Learfield

  • Property Assistant, Corporate Sponsorship Sales - University of Oklahoma

    Req No.
    2018-2265
    Location Name
    Sooner Sports Properties
    Location
    US-OK-Norman
    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."


     


    Sooner Sports Properties is Learfield’s local, dedicated entity representing the University of Oklahoma. In complete collaboration with the university, this team is committed to extending the affinity of the Sooners’ 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 Oklahoma, Sooner Sports Properties manages all aspects of the rights relationship, providing corporate partners both traditional and new media opportunities with the Sooners 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 Norman, OK, for Sooner Sports Properties (SSP). 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 SSP team. The goal is to execute partnership elements to ensure an enjoyable Game Day experience for the SSP team, partners and OU 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 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 OU Athletics

    • Office and administrative support

    • Assist with game day program sales

    • Handle other miscellaneous projects as needed

    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, including occasional nights and weekends

    • Current OU student pursuing a degree in Sports Management, Marketing, Public Relations, Communications or other related field

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