Sports Marketing Coordinator

Location
Location

Louisville

Start Date
Start Date

29 May 2024

Reference
Reference

SptsMktCoord-2024

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POSITION OVERVIEW:

Reporting to the Sports Marketing Manager, the Sports Marketing Coordinator, based in Louisville, Colorado, is primarily responsible for providing day-to-day support for grassroots marketing initiatives as well as all sponsorship programs for the US market. All applicants must have U.S. work authorization and collegiate tennis experience is a prerequisite for this position.

Your challenges

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Develop comprehensive knowledge of, and strong personal relationships within competitive tennis in the US, and work with Sports Marketing Manager to identify top players and brand representatives.
  • Develop comprehensive knowledge of competitive pickleball in the US, and work with Sports Marketing Manager to identify player representatives, while also building US promotions program.
  • Manage Junior VS Elite junior sponsorship program.
  • Assist Sports Marketing Manager with collegiate promotions program.
  • Provide customer service and order fulfillment for juniors, colleges, seniors, touring pros, academies and other marketing programs and partners.
  • Travel to ~10 events each year (~8 weeks total travel) to scout junior and college tennis players, pickleball pros, as well as to provide support for event sponsorships.
  • Assist with execution of marketing programs (tennis and pickleball) including product launches, sponsored events, event logistics, special promotions, etc.

    Your profile

    QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIRED SKILLS:

    • Bachelor's Degree from four-year college or university is required.
    • Collegiate tennis playing experience is required.
    • Tennis or sporting goods industry experience is strongly preferred.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to work well within a team environment.
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Demonstrated resourcefulness, creativity, and continued willingness to take initiative a must.
    • Working knowledge of Database software; Internet software; Inventory software; Order processing systems; Word Processing (Word) software is required.

    Travel Requirements:

    • Approximately 20% travel time is required.

    Additional Information:

    Targeted Hiring Range - $50,000 - $60,000 annual base salary with 10% bonus potential based on both quantitative and qualitative objectives. Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage, employer-matched 401(k) plan, disability/life insurance and more.

    This job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It's not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities and qualifications for this job.

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