Partnership Activation and Business Analyst

the NBA - New York, NY4.2

Full-timeEstimated: $90,000 - $120,000 a year
At the NBA, we’re passionate about growing and celebrating the game of basketball. Through the intensity of the game and the amazing athletic skill of our players, we deliver excitement to hundreds of millions of fans around the world.
As a global sports and media business, the NBA is so much more. While Basketball Operations runs the league’s on-court activities, other departments manage relationships with television and digital media partners, develop marketing partnerships with some of the world’s most recognizable companies, oversee the licensing of NBA merchandise, and handle a wide range of responsibilities that drive the NBA’s success.

Position Summary:
Support the implementation and execution of revenue generating retail marketing programs at Amazon and Fanatics. Develop, maintain, and share all RP financial and business analytics, including retail marketing business planning, budgets, travel expenses, retail sales information (including team retail monthly and year-end financial tracking, and Fanatics daily/weekly/monthly reports). Maintain RP retail program tracking and recap resources.

Major Responsibility:
Support Retail Partnerships Group Leader to explore, develop and execute retailer promotions, events and partnership platforms.
Management of retail development budget, departmental filing system and Retail account recaps (tracking / analyzing ROI on marketing spends).
Facilitate conversations with internal and external CDS teams related to Fanatics and amazon.
Support Retail Partnership team by compiling research, developing retail presentation decks, and recapping / analyzing results.
Handle business review process associated with promotional activity.
Support special retail events (Team Summit, All-Star & Playoffs/Finals) and emerging retail opportunities (hot market, new trends, etc.) Understand and study comparable brands at retail (NFL, NHL, MLB & entertainment) as well as merchandise trends (styling, pricing, quality and value).

Required Skills/Knowledge:
An individual who is team oriented and comfortable with collaborating and sharing ideas within the department and cross-department.
Expert in financial planning and budgets.
Must be interested in retail, shopping and shopper marketing, partnership development and execution.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Proactive employee who is results driven, can anticipate needs and is responsive.
Strong organizational skills.
Experience in and working knowledge of social / digital marketing realm.
Expert in MS Office, especially Excel and Power Point.
Ability to multi-task and work in high pressure situations with multiple contacts - both internal and external.

Experience Needed:
3-5 years in a retail environment (preferably ecommerce), with significant financial or business analytics background.
Proven track record of working on a team / being a team player.
Examples of being a proactive initiator and contributor.
Examples of multi-tasking.

4 year degree in business. Preferred core in finance, marketing, communication and/ or management.

We Consider Applicants For All Positions On The Basis Of Merit, Qualifications And Business Needs, And Without Regard To Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Alienage Or Citizenship Status, Ancestry, Marital Status, Creed, Genetic Predisposition Or Carrier Status, Sexual Orientation, Veteran Status, Familial Status, Status As A Victim Of Domestic Violence Or Any Other Status Or Characteristic Protected By Applicable Federal, State, Or Local Law.