Position Title: Specialist, Partnerships
Application Deadline: August 13, 2021
Desired Start Date: September 7, 2021
Type of Position: Full-time
Employment Type: Permanent
Location: This role will begin in a remote capacity, but it is expected to transition to a hybrid of working in-office and remotely.
Founded in 2013, CIMORONI has earned its respected reputation by connecting prominent brands with high-profile talent and properties. In the years since, we have grown into an integrated marketing, partnership development and representation agency that achieves results by asking important questions, engineering strategic solutions, and executing effective programs. We work every day with a range of individuals, brands and organizations that energize us to perform inspired work.
We have led complex negotiations and provided strategic counsel for an impressive roster of brands, talent and properties including: • WNBA Star Kia Nurse • Bell Media’s Ben Mulroney • Olympians Brooke Voigt, Derek Livingston, Justyn Knight • Sportsnet’s Hazel Mae, Kevin Barker, Jeff Marek, Colby Armstrong • Paralympian Greg Westlake • ParticipACTION • Red Bull Canada • Mud Hero and more.
Who We Need
CIMORONI needs a Specialist, Partnerships who will report to the Senior Director, Partnerships, while working with all members of the partnerships team. Our ideal candidate will be relentlessly client-focused, an empathetic relationship manager and possess an entrepreneurial mindset.
Position Responsibilities and Duties
Partner & Client Servicing
Provide direct service to the portfolio of existing partners of CIMORONI Athlete, Talent and Rights Holder clients
Manage relationships with existing brand partners, ensuring all information is accurately communicated to clients and partnership deliverables are executed. These deliverables may include:
Production days, content creation, public and private event appearances, social media posting execution, and various other responsibilities within partnership servicing
Coordinate all inbound media, PR and interview requests for athletes and talent
Carry out administrative talent responsibilities such as social media support, booking travel, handling miscellaneous requests from clients
Develop and present client status update documents
Assist in accounting and billing administration for all partnership agreements
Maintain current knowledge of industry trends, and communicate findings across the organization to identify and research brands and sponsorship opportunities for CIMORONI clients
Support in the development of original, creative, and impactful sponsorship sales materials that clearly articulate value proposition
Support sales outreach and contact-sourcing on initiatives such as speaking engagements and in-kind partnerships, with potential to grow sales responsibilities
Provide ELT with weekly sales updates on hot leads, new prospects, conversation updates
Other (Reasonable) Duties
The kinds of things that inevitably come up in a small business
These duties may include updating spreadsheets, finding a way to get merchandise to a client on short notice, or any other wide variety of tasks
Attend and contribute to regular internal meetings
Administrative support in fulfilling client obligations
2+ years of experience in sponsorship, with an agency, brand, or property – or other relevant experience
Understanding of core marketing, sponsorship, and general business principles
Quick to ask questions, listen and then act
Effective communicator – written and verbal
Proficient in Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace
Service oriented people pleaser
Client-obsessed, with a relentless drive to add value to the client experience
Detail-oriented and highly organized
Ability to manage a varied workload and meet deadlines
Team-oriented attitude, but can thrive working independently
Not satisfied with ‘good enough’
Has never said the phrase ‘that’s not my job’
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by 5:00pm EST on August 13, 2021, to firstname.lastname@example.org noting the position title in the subject line. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
CIMORONI is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting an inclusive and diverse work environment. Any qualified candidate will receive consideration for employment.