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Sales & Marketing: Sponsorship Services/Activation
Marketing Partnerships Manager - Minnesota Vikings (Minneapolis, MN)

The Minnesota Vikings are seeking a Manager of Marketing Partnerships.  This position will manage the execution and activation of significant partnerships below the Founding Partner level and assist in various special projects, while collaborating with all key stakeholders to advance the goals and priorities of the Minnesota Vikings organization and the Sales & Marketing department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Manage and execute contractual elements within a portfolio of corporate accounts both flawlessly and a timely manner with a high level of attention to detail, while creating and offering added value opportunities

  • Work with cross-functional marketing team to develop, maintain and execute partner programs within the integrated marketing calendar

  • Review and understand all aspects of partner contracts; distribute all relevant information to appropriate internal departments/counterparts to ensure implementation and fulfillment

  • Create new opportunities to integrate partners with Vikings Entertainment Network (VEN) initiatives

  • Coordinate logistical elements of gameday activities within assigned partner accounts by working closely with the Events, Game Operations and VEN

  • Contribute to the creation and implementation of new ideas/opportunities that drive revenue and upsell opportunities

  • Responsible for tracking and communicating partner related expenses and inventory throughout the year

  • Provide solutions and concepts proactively to meet partner’s objectives and grow their business

  • Manage partner activation budgets including planning, building and allocating funds

  • Provide consistent communication and status updates to partners and the Vikings’ internal team

  • Work with internal marketing team and strategic partners as needed for planning and execution of partner programs/events

  • Conduct ongoing best practices research with other teams and venues as it relates to partnership activation 

  • Assist Activation and Sales teams with sales research and presentation development for prospective partners

  • Provide support for department staff and initiatives as needed

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • 4-7 years of experience in sports sponsorship service/activation or related field
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience activating integrated digital and social media partnerships preferred
  • Sports industry and team level experience strongly preferred
  • Excellent organizational abilities to handle multiple tasks, establish priorities, and consistently meet deadlines
  • Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to utilize MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, InDesign and Adobe Illustrator
  • An effective communicator orally and written with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Extremely customer focused (with both external and internal clients)
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to be aggressive, polished and poised under pressure
  • Available to work extended hours including evenings, weekends, holidays and all home games

No phone calls please.

CONFIDENTIALITY REQUIREMENTS:  This position may require the individual to have access to confidential records and information.  To successfully perform this position, confidentiality of the information with which the individual has contact must be maintained.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to perform physical tasks such as lifting and moving boxes etc.
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Standard office for regular office hours, on-site events

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a minimum of 4 years experience working in sponsorship activation or a related field?


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Sales & Marketing: Broadcasting
Production Coordinator/Associate Producer - Minnesota Vikings (Eden Prairie, MN)

SUMMARY: The Minnesota Vikings are seeking a Production Coordinator / Associate Producer that will assist the Director, Broadcasting in development and execution of the content for the Vikings Entertainment Network.  This individual will coordinate all internal requests and team initiatives and work with VEN Producer/Editors to create valuable content across various platforms.  The ideal candidate will be prepared to deal with the fast-paced nature of the National Football League while becoming an effective team player within the Vikings Entertainment Network (VEN) and the Vikings Organization.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Serve as the day-to-day point person for team content fulfillment and distribution across all platforms for all internal requests.  These departments could include but are not limited to; Sales and Marketing, Corporate Partnerships including Activation and Special Projects, Community Relations, Football, and Women’s Initiatives.

  • Work with the Director, Broadcasting to determine the content value of each request and schedule appropriate resources to produce the content.

  • Develop and utilize a project management system to schedule, track and organize each request.

  • Coordinate shoots to gather content with VEN Producer/Editors and Production Assistants and possible freelance staff.

  • Serve as Associate Producer to schedule and work with VEN Producer/Editors and Production Assistants to produce the content relating to each request.

  • See each project to completion with appropriate follow up of approvals, platform distribution, and proof of completion.

  • Assist the Director, Broadcasting with scheduling for the VEN staff including; Production Assistants, studio usage, and other scheduled content opportunities such as, but not limited to, press conferences, player interviews and community events, etc. 

  • Provide assistance with television schedules of VEN content on our broadcast partners including outer market affiliates.

  • Serve as the Producer for applicable content when necessary relating to specific clients such as Buffalo Wild Wings and other future projects of non-traditional content.

  • Collaborate with all internal departments to ideate and execute enriching partner activations for reach request, and maintaining relationships with key staff members and content participants.

  • Ensure partner integration into assigned content as required.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 4 year college degree

  • Knowledge or prior experience working with professional sports or in a broadcast production environment is preferred.

  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail. The ability and desire to develop and maintain organizational systems to support the department.

  • Experience with editing, shooting, lighting, audio, scripting, writing, storytelling, logging, archiving, along with having a familiarity production software and hardware is a plus.

  • Experience and aptitude in producing valuable content.

  • The ability and desire to work long, flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays.

  • Must be a positive team player with strong communication, organizational, interpersonal, and multi-tasking skills.

  • Familiarity with Office computer software.

CONFIDENTIALITY REQUIREMENTS:  This position may require the individual to have access to confidential records and information.  To successfully perform this position, confidentiality of the information with which the individual has contact must be maintained.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The ability to stand or walk for long periods of time. 

  • The ability to sit at a desk for long periods of time. 

  • Game days will require the person to navigate the stadium, suites, etc.

  • Lifting up to 50 lbs. may be required for transportation of equipment


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Sales & Marketing: Premium/Suite Service
Premium Services Coordinator - Minnesota Vikings (Minneapolis, MN)

SUMMARY: The Premium Services Coordinator will support the Premium Seating Services and Operations team with initiatives geared toward Premium Seating client service, appreciation and retention.  This role will focus on building strong relationships with our premium clients by providing world class service.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Manages Premium accounts in Mystic Lake’s Club Purple regards to touch points, relationship building, gifting and event programs.

  • Work directly with service providers (SMG, Aramark, Ticketmaster, etc.) to maintain superior service levels to premium accounts.

  • Act as point-of-contact on game and event day for service and management for all premium accounts.

  • Fulfill all suite/premium account requests for non-Vikings event use including, communication of events, ticket fulfillment, special requests and event presence.

  • Create and execute moments that “delight and surprise” by using unique personalized client CRM information.

  • Assist in the planning and execution of exclusive Premium Seat Client appreciation events, including hosting opportunities, gifting and appreciation.

  • Lead the research and development of Premium Seat industry best practices.

  • Possess extensive suite menu knowledge for both food and beverage.

  • Manage timely communication of special events and suite member experiences

  • Record out all points of contact including but not limited to: emails, hand written notes, phone calls, meetings and event attendance. 

  • Work with Executive Leadership to create fresh and unique experiences for all of our guests both on game day and with outside events.

  • Promptly address service recovery opportunities.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.

  • 2-4 years in a luxury hospitality/upscale suites service environment in a guest service/customer facing role.

  • Experience with CRM software Archtics, Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to deal with a variety of projects and workload in a fast-paced environment.

  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule including all home games, evenings, weekends and holidays.

  • Excellent reading, writing and oral proficiency.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

CONFIDENTIALITY REQUIREMENTS:  This position may require the individual to have access to confidential records and information.  To successfully perform this position, confidentiality of the information with which the individual has contact must be maintained.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to perform physical tasks such as lifting and moving boxes etc.
  • The ability to stand or walk for long periods of time. 
  • The ability to sit at a desk for long periods of time. 
  • Game days will require the person to navigate the stadium, suites, etc.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Standard office for regular office hours, on-site events

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