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Employment Opportunity – Coordinator of Corporate Partnerships

 

DEPARTMENT: Corporate Partnerships

POSITION: Coordinator of Corporate Partnerships (6-month Contract)

REPORTS TO: Director of Corporate Partnerships

SUMMARY: The Canadian Hockey League is pleased to announce the opportunity for a Coordinator of Corporate Partnerships. The Coordinator of Corporate Partnerships is primarily responsible for managing the relationship and marketing activations for the CHL’s corporate partners, as assigned, as well as supporting the Corporate Partnerships team with special projects. This individual will work as part of an integrated team to fulfill all aspects of their clients’ sponsorship portfolio. This individual will provide superior client service to help partners generate powerful marketing programs at a local, regional and national level. This role will be based out of our League office located at 5255 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage all assigned partner relationships; execution of all contract deliverables, including but not limited to season-long programs, game-day assets, media programming
  • Manage partner budgets and supplier/vendor relationships.
  • Responsible for individual and team projects supporting the department’s marketing plan
  • Develop specific client service plans for each assigned corporate partner account; develop strategic marketing initiatives that support and enhance partner business objectives
  • Develop and customize post-event and year-end summaries for CHL partners at the national and regional levels.
  • Work with other departments to maximize cross-selling opportunities, develop new and existing properties and share new ideas.
  • Attend weekly meetings to review corporate partner fulfillment status, opportunities, new programs and department goals and objectives
  • Assist with some game operations, event management, and hospitality for League and special events.
  • Assist with special projects related to corporate partnerships and special events
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Corporate Partnerships.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Post-secondary degree in marketing, communications, sports management or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 1-year experience in the sports industry, preferably in the areas of client servicing or marketing.
  • Candidates with prior internships, marketing, or sponsorship experience will be strongly considered.

 JOB SPECIFIC SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Strong understanding of marketing concepts, corporate sponsorship and client service
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be well organized and demonstrate an ability to manage multiple projects with minimal supervision
  • Ability to build and foster strong working relationships
  • Successful candidate will possess a high proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS:

  • Ability to work some nights, weekends and holidays as needed
  • May be required to travel for special events
  • Being Bilingual in English and French is considered an asset

APPLY:

Interested candidates should send their cover letter, resume and salary expectations by no later than Friday, December 13, 2019, at 5:00 PM ET via email to kferguson@chl.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.

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