CIMORONI is hiring!




Organization: CIMORONI

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.


About Us

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

Partnership Development

  • 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

Desired Skills

  • 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’

Contact

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by 5:00pm EST on August 13, 2021, to russ@cimoroni.com 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.