Sports Sponsorship Account Manager

Website FoxRunGroup Shore District Advertising

Generating Revenue through Sponsorship

Shore District Advertising, an advertising and sponsorship sales representation firm, is looking for a sales representative in the Monmouth / Ocean County area.

This is a high energy entrepreneurial company with a great culture of nurturing and training employees. If you are interested in learning about the advertising and sponsorship business, this is the company that will launch your career.

Primary Responsibilities

Secure multiyear/multi property sponsorships for Shore District Advertising’s represented clients Shore Conference of High Schools, RWJBarnabas Health Arena, Rothman Orthopaedics Sports Complex, Winding River Ice Center, Toms River Township municipal advertising, Toms River School District, Central Regional School District, and future properties yet to be announced

Directly contribute to the revenue development and the overall growth of the business, expanding existing partnerships while identifying and growing new relationships

Craft specific partner packages/decks with new and innovative ideas that feature one-of-a-kind assets with Shore District Advertising’s portfolio of clients to meet and exceed partner marketing and business goals. Proactively seek and cultivate business relationships

Build deep trusted relationships/partnerships with sponsorship decision-makers within businesses and their agencies

Liaise across internal and external sponsorship, client and all stakeholder teams to understand partner/prospect needs and objectives to create compelling, customized partnership opportunities

Building, refining, updating, and maintaining a pipeline of prospects; establish and build effective relationships with businesses and agencies

Maintain a consistent pulse on local and regional business landscape; understand what is relevant, trending, and next

Direct, negotiate and assist in the execution and fulfillment of all sponsor agreements
Desired Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree (minimum) in Business, Professional Sales, Communications, Sport Management, or Marketing required

Minimum of 1 year in sponsorship sales/marketing or internship equivalent experience preferably with an entertainment venue, tickets sales, sponsorship sales or minor league sports team

Strong knowledge of sponsorship sales, and marketing including industry trends, key players, and terminology, with the ability to craft integrated sponsorship and advertising proposals

Self-starter with proven ability to research and identify prospective sponsors, partners, and new business opportunities across targeted categories in a competitive landscape

Understand and/or experience in ad sales, prospecting, pursuing, and developing new sponsorship partnerships

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the creation of convincing and strategic sales approaches, proposals, and presentations

High proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

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