Learfield

  • Property Assistant, Corporate Sponsorship Sales - Big Ten Sports Properties

    Req No.
    2018-2239
    Location Name
    Big Ten Sports Properties
    Location
    US-IL-Rosemont
    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."

     

    Big Ten Sports Properties is Learfield’s local, dedicated entity representing the Big Ten Conference. In complete collaboration with the conference, this team is committed to extending the affinity of the conference's brand to businesses and corporations of all sizes looking to align with the undeniably loyal and passionate collegiate sports fan base.  Big Ten Sports Properties manages all aspects of the rights relationship, providing corporate partners both traditional and new media opportunities with the Big Ten Conference 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 Rosemont,IL, for Big Ten Sports Properties (BTSP). 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 MSP team. The goal is to execute partnership elements to ensure an enjoyable Game Day experience for the BTSP team and partners. 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

    • Providing administrative, sales, and marketing support to the Big Ten Sports Properties sales staff
    • Coordinating hospitality functions
    • Assist in coordinating partner marketing elements (e.g. promotions, signage, radio and TV, etc.)
    • Design and prepare sales proposals, season recaps, and research projects
    • Prospecting new business development for select BTSP inventory 
    • Other duties as assigned by General Manager

    Qualifications

    •  Undergraduate degree in Sports Management or a graduate school student preferred
    •  Strong work ethic
    •  Innovative, energetic and self motivated
    •  Excellent communication and organizational skills
    •  Creative solution development
    •  Passion for the sports industry
    •  Excellent computer skills (including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook)
    •   Works well under multiple deadlines

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