Learfield

  • Property Assistant, Corporate Sponsorship Sales - University of Memphis

    Req No.
    2018-2233
    Location Name
    Tiger Sports Properties
    Location
    US-TN-Memphis
    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."

     

    Tiger Sports Properties is Learfield’s local, dedicated entity representing the University  of Memphis. In complete collaboration with the university, this team is committed to extending the affinity of the Tigers’ 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 the University of Memphis, Tiger Sports Properties manages all aspects of the rights relationship, providing corporate partners both traditional and new media opportunities with the Tigers 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 Memphis,TN, for Tiger Sports Properties (TSP). 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 TSP team. The goal is to execute partnership elements to ensure an enjoyable Game Day experience for the TSP team, partners and Tiger 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:

     

    Description Of Position

     

    TSP is looking to fill the position of a Part Time Property Assistant the join the Game Day Client Services Team; the individual will assist TSP’s staff with the activation and execution of partnership accounts, as well as other general game day duties. This position reports to the Coordinator of Partnership Services and will require anywhere from 4-7 hours per event. Must be available to work all home football games.

     

    Expected Work Hours/Timing & Reporting

    •  Position starts August of 2018.
    •  Position will be paid 
    •  Approximately 4-7 hours per week during football season (including game day Saturdays)
    •  Approximately 4-7 hours per week during basketball season
    •  Candidate needs to have flexibility to work irregular hours; however, TSP will be mindful of candidates work/class schedule as not to interfere
    •  Individual will report to the TSP General Manger and Coordinator – Partnership Services

    Responsibilities

    •  Various game day event management (pre-game, in-game, and post-game) responsibilities 
    • Mandatory to work all seven (7) home football games
    • Coordination of promotional and game day activations, including execution of client promotions and corporate hospitality functions
    • Work in tandem with the U of M marketing and promotions personnel as well as TSP sales staff each week
    • Assist the Coordinator – Partnership Services with various duties

    Qualifications

    • Academic curriculum in sports business, operations, marketing, management, etc. is preferred
    • Prior experience with sports organization or event planning/activation is preferred
    • Candidate needs to have an interest in business development, sport sponsorship, and sport marketing.
    • Other critical characteristics include the ability to perform assigned duties with limited supervision; exhibit ability to manage various projects at the same time, communicate effectively, especially in written form; initiate and cultivate relationships; plan, organize and prioritize work; pay attention to detail and maintain a positive attitude

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