Activation Manager
Phoenix, AZ
Junior +1 · Full time
Posted 2 years ago

Activation Manager

Job Category: Business Operations
Requisition Number: ACTIV001438

Posting Details

    • PostedJanuary 14, 2022
  • Full-Time
  • Locations

    Showing 1 location
    Footprint Center
    Phoenix, AZ, USA

Job Details


Our Activation Manager will oversee all aspects associated with the implementation, activation, reporting and delivery of assigned Global Partnership Solutions partnership agreements. Responsible for the day to day management and fulfillment of select partnership accounts as well as the ability to identify and respond to changes in partner objectives as necessary.

What the Activation Manager Will Do:

  • Directly supervise the activation of contracted marketing partnerships
  • Manage sponsor expense in accordance to budget
  • Participate in strategic planning to meet sponsor goals / objectives
  • Leads specific projects as assigned
  • Make decisions on behalf of marketing partnerships to best activate a contractual partnership
  • Completely activate all elements included within assigned marketing partnership agreements to be compliant with contractual obligations
  • Establish and maintain continued communication with key marketing and activation contacts to ensure a sound understanding of expectations for the marketing partnership
  • Capture all marketing partnership delivery in an accurate, organized and timely manner to be included in proof of performance reports such as:
    • Partner/Event “One-Sheet Recaps”
    • Partnership “Case Studies” or “Best Practices”
    • Monthly Partnership Updates
  • Assist in Game Operations and Special Occasions for all events that feature assigned marketing partnership elements to ensure objectives are met
  • Manage partnership engagement in departmental suite/hospitality area during select games
  • Identify new and effective solution-based concepts in conjunction with assigned marketing partners to maximum partnership return on investment
  • Work in conjunction with assigned Sales Representatives to identify and generate incremental revenue opportunities for current marketing partners
  • Assist assigned Sales Representatives in all facets of renewal efforts including strategy, research, creative, and development of content for renewal presentations
  • Assist with renewal presentation when appropriate 
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance

What We Need from our Activation Manager:

  • Must have basic understanding of MS Word, Powerpoint and Excel
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to problem solve
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Ability to multi-task and handle a variety of responsibilities
Education and Experience:
  •  College degree- BA/BS or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in Activation
Additional eligibility requirements:
  • This position is a security sensitive position that at times will handle team and personnel information. All proprietary information must be held confidential in accordance with team and league rules and regulations. 

What You Can Expect:

  • This role maintains traditional business hours with some game day responsibilities including some evenings, weekends and holidays as business needs arise
  • Work includes both indoor and outdoor work with exposure to environmental elements
  • Light work- Must be able to lift at least 30 pounds
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time, walk short/long distances, climb stairs, moving about to accomplish tasks
  • Ability to work and communicate in noisy environments
  • Capable of public communication, including public speaking, and communicating via telephone
  • Communicating with others to exchange information
  • Ability to make quick decisions and interpret data
  • Ability to read, write & speak in English

The physical demands are representative of those required for the employee to be successful in performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to assist individuals with disabilities.

Additional duties, expectations, demands, etc. may be added or changed to this document on an as-needed basis in order to meet organizational needs.

The Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury and  Footprint Center are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns is a professional basketball team that competes in the National Basketball Association.
Size:  501-1000 employees
Funding Level:  Private Equity
Year Founded:  1968
Dyal Capital Partners
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