Activation Coordinator

Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury - Phoenix, AZ

30+ days ago
Job Purpose
Oversee all aspects associated with the implementation, activation, reporting and delivery of assigned marketing partnership agreements. Responsible for the day to day management of select partnership accounts as well as the ability to identify and respond to changes in partner objectives as necessary.
Primary (Essential) Duties
Assist with Activation & Senior Activation Manager partner fulfillments
Assist Events & Engagements Coordinator duties as needed or assigned
Oversee the activation of contracted marketing partnerships
Manage sponsor expenses in accordance to budget
Participate in strategic planning to meet sponsor goals / objectives
Completely activate all elements included within assigned marketing partnership agreements to be compliant with contractual obligations
Establish and maintain continued communication with key marketing and activation contacts to ensure a sound understanding of expectations for the marketing partnership
Capture all marketing partnership delivery in an accurate, organized and timely manner to be included in proof of performance reports such as:
Partner/Event “Run Of Shows & Recaps”
Partnership “Case Studies” or “Best Practices”
Monthly Partnership Updates
Assist in Game Operations and Special Occasions for all events that feature assigned marketing partnership elements to ensure objectives are met
Manage partnership engagement in departmental suite/hospitality area during select games
Assist assigned Sales Representatives in all facets of renewal efforts including strategy, research, creative, and development of content for renewal presentations
Develop and present set up (Playbooks) and proof of performance (Recaps) documents
Assist with renewal presentation(s) when appropriate
Additional Responsibilities/Non-Essential Duties
Compiles and communicates the department’s photo requests on a game by game basis
Assist sales team and Activation Managers with recaps, renewals and new business pitches
Assist with impression data to show partners the value of their Suns/Mercury partnership
Coordinate and execute partner events
Assist with game night promotions, preparations, locker room tours, etc.
Additional Duties
Run errands to pick-up and/or drop off items relating to partner fulfillment and events, etc.
Assist with mascots (Gorilla, Scorch, etc.) at partner appearances and coordinate mascots appearances for marketing partners
Photograph partner elements on game days as directed
Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities
Must have a strong understanding of MS word, power point and excel
Excellent customer service skills
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to problem solve
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Positive attitude and strong work ethic
Ability to multi-task and handle a variety of responsibilities
Experience/Education Requirements
College degree – BA/BS or equivalent experience

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:
Flexible schedule to include weekends, evenings, some holidays and some overtime to meet business needs. Event days/times will take priority.
Expected to work most home games and events
Extended periods of standing during events and games
Must be comfortable in a crowd of people. Exposed to loud environment
Must be able to lift boxes up to 30 pounds
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This is not an all-inclusive document. Additional duties, expectations, demands, etc. may be added or changed to this document on an as-needed basis in order to meet organizational needs.
The Phoenix Suns are an Equal Opportunity Employer