Partnership Marketing Representative

San Diego Zoo Global - San Diego, CA4.4


Put your Passion for Wildlife to Work!

Job Requirements include:

Experience in cause marketing, sponsorship sales or service and/or licensing is required. An example would be at least three years of experience. Additional experience in media trade and promotions a plus. A Bachelor's degree in business administration, marketing, communications, a related field or equivalent specialized training/experience is necessary. Selected candidate must be available to work any of the seven days of the week, approximately 40 or more hours per week without limitations. Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including CRM is essential. Applicants must have excellent written and communications skills. Experience in maintaining a variety of contacts in order to bring in new partners and relationships is needed. In addition, experience in contractual negotiations, outbound sales and prospecting skills are necessary. A valid California driver license is required. Experience in a zoo or theme park is desirable. Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.

Essential Functions:

  • Creates, negotiates and fulfills corporate sponsorship agreements
  • Oversees activities with independent discretion and judgment
  • Solicits, negotiates, develops and maintains partnerships primarily with external entities
  • Assesses market trends and external needs
  • Develops and modifies programs to increase effectiveness
  • Follows up with external entities to ensure satisfaction
  • Establishes and maintains positive rapport with corporate sponsorship clients
  • Writes, edits and reviews a variety of materials
  • Works in a team environment to accomplish collective goals
  • Develops and coordinates events, promotions, advertising programs and on-site/off-site marketing activities
  • Assures contractual obligations are met in a timely and efficient manner
  • Prepares reports on program performance
  • Adheres to all SDZG and department policies and practices
  • Practices the GRRREAT Customer Service Standards

Knowledge of:

  • Marketing techniques
  • Sponsorship marketing trends
  • Leadership skills
  • Media metrics for radio, television and social media
  • Media buying and trading process
  • Working with media agencies

(Exempt Position) Salary is commensurate with experience

Deadline to submit application: Sunday, September 23, 2018

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**San Diego Zoo Global is a smoke-free workplace**


Job Type: Full-time


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)