implementation of partner contractual assets. The successful candidate will have the ability to thrive in a high pressure, fast-paced, competitive environment, and will foster a positive attitude while being an integral team member. 

This is a full-time position and is based in Oakland, CA. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Act as main point of contact for assigned corporate partners and their partnership activation elements 
  • Fulfill sponsorship corporate partnership agreements by working closely with other departments to ensure a high level of execution, customer service and fulfillment of all corporate partner deliverables 
  • Effectively build and sustain strong corporate partner and corporate partner agency relationships 
  • Responsible for driving renewal revenue by leveraging organizational resources and sales strategies 
  • Develop and implement new and creative marketing/activation strategies, methodologies and tactics based on corporate partner needs, research, data, success rates, and market trends to meet corporate partners goals and objectives and ensure 100% customer satisfaction 
  • Identify, present and sell new activation opportunities to assigned corporate partner accounts 
  • Evaluate current partner activation plan and provide recommendations on how to better develop the partnership 

Oversee assigned departmental projects which could include: 

  • League financial reporting, LED and signage tracking, radio/broadcast management, etc. 
  • Effectively manage corporate partnership accounts and partnership details via CRM system 
  • Identify upsell opportunities for assigned corporate partner accounts 
  • Create and present execution recaps and selling presentations 
  • Plan and execute events, promotions and VIP experiences 
  • Attend all home games and special events 
  • Ensure promotional activations are delivered within budget parameters 

Skills and Experiences

The successful candidate in this position must be an innovative and resilient professional with determination, fortitude, commitment and the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5+ years of corporate sponsorship and/or account management experience; sports sponsorship preferred
  • 1+ years of sales experience
  • Special consideration for eSports industry experience
  • Strong leadership, teamwork and relationship-building skills
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Basic understanding of social media marketing and the digital space
  • Ability to be proactive and flexible in the face of change and last minute requirements
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule – evenings and weekends may be required
  • Knowledge of all the Microsoft Office applications

About Stakrn

Stakrn is a french company, with a worldwide staff, dedicated to promote eSports & Gaming industries and to generate opportunities within this space. With global services, Stakrn allows : - professionals to reach new partners and enhance their business (www.stakrn.com) - brands and eSports actors to make efficient sponsorship strategies (www.stakrn-agency.com) - eSports event organizing: conferences, consulting, teambuilding....