Corporate Partnerships Coordinator
The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) is a non-profit organization with a mission to promote a healthy lifestyle through sports, especially running. The B.A.A. is committed to a world where all people can access and benefit from running and an active lifestyle. The B.A.A. advances its mission and vision by organizing mass-participatory running events such as the Boston Marathon, creating or supporting community fitness events, and sponsoring a running club that serves the greater Boston area.
OVERVIEW OF ROLE
The Corporate Partnerships Coordinator will play an important role in supporting the Corporate Partnerships team and the B.A.A.’s wide variety of corporate partners. Overall responsibilities will include research and data analysis to assist in acquisition of new sponsors, as well as coordination of sponsor activation planning and post-event recap development. This role will include heavy collaboration, both externally and internally, with other B.A.A. Departments, such as Marketing, Communications and Operations, particularly to support the execution and delivery of partner entitlements and programming.
- Utilize and analyze data from Salesforce, surveys, valuation reports and industry reports to assist the Corporate Partnership Manager and Director of Corporate Partnerships in the process of sponsor acquisition.
- Assist with the development of sponsor acquisition materials including infographics, presentation materials and other media.
- Support planning of sponsor activation elements and timelines for internal and external reference through regular meetings with the Corporate Partnership Manager and existing sponsors.
- Liaise with the Operations and Communications teams, along with other internal and external partners, to plan activation elements.
- Support on-site event execution as the point of contact for sponsors including setup and breakdown management.
- Capture proof of performance for Sponsors/Contributors/Licensees.
- Assist in production of post-event reports by collecting and organizing proof of performance and developing post event graphics.
- Other duties as assigned.
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
There are innumerable ways to learn, grow and excel professionally. We know people gain skills through a variety of professional, personal, educational, and volunteer experiences. We respect this when we review applications and take a broad look at the experience of each applicant. We want to get to know you and the unique strengths you will bring to the work. This said, we are most likely to be interested in your candidacy if you can demonstrate the majority of the qualifications and experiences listed below.
- 1-2 years of relevant experience or coursework.
- Energetic & flexible individual who is highly organized and can adapt to changing priorities effectively, proficient multi-tasker.
- Strong communicator, with attention to detail and a passion for collaborating with a diverse group of organizations and individuals.
- A willingness to learn and a desire to make a positive contribution to the community through running.
- Excellent relationship building skills; works as a team player and possesses the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, consultants, and partners.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, including PowerPoint, Word & Excel. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, is a plus.
- Experience organizing and analyzing data, knowledge of Salesforce is a plus.
WORK EXPECTATIONS AT B.A.A.
We are a hands-on team and seek employees who are passionate about our work and service to our community and sport. The Corporate Partnership Coordinator role is a 40 hours/week, exempt position. The role will require working some weekends and evenings. There will be longer work hours surrounding event production and the Boston Marathon. Limited local travel required.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
The salary range is competitive and commensurate with lived and professional experience. The B.A.A. will promote your professional growth and development by providing access to:
- Competitive health and dental insurance plans.
- Life insurance, short term,and long-term disability plans funded 100% by the B.A.A.
- 401(k) matching dollar-for-dollar up to 4% after one year of service, elective deferrals may begin upon hire.
- An annual allotment of professional development funding (up to $2,000 per calendar year).
- Paid vacation based on years of service.
- 11 paid holidays, 9 scheduled and 2 floating.
To apply to this position, please prepare a resume and cover letter to the attention of the B.A.A. Human Resources team and submit your materials to Opportunities@baa.org.
The B.A.A. is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.