An industry leader for more than four decades, 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."
Ball State Sports Properties is Learfield’s local, dedicated entity representing Ball State University. In complete collaboration with the university, this team is committed to extending the affinity of the Cardinals' 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 Ball State University, Ball State Sports Properties manage all aspects of the rights relationship. Providing corporate partners with both traditional and new media opportunities 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.
Our growing sponsorship business seeks an accomplished General Manager to join our Ball State Sports Properties team located on the Ball State University campus in Muncie, IN. If you’re interested in combining your passion for sports with a successful track record in sales execution and leadership, we want to speak with you! Our ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience creating corporate marketing partnerships. You will be responsible for creating and selling corporate sponsorships that drive sustainable revenue for the athletic program.
The General Manager reports directly to a Regional Vice President of Learfield and is responsible for the planning, implementation and administration of the relationship between the university and the sports property as well as selling and servicing school sponsorship accounts.