Coordinator, National Partnership Management

Location: Plano, TX
Department: Client/Partnership Services

LEARFIELD is the leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics. The company unlocks the value of college sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions for fan engagement. The LEARFIELD suite of services includes licensing and multimedia sponsorship management; publishing, audio, digital and social media; data analytics; ticketing, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue technology systems.

Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company has long had the privilege of being an advocate for intercollegiate athletics and the student-athlete experience. Since 2008, it has served as title sponsor for the acclaimed LEARFIELD Directors’ Cup, supporting athletic departments across all divisions.

Our people-friendly culture is a hallmark of our style and approach to business and is rooted in values demonstrating intentional and active care for other people. The company and its employees strive each day to live by the company's value statement: “build the team, grow the company, have fun, love and serve others.” 


LEARFIELD is actively seeking a Coordinator of National Partnership Management who will provide execution, strategic direction & oversight of assigned LEARFIELD National Partnerships.

Responsibilities

  • Execution, strategic direction & oversight of assigned LEARFIELD National Partnerships
    • Deliver value to the partner through thoughtful planning and execution that meet and exceed goals
    • Consistent Client and internal communication to ensure seamless support and creative execution
    • Implements processes/procedures to monitor, review and report on all partnership activity and results
    • Apply strategic insights and research to marketing and execution plans
    • Serves as a liaison with partners and Learfield internal constituents on assigned partners
    • Develop reports related to partnership fulfillment, ensuring delivery on all partnership assets
  • Serving as a primary resource within LEARFIELD Partnership Management team
    • Point of contact for day-to-day contacts and agency teams
    • Development of best practices across multiple LEARFIELD properties
    • Communication with properties, agencies, and internal leadership to develop plans or solutions for partners
    • Coordination with Sales Acceleration on the management of the KORE database system
  • Work to foster positive employee relations and teamwork by:
    • Following and supporting LEARFIELD policies and procedures
    • Communicating effectively with all operating units
    • Participating in internal training and development programs
    • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in applicable field
  • 1-3 years of experience in partnership service or marketing partnerships
  • Previous experience with marketing, strategy, branding, and research in agency, sports, or sponsorship landscape mandatory
  • Experience managing day-to-day relationships with partners, agency(s) and vendors mandatory
  • Detail orientation with the ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects with varying deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • A strong understanding of the partnership landscape in sports, entertainment, and cause-related initiatives
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry trends, activation best practices and new and emerging media marketing efforts
  • Desire to develop self and others’ performance in current role and to prepare for future roles; seeks and provides feedback and coaching to enhance performance

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. LEARFIELD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.

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