Learfield

  • Property Assistant, Corporate Partnership Sales - University of North Carolina

    Req No.
    2018-2120
    Location Name
    Tar Heel Sports Properties
    Location
    US-NC-Chapel Hill
    Category
    Sponsorship Sales
    Type
    Part-Time
  • Overview

    An industry leader for more than four decades, Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for nearly 130 collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic department’s at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors’ Cup. Learfield also provides its collegiate partners access to professional concessions and ticket sales; branding, licensing and trademark consulting; digital and social platform expertise; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue and technology systems through its affiliated companies. 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."

     

    Tar Heel Sports Properties is Learfield’s local, dedicated entity representing the University of North Carolina. In complete collaboration with the university, this team is committed to extending the affinity of the Tar Heels’ 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 UNC, Tar Heel Sports Properties manages all aspects of the rights relationship, providing corporate partners both traditional and new media opportunities with the Tar Heels 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. 

     

    Learfield is actively seeking a Property Assistant to work from Chapel Hill, NC, for Tar Heel Sports Properties (THSP). 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 THSP team. The goal is to execute partnership elements to ensure an enjoyable Game Day experience for the THSP team, partners and UNC 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 role has responsibilities which include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Responsibilities

    -Assist Partner Services Coordinators and the Manager of Partnership Services in all areas of contract fulfillment and activation
    -Assist Managers of Business Development in preparing sales pitches and season proof of performance recaps
    -Assist Partner Services Coordinators in planning and managing Pre-Game Hospitality before home football and basketball games, as well as Tar Heel Town and other events.
    -Execute game day activation such as display set ups, on court and on field/court promotions, gameday presentations, etc
    -This position is a “jack of all trades” position. There will be other requests and task assigned to you when need be.

    Qualifications

    -At least one prior internship or job, preferably in sports
    -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, including occasional nights and weekends
    -Must be able to work weekends and nights for various games and hospitality events

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