Spectra

Director of Corporate Partnerships | XL Center

Location US-CT-Hartford
Job ID
2021-6041
Group
Spectra - Partnerships
Location Name
Spectra VM - XL Center and Pratt & Whitney Stadium
Category
Marketing & Sales
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Director of Corporate Partnerships is responsible for soliciting, securing, and fulfilling sponsorship partners and Premium Seating agreements on behalf of the XL Center & Hartford Wolf Pack (Hartford, CT) and Pratt & Whitney Stadium (East Hartford, CT).  Basic functions include corporate partnership sales and servicing along with finding ways to grow revenue for both venues while maintaining high levels of client services.

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing sales action plans to ensure hitting individual & departmental budgets
  • Responsible for prospecting, selling, and maintaining the corporate sponsorships & premium seating for both venues and the Hartford Wolf Pack in both new and renewal business
  • Responsible for working closely with members of the Hartford Wolf Pack staff to ensure that all expectations are being met for the corporate partners
  • Responsible for soliciting new cash partnerships
  • Responsible for making cold calls & sales presentations decks for both venues, Hartford Wolf Pack & Premium Seating
  • Responsible for overseeing/executing all aspects of corporate partnership fulfillment
  • Responsible for working with outside vendors to get corporate partnerships signage created & placed
  • Responsible for creating season recaps for corporate partners, when applicable
  • Responsible for servicing all corporate sponsorships through various means including direct contact, newsletters, presentations, corporate partner gatherings, etc.
  • Responsible for creating new client initiatives to better serve the corporate partners
  • Responsible for the design of sales proposals and presentations for potential corporate partners
  • Responsible for creating and implementing new ideas and opportunities that will drive revenues
  • Work with the marketing departments on opportunities to cross sell corporate partners
  • Responsible for tracking prospects, sales, and inventory throughout the season using salesforce and other various tracking reports
  • Responsible for working and attending events, promotions, arena events, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned by General Manager of building and VP, Corporate Sales

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Experience in advertising/sponsorship, preferably with a sports team
  • Communicate clearly and concisely in the English language, both orally and in writing
  • Knowledge of marketing and advertising/sponsorship program development
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation, graphic design, PowerPoint, and Internet software
  • Work a flexible schedule, including early mornings, days, evenings, holidays, extended workdays for an extended number of days as needed

Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/

 

We are strengthened by our differences and united by making a difference. Spectra embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and the communities that we serve.  We strive to create an inclusive culture and equitable workplace where all employees feel valued and can bring their whole selves to work.  Not only is it the right thing to do, but we know that diverse, equitable and inclusive teams invite deeper collaboration and understanding, spark greater innovation, and achieve higher employee satisfaction.

 

Spectra is an equal opportunity employer and our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, handicap, marital status, or any other status or condition protected by Federal and/or State laws, except where bona fide occupational qualifications apply.

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