Learfield

  • Property Assistant, Corporate Sponsorship Sales - Mississippi State University

    Req No.
    2018-2033
    Location Name
    MSU Bulldog Sports Properties
    Location
    US-MS-Mississippi State
    Category
    Sponsorship Sales
    Type
    Part-Time
  • Overview

    Learfield is a diverse media enterprise anchored by our core collegiate athletics business managing multimedia rights and sponsorship initiatives for nearly 130 institutions, conferences and arenas nationwide. 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, and have fun."

     

    MSU Bulldog Sports Properties is Learfield’s local, dedicated entity representing Mississippi State University. In complete collaboration with the university, this team is committed to extending the affinity of the Bulldogs’ brand to businesses and corporations of all sizes looking to align with the undeniably loyal and passionate collegiate sports fan base. As exclusive multimedia rights holder for Mississippi State University, MSU Bulldog Sports Properties manages all aspects of the rights relationship, providing corporate partners both traditional and new media opportunities with the Bulldogs in which to bolster their own brand and garner maximum exposure through inventory such as venue signage; event sponsorships and promotion; corporate hospitality; television and digital engagement and visibility via the official athletics website; and radio game broadcasts and coaches’ shows. 

     

    Official Athletic Websitewww.hailstate.com

     

    Official School Website: www.msstate.edu

     

    Learfield is actively seeking a Property Assistant to work from Starkville, MS, for MSU Bulldog Sports Properties (MBSP). Our Property Assistants are essential to Learfield and our properties’ success. We are looking for a well-organized, responsible and outgoing individual to provide the necessary support to the MBSP team. The goal is to execute partnership elements to ensure an enjoyable Game Day experience for the MBSP team, partners and Mississippi State fans. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment and have prior athletics support experience, we want to meet you! The position will provide excellent on site marketing and sales training within the sports and entertainment industry. This position is located on the campus of MSU in Starkville, MS. This role has responsibilities which include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Responsibilities

    • Executive Assistant to the GM – manage finances, scheduling conflicts, and preparing reports
    • Assist with game day and event operations, including set up of select in-venue signage, hospitality events/suites, and game day displays
    • Fulfillment of on and off-field/court promotions for corporate sponsors (displays, promotional handouts, contests, etc.)
    • Communication with various departments of Mississippi State Intercollegiate Athletics
    • Office and administrative support
    • Assist with game day events and fulfillment
    • Handle other miscellaneous projects as needed
    • Sensitivity to confidential information may be required.

    Qualifications

    • High level of initiative, coupled with the ability to work independently
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability and willingness to initiate and maintain personal relationships
    • Highly organized; able to prioritize and execute tasks
    • Focus on attention to detail; quality over quantity
    • Ability to maintain a positive, upbeat attitude under pressure
    • Knowledge in Excel, Power Point and Outlook; savvy with social media
    • Ability to work flexible hours, 10-15 hours per week, including occasional nights and weekends
    • Current Mississippi State student pursuing a degree in Sports Management, Marketing, Public Relations, Communications or other related field

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