Manager, Partnership Marketing - Toronto Blue Jays

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At Rogers Sports & Media we are committed to creating and growing teams that are digital-first, fast-moving and bold-thinking and are focused on delivering impact with everything they do. Our impressive collection of assets includes media properties, sports teams, sports events & production, venues, e-commerce platforms and a close connection with our Connected Home and Wireless team. Collectively, we touch the lives of 30 million of Canadians every month!

 

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As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are working from home, and are equipped to do so safely and efficiently.

Are you up for the challenge and the fun?  If so, consider the following opportunity!

 

OVERVIEW

POSITION TITLE: Manager, Partnership Marketing

REPORTS TO: Director, Partnership Marketing

FULLTIME: 40 hours/week

LOCATION: Toronto, ON – Rogers Centre

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

We are looking for a passionate, client-centric marketing professional to join the Toronto Blue Jays Partnerships team. Reporting to the Director, Partnership Marketing, this full-time position is responsible for leading a portfolio of the Club’s corporate partnerships with industry-leading brands.

 

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Lead the day-to-day management of a portfolio of the Club’s corporate partnerships.
  • Build trusting relationships with peers across the organization, senior leaders at our corporate partners and with other stakeholders such as agencies, vendors, and consultants.
  • Develop a strong understanding of each of your partner’s businesses and industries to help deliver exceptional partnership results.
  • Lead the planning, development, and execution of partnership assets and campaigns from start to finish.
  • Use data and insights to develop partnership strategies and execute integrated marketing campaigns that achieve our partner’s business objectives and help grow the Blue Jays brand.
  • Collaborate with key internal stakeholders to help bring our partnerships to life and enhance the experience of Blue Jays fans at Rogers Centre and across Canada.
  • Develop, manage and be accountable for partner workback schedules and annual budgets.
  • Work alongside the Partnership Development & Strategy teams to seamlessly onboard new partners to the organization, identify partner KPIs, measure key metrics throughout the season, and present results on an annual basis.
  • Lead the development and presentation of year-end recap reports for your portfolio of clients.
  • Support the Partnership Development and Strategy teams in the partner renewal process.
  • Identify potential internal and external commercial issues and proactively develop solutions in a collaborative fashion.
  • Proactively identify trends and best practices in the sports marketing/sponsorship industry to incorporate within our business.
  • Organize and manage key departmental functions such as gameday roles and responsibilities, partner events, road trips, etc.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 4-7 years of Marketing, Strategy, Partnership, Sponsorship and/or Client Management.
  • University Degree (Marketing and/or Business specialty preferred).
  • Proven experience and success with client servicing is required.
  • Ability to train, motivate, and effectively delegate responsibilities.
  • Strong team player. Open to perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned to deliver exceptional client experiences and support your peers on the Partnerships team.
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment and effectively multi-task with attention to detail and sound judgment.
  • Strong relationship skills required to work with top-tier clients and internal leaders.
  • Critical and strategic thinker; ability to be proactive and offer solutions internally and to clients.
  • Effective budgeting and financial management skills.
  • Strong and clear written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong time management skills; required to work under pressure and rise to creative challenges under tight deadlines.
  • Over-communicates the necessary information.
  • Assets we are looking for: Creative design & presentation skills, brand management experience, experience leveraging social & digital marketing tactics, familiarity with experiential activations.
  • Hours outside of a typical workday are required to work games and events (can include evenings, weekends and holidays).
  • Ability to travel to destinations across North America on occasion (up to 10%).
  • Ability to work from Rogers Centre.

 

What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.


Schedule: Full time

Shift: Variable

Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)

Work Location: 1 Blue Jays Way (210), Toronto, ON

Travel Requirements: Up to 10%

Posting Category/Function: Sales & Account Management

Requisition ID: 275305

 

Posting Notes:  Rogers Sports & Media

 

 

 

Location: 

Toronto, ON, CA

Being a Rogers team member comes with some great perks & benefits including:

· Health & well-being benefits
· Donation matching
· Paid time off for volunteering
· Wealth Accumulation including: Pension plan & Employee stock options
· Generous employee discounts
· Leadership development, Mentorship, and Coaching programs

*available for full-time and part-time permanent employees, some restrictions apply

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