Oak View Group (OVG) is the world’s leading arena development, management, and hospitality company founded in 2015 by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff to disrupt business as usual. As the largest developer of sports and entertainment facilities in the world, OVG prioritizes the way we do business focusing on making long-term investments in our people and our planet. We focus on building a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive workplace. Each day our team members around the world and throughout our local communities work together to provide the greatest experience for our fans and partners.
We celebrate and support a strong, transparent, authentic, and inclusive culture focused around four core values:
The Manager of Partnerships is responsible for driving new sponsorship business, activating sponsor agreements, and maintaining client relationships to achieve department revenue goals for OVG at Mullett Arena, Sun Devil Athletics, Footprint Center, and other OVG portfolio properties.
The Manager of Partnerships is responsible for generating revenue through the sale of integrated sponsorship, premium seating, and hospitality packages throughout OVG Global Partnership properties. We are looking for hard-working, creative individuals who have a passion for the entertainment industry. Suitable candidates for the role are commercially aggressive professionals who have a proven track record in the sponsorship space of delivering high value deals to regional and national brands with creative activation strategies. Strong candidates will have experience selling sport and entertainment sponsorships or advertising in Phoenix and possess the capability to work collaboratively with multiple business stakeholders.
This position reports locally to the Senior Director of Partnerships.
This role will pay a salary of $75,000 to $85,000.
For FT roles: Benefits: Health, Dental and Vision insurance, 401(k) savings plan, 401(k) matching, and paid time off (vacation days, sick days, and 11 holidays).
This job closes on 1/3/2024
About the Venue
Oak View Group is the largest developer of sports and live entertainment venues in the world. With 300+ venues across the globe and 30,000 employees, our mission is to be a positive disruption to business as usual in the sports, live entertainment, and hospitality industries. We disrupt, develop, and deliver the best venues and experiences in the world, shaping our future and leaving it better than it was.
OVG360 is the full-service venue management company within Oak View Group specializing in sports, live entertainment, and hospitality. Our portfolio of 350+ client-partners spans arenas, stadiums, convention centers, performing arts centers, cultural institutions, and state fairs around the globe. Service-oriented and driven by social responsibility, OVG360 helps facilities drive value through excellence and innovation in food services, venue operations, booking and content development, sustainable operations, public health and safety, parking, premium and corporate sales, marketing and more. The depth of our resources, industry experience and relationships are unmatched throughout the industry.
OAK VIEW GROUP GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS
We connect world-class sports and entertainment properties with world-class brands to create mutually beneficial outcomes. We are global leaders in sponsorship sales, brand consulting, partnerships management, activation, creativity, analytics, and client service. Our team is made up of 125+ proven sales leaders across 5 divisions with backgrounds in brand, agency, facility, and team sales. We manifest accelerated career growth within our team providing growth opportunities across divisions and properties.
PROPERTY & REGION INFORMATION
Oak View Group is deeply involved in the Greater Phoenix area. OVG360 manages Mullett Arena, Findlay Toyota Center (Prescott Valley), Footprint Center (OVG Hospitality), Salt River Fields at Talking Stick (OVG Hospitality), and Hohokam Park (OVG Hospitality). Additionally, Footprint Center is a member of OVG’s Arena Alliance.
At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.
Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.