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Now Hiring: Account Executive, Marketing Partnerships

Posted: May 3, 2010

The Phoenix Suns Marketing Partnerships department is currently recruiting for a full-time, salaried Account Executive.

General Statement of Duties:

The Account Executive (salary plus commission) will be responsible for the generation and development of marketing partnership revenue (corporate sponsorships) for the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury properties. The Account Executive will be responsible for achieving both individual and departmental revenue goals through the sale of media, signage, promotions, digital, hospitality, tickets and all other Team marketing assets. Candidates must have a thorough understanding of the competitive marketplace relating to marketing/media/sponsorship budgets on both a local and national level.

Areas of Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Generate revenue through the sale of “new” marketing partnership relationships.
  • Ability to foster existing marketing partner relationships to ensure sponsor revenue growth.
  • Develop dynamic sales presentations for current or new marketing partners by incorporating research, category dynamics and a clear understanding of the prospective partner’s marketing goals.
  • Manage and ensure activation of all marketing partner programs in association with the VP, Partnership Activation and members of the Activation staff.
  • Assist in the collection of accounts receivable as it relates to marketing partnership invoices.
  • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications include:

  • Four-year college degree
  • Minimum of 2-3 years professional experience in sports or media sales
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Ability to work nights and weekends
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint

    Interested and qualified candidates please fill out your profile as completely as possible as incomplete records will not be considered including a cover letter and salary requirements. To see how the hiring manager will view your application, click on "edit your information" and follow the instructions. Also, please note that you have one chance to fill in your cover letter information once you press "apply for this job."

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    Suns Legacy Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V