Coordinator, Partnership Marketing

  • Los Angeles Football Club
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • 04 May, 2024
Full time Business & Commercial Coordinator Marketing MLS

Job Description

The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) is an MLS soccer club serving the greater Los Angeles area. LAFC is dedicated to building a world-class soccer club that represents the diversity of Los Angeles and is committed to delivering an unrivaled experience for fans. LAFC’s ownership group is comprised of local leaders and innovators of industry with intellectual capital, financial prowess, operations expertise, and success in the fields of entertainment, sports, technology, and media. LAFC is invested in the world’s game and Los Angeles, constructing, and developing the 22,000 seat BMO Stadium and a top-flight training center on the campus of Cal-State Los Angeles.

The Coordinator, Partnership Marketing, will support and assist the Partnerships Marketing team with various administrative duties, including but not limited to account management on select partnerships; coordinating gift ordering and distribution; and partner ticket management, etc.  This person will also serve as the lead for all photography and memorabilia needs and liaise with different departments to help implement all sponsorship objectives. A successful candidate is one who is charismatic about partnerships, eager to learn and expand their knowledge of the industry, and is driven to establish and maintain strong relations internally and externally. 
LAFC is currently operating on a hybrid work model with a minimum of 1 – 2 in-office days per week. Please note that this may vary by role, and your scheduled in-office days are up to the discretion of your supervisor. 
  • Assist the Sr. Director, Partnership Marketing with support for Stadium Naming Rights and Jersey partner contractual deliverables. 
  • Assist with the management of day-to-day key partners. 
  • Manage contracted tickets, purchased tickets, and ticket banks for all LAFC matches and BMO Stadium concerts. 
  • Manage LED & digital playlists. 
  • Manage the scheduling and distribution of assets for TV/Radio. 
  • Manage partner gifting selection, ordering and distribution. 
  • Manage autograph sessions for partner items. 
  • Manage LAFC 2 partner related assets. 
  • Manage photographers and match day shot list for partners. 
  • Manage all partner related signage changes and updates with BMO Stadium. 
  • Host Partner Suite on matchdays including ordering of all match day food and beverages. 
  • Coordinate the partner related inventory for match day emails as well as manage the quarterly partner newsletters. 
  • Coordinate list of match day experiences and available inventory for department. 
  • Assist with planning and execution of sponsorship special events and LAFC home match days and select Stadium Events. 
  • Provide additional administrative support as needed. 
  • Other projects and duties as assigned by Supervisor/Management. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited College or University required. 
  • 1-2 years of partnership experience required in the sports industry, professional team or agency experience with a proven track record of managing high spend partnership deals preferred. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships internally and externally. 
  • Highly driven self-starter with the ability to work with teammates. 
  • Strong attention to detail, effective follow-up and follow-through required. 
  • Exceptional time management skills with the ability to multitask and execute various projects in a timely manner. 
  • Strong spelling, grammar, proofreading skills and a strong ability to communicate ideas. 
  • Superb critical thinking ability to effectively and efficiently address and solve internal and external challenges. 
  • Ability to always maintain a high level of confidentiality. 
  • Natural desire to service clients with a “can do” attitude. 
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as required. Must be able to work all home games during the season. 
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office products. 
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus. 
At LAFC, we carefully consider a wide range of factors to determine a fair and equitable compensation package. The final offer amount will consider a wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including, but not limited to skill sets; relevant experience and training; and other business and organizational needs. Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure guidelines, the overall compensation for this role is $26.44 per hour. 

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  

LAFC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. 

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization, which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.