Partnerships Strategy Coordinator

  • Charlotte FC
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • 24 Nov, 2021
Full time Business & Commercial Coordinator Marketing

Job Description

Charlotte Football Club is bringing Major League Soccer to the Carolinas and will begin play in Uptown Charlotte in early 2022. The Club’s mission is to be a unifying force that is bigger than one city and encourage a sense of belonging through a progressive, collective, and ambitious approach that guides efforts on and off the pitch. CLTFC is committed to driving growth through the sport and community outreach. Charlotte FC’s home is Bank of America Stadium which is currently undergoing soccer-specific renovations totaling $50 million. These updates will provide an elite venue for MLS matches and a unique experience for players and fans. Charlotte FC is owned by David Tepper and is a part of Tepper Sports & Entertainment, which also includes Bank of America Stadium and the Carolina Panthers. For more information, visit CharlotteFootballClub.com.
 
Position Summary
The Partnerships Strategy Coordinator manages the day-to-day relationships with select Charlotte FC partners, including account management, contract fulfillment, and retention efforts, with the goal of successfully providing our partners with best-in-class service and flawless execution.  

Roles and Responsibilities
· Serve as primary contact for all assigned partnership accounts, working alongside Corporate Partnership Sales Executives.
· Responsible for overall day-to-day account management including contract activation and fulfillment, strategic direction, and budget for assigned corporate partners.
· Manage all partnership deliverables (i.e., branding, signage, media, print, promotional, entertainment elements, etc.) to ensure quality standards and that
partner expectations are met.
· Coordinate the implementation of branding and activations during Charlotte FC match days and other events including digital signage, in-game features, and fan engagement activations.
· Support and review partner activations, including evaluation and approval of promotional programs, rules, artwork, and in-market supporting media.
· Work alongside Corporate Partnership Sales Executive to develop partnership sales materials for renewal and/or addition.
· Liaise between Partner, Corporate Partnership Sales Executive, and all internal departments to ensure partner satisfaction.
· Initiate and maintain regular contact with client and/or client’s agency, developing strong professional relationships.
· Track all corporate partner activation expenses and coordinate all efforts with accounting teams (both internal and external), including invoicing and payment statuses.
· Lead measurement and recapping of all partnerships, working alongside internal stakeholders.
· Additional duties may be assigned that are not listed above but are included in the scope of this role
 
Qualifications and Education Requirements
· 1-2 years of relevant experience
· Bachelor’s degree in a related field
· Must have a valid driver’s license
· Must pass pre-employment screenings
 
Skills for Success: 
· Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications
· Demonstrate integrity and professionalism by maintaining complete confidentiality of privileged and/or sensitive information
· Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
· Able to simultaneously work across multiple projects and deadlines
· Professional demeanor with a strong work ethic, reliable and dependable
· Attention to detail, punctuality, and ability to prioritize
· Able to work well within a team environment
 
Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
·     Must be able to work all Charlotte FC home matches
·     Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. 
·     Ability to remain standing/walking for up to 8 hours
·     Ability to climb stairs 
·     Ability to work both indoors and outdoors, and endure weather conditions including rain, wind, high and low temperatures, etc.
·     Must be able to work in non-traditional settings, and work non-traditional hours including nights, weekends and holidays

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.