Reporting directly to the Senior Associate Athletic Director of Corporate Relations, the Athletics Corporate Relations Account Associate helps drive the growth of the LMU Athletics brand through new business development, NIL opportunities, strategic partnerships, as well as managing client services. Research and interact with local, regional and national companies/brands to drive partnership sales for LMU. • Develop impactful, professional sponsorship presentation materials highlighting Athletic assets. • Grow and maintain new/current strategic partnerships to align with Departmental sales goals. • Administer execution of new partnership agreements. • Review partnership agreements with the Athletics Business staff to ensure that financial support is current and if not, develop corrective strategies. • Implement contractual fulfillment obligations such to assure client satisfaction at game-day events on weekends and evenings. • Support and assist Athletic Department staff across Marketing, Special Events, and Administrative functions and Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) partnerships. • Stay current with industry trends to maximize potential rule changes within the NCAA, creating a model corporate sponsorship program run internally. • Exhibit behavior that supports the mission, vision, and values of the university. Communicate and employ interpersonal actions that model high standards of professional, responsible, accountable, and ethical conduct. Demonstrate a commitment to outstanding customer service. Conduct all aspects of program in accordance with the rules and policies established by the university, LMU Athletics, all Sports Conference Affiliations, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association. • Complete all rules compliance information as required. Participate in an annual evaluation of adherence to rules compliance (LMU, Athletic Department, Sports Conference Affiliations, NCAA) with immediate supervisor. Participate in an evaluation of adherence to rules compliance (LMU, Athletic Department, Sport Conference Affiliations, NCAA) with immediate supervisor on an annual basis. • Represent LMU within campus/alumni community and at professional organizations or associations, serve on committees as required. • Perform other duties as assigned or requested
Typically a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business, or a related field or equivalent experience. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes. • Minimum two years sports or sponsorship, sales and rights negotiation experience in progressively responsible positions in college or professional sports. • Thorough understanding of the sports sponsorship landscape including traditional, non-traditional, and digital marketing assets as well as changes and advancements in the industry, • Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral) evidenced by background in preparing comprehensive reports and executive summaries incorporating complex highly technical information. • Demonstrated computer competency and experience with current prospecting research methods. • Demonstrated ability to create and innovate using the latest technology platforms. • Strong knowledge of digital marketing including but not limited to social media, content marketing, banner ads, mobile, retargeting and websites, including performance analytics.
Loyola Marymount University
Loyola Marymount University shares in a rich intellectual heritage fostered by the Jesuit and Marymount educational traditions and founded on social justice and ethical values. Governed by an independent Board of Trustees, LMU cherishes its Catholic identity while at the same time welcoming people from diverse social, religious, and cultural backgrounds. LMU is in Los Angeles, yet near the Pacific Ocean, offering a dynamic cultural environment.
LMU is also home of the Lions, offering 20 varsity sports, 19 of which compete at the Division I level within the NCAA. The athletic history at LMU spans more than 90 years, bringing a new level of success each year. Recently, the Lions have sent 30 teams to the NCAA tournament while winning over 25 conference championships since 2000. In the same time, over 50 student-athletes have earned All-America honors. In 2005-2006, the Lions won the West Coast Conference Commissioner’s Cup as the best all-around athletics program. Over 100 years ago the Lions began Building Champions. The work continues in 2023.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary. For more details regardin...g this position please visit our website. Interested candidates may apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to http://jobs.lmu.edu (reference # 0180508).
LMU, an equal opportunity employer, values diversity and is committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment as defined by federal, state and local law. Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding candidates who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is actively working to promote an intercultural learning community.
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