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Digital Domain

Los Angeles, California - United States
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Sponsorship Manager

Description

Purpose of the job:

The Sponsorship Manager drives consolidated and effective integrated sponsorship strategy that engages all relevant stakeholders and builds on and protects the strong reputation of Digital Domain as a creative force in virtual reality, visual effects, and media applications.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Lead innovative and comprehensive Sponsorship strategy across virtual reality projects including ongoing negotiation and management of relative relationships
  • Develop Sponsorship strategy and activation plans, ensuring optimum delivery of benefits for our global iconic brand
  • Lead the building of a central intelligence hub for Sponsorship within Digital Domain, and continue to break new ground with outstanding, commercially astute and proven partnerships that are aligned with all business units with the Digital Domain group of companies
  • Oversee and manage the development of fully integrated sponsorship campaigns that leverage partnerships at a regional and local level
  • Work collaboratively with the local operations and other key stakeholders to develop executions that help build a strong emotional connection with our customers
  • Establish and maintain strong and effective relationships with our existing and new partners.
  • Sell Event Sponsorships across both individual and a portfolio of events
  • Create and manage a pipeline of prospects to grow the sponsorship client base and ensure target attainment
  • Support sales teams in sourcing and developing sales leads to prospect
  • Work with Sales Teams to prepare sales proposals for sponsorship investments
  • Identify and propose custom marketing solutions to CEOs and VPs
  • Implement efficient key account management strategies to maximize client relationship value
  • Actively work with sales teams across London, New York and Los Angeles
  • Support sales teams in finding sponsors for ongoing project pipelines
  • Develop and manage a central project sponsorship pipeline

Qualifications:

Education and/or Experience Required:

  • Degree in Marketing or Communications / marketing-related discipline
  • Minimum of 4 – 6 years’ experience in sponsorship management, equity building, and campaign development; Experience in virtual reality is a plus

Skills, Abilities, Special Licenses or Certificate:

  • Strong and effective relationship management ability
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • Strong Connections within the Sponsorship Industry
  • Strong focus on analytics and ROI
  • Planning and contract management experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Creativity and willingness to work on one’s own initiative in an ever-changing environment
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet challenging deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Can-do attitude, and upbeat, positive, and dynamic personality
  • Moderate travel required

Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands: 

  • Office working environment.
  • Hours for this position are based on normal working hours but will require extra hours pending production needs.
  • Walking/bending/sitting.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work.  This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it.  Digital Domain Holdings US management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.