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Manager, Entertainment Partnership Marketing

UFC

Las Vegas, NV 06-15-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Who We Are:

UFC® is the world's premier mixed martial arts organization (MMA), with more than 700 million fans and 243 million social media followers. The organization produces more than 40 live events annually in some of the most prestigious arenas around the world while broadcasting to over 900 million TV households across more than 170 countries. UFC's athlete roster features the world's best MMA athletes representing more than 80 countries. The organization's digital offerings include UFC FIGHT PASS®, one of the world's leading streaming services for combat sports. UFC is part of TKO Group Holdings (NYSE: TKO) and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information, visit UFC.com and follow UFC at Facebook.com/UFC and @UFC on X, Snapchat, Instagram, and TikTok: @UFC.

Endeavor is a global sports and entertainment company, home to many of the world's most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events, and experiences. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation through entertainment agency WME; sports operations and advisory, event management, media production and distribution, and brand licensing through IMG; live event experiences and hospitality through On Location; full-service marketing through global cultural marketing agency 160over90; and sports data and technology through IMG ARENA and OpenBet. Endeavor is also the majority owner of TKO Group Holdings (NYSE: TKO), a premium sports and entertainment company comprising UFC and WWE.

The Role and What You'll Do:

This position is responsible for:
• Building and fostering impactful relationships to execute multiple partnership campaigns simultaneously, with focus on partnerships of Entertainment clients.
• Managing the day-to-day communications with partners and agencies to oversee and drive campaign delivery in full.
• Day-to-day partner maintenance and long-term strategic account growth, while providing a unified voice to partners from UFC with respect to partnership marketing and fulfillment.
• Streamlines all fulfillment activities to onboard each new campaign, manage approvals, ensure contractual delivery, and provide recap materials with expediency and professionalism.
• Takes initiative to keep projects moving forward and develop client-oriented solutions.
• Works collaboratively across internal departments and stakeholders for partner approvals and alignment of programs and initiatives.
• Manages full service of each partnership – booking and tracking inventory, managing specs and deadlines, collating all deliverables, tracking fulfillment, providing metrics/insights/learnings, regular calls, emails, and touchpoints for internal and external communications – all while providing exceptional client service.
• Optimizes for incremental and renewal opportunities, by articulating UFC's value proposition and by leveraging knowledge of clients to recommend revenue opportunities.
• Analyzes research findings and identifies activation concepts that align with the brand, support partners' marketing objectives, and drive business results.
• Uses in-house platforms and programs (Account Plans, databases, creative deck software, etc.) to manage partner information, deliverables, and presentations.
• Analyzes and optimizes workflows/best practices ongoing to enhance both individual and team performance.
• High capacity to adapt and scale with industry trends and overall business growth.
• Maintains up-to-date knowledge of industry trends, activation best practices and new media marketing efforts.
• Travels to select UFC events and partner projects as needed.
• Develops self to improve performance in current role and to prepare for future roles; seeks and provides feedback and coaching to enhance performance.
• Other projects and duties as assigned.

You Have These:
• Bachelor's degree in a relevant program.
• At least 3-years career track focused on partnership marketing and service.
• Expertise in one or more of the following areas preferred: elevated client servicing, sport sponsorship, digital media, project management, and/or entertainment (theatrical/streaming/gaming).
• Ability to work on multiple initiatives simultaneously and meet deadlines as directed with meticulous attention to detail.
• Ability to bring creativity to commercial discussions, maximizing assets, and inventing feasible solutions on a case-by-case basis.
• Strong organizational and reporting skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills: Seeks and provides feedback and coaching, goal-oriented outlook, adaptable.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to travel as required by client and prospect needs.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook and ability to learn other basic computer programs.

How we work:

Endeavor is at the center of sports, media, entertainment, and fashion and is a largely relationship-based business. To foster an environment of collaboration, develop our future talent, and build on relationships across leadership, peers, and teams, we work from the office 5 days per week. We see immeasurable value internally and throughout the core of the businesses we support.

Don't meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world's diverse voices.  

Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4781q-3-236-83-154-42 in your application.

Company Profile
UFC

Endeavor is a global entertainment, sports and content company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency William Morris Endeavor (WME); sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation; marketing and licensing; content development, distribution and sales; event management; and a number of direct-to-consumer offerings.