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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Corporate Sponsorship Sales
Business Development Executive - Los Angeles Sparks (Los Angeles, CA)

The Los Angeles Sparks seek a Business Development Executive to generate new business revenue with local, regional and national companies. This position will work closely with the Sparks’ President and directly report to the Director of Corporate Partnership. 

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Research, prospect and establish leads for corporate relationships followed by an introductory needs analysis/discovery meeting utilizing a consultative sales approach.
  • Build and cultivate an on-going pipeline of corporate contacts and potential sponsors.
  • Create customized, engaging pitch decks and proposals.
  • Achieve annual individual sales goals and assist department in achieving annual revenue targets.
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Corporate Partnership.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 or more years of sales experience.
  • Self-motivated team player with a proven ability to work with aggressive individual and team sales goals.
  • Superior knowledge regarding the practices and principles related to the sale and implementation of corporate partnership.
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with corporate clients and co-workers.
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Solutions oriented, problem solving mentality a must.
  • Must be creative, detail oriented, possess a strong work ethic, be willing to learn and have a burning desire to succeed.
  • Possess superior negotiation skills coupled with a net profit bottom line mentality.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, holidays and extended hours as needed
  • Consistent, punctual and regular attendance
  • Possess high degree of discretion and professionalism

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

1. Do you have 3 or more years of sales experience? If so, please describe.

2. Do you have experience selling sponsorships? Provide details of two deals you closed and their amounts.

3. What is your desired salary?

4. Do you currently reside in the Greater Los Angeles area?

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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
COMMUNITY RELATIONS INTERNSHIP - Los Angeles Sparks (Los Angeles, Ca)

LOS ANGELES SPARKS COMMUNITY RELATIONS INTERNSHIP

This position will serve as support and administrator for the development and execution of day-to-day and long-term community relations initiatives. This internship will provide valuable experience planning and executing major fundraisers and events, working with our non-profit charitable foundation, developing and maintaining community partnerships, fulfilling community donation requests and coordinating player appearances and fan experiences.

Title: Community Relations Intern

Based At: 5120 W. Goldleaf Circle, Suite 130
Los Angeles, CA 90056

Reporting To:  Community Relations Liaison
Hours: 15-20 hour per week
January 2015 – May 2015 (Possible extension)

Salary: This is a non-paid internship; college credit offered where applicable

Job Purpose:
• 50%: To assist with the design and execution of the Sparks community initiatives throughout the off-season
• 50%: To assist with community donation requests, player appearances, scheduling and planning of community events

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist in the planning, promotion and execution of all community relations programs and events
• Assist with processing donation and appearance requests 
• Assist in the coordination and maintenance of the LA Sparks Foundation
• Maintain various databases and spreadsheets
• Maintain inventory for all memorabilia and promotional items
• Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong creative-thinking skills
• Passion to work in the sports industry and with non-profits
• Ability to successfully multi-task and maintain organization 
• Ability to work efficiently under pressure
• Ability to work well with others

Special Requirements:
Will need to have reliable transportation; some use of personal vehicle
Includes some night and weekend hours for events
  

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