PLL_Banner_BES_3

Associate, Partnership Development

Mission

To trailblaze a future of professional sports that is player-led and fan-focused.

Core Values

Stay Grounded

Think Critically

Encourage Creativity

Persevere through the noise

Operate like an owner

Be Helpful

About:
The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) powered by Ticketmaster is a men’s professional lacrosse league in North America, composed of 8 teams rostered by the best players in the world. Co-founded by lacrosse superstar, philanthropist, and investor Paul Rabil and his brother, serial entrepreneur and investor, Mike Rabil, the Premier Lacrosse League is backed by an investment group composed of Joe Tsai Sports, Brett Jefferson Holdings, The Raine Group, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Chernin Group, Blum Capital, The Kraft Group, Arctos Sports Partners, and other top investors in sports and media. The PLL is distributed through an exclusive media rights agreement with ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN+. The PLL was recognized by Front Office Sports’ 2021 Best Employers in Sports. For more information, visit www.premierlacrosseleague.com and follow on social media: Instagram (@PLL), Twitter (@PremierLacrosse), Facebook (@PremierLacrosseLeague), YouTube (YouTube.com/PLL) and TikTok (@pll).
 
Company Values:
  1. Stay grounded
  2. Think critically
  3. Encourage creativity
  4. Persevere through the noise
  5. Operate like an owner
  6. Be helpful
Position Overview:
The Premier Lacrosse League is looking for a Partnership Development Associate. In this role, you will report to the VP, Partnerships and Media Sales, and you will work closely with our league Partnership Development team to expand our network of marketing and partnership contacts and increase the number of strategic partnership meetings our team is hosting. This position is located in New York, but open to remote for the right candidate.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with the Partnership Development team to learn priority industry categories.
  • Within priority categories, employ a variety of prospecting tactics to identify prospective partners.
  • Conduct daily outreach activities via social media, email, phone, cold calling, and other methods.
  • Initiate, schedule, and facilitate customer engagements that may occur via zoom meetings, conference calls, in-person meetings, at PLL events, and other activities.
  • Prepare to communicate ways that the PLL can help achieve their marketing goals during introductory calls.
  • Invite prospects to participate in follow-up meetings that will include additional members of the Partnership and/or executive teams.
  • Update entries and track customer engagement history in current and prospective partner databases in CRM tool (SponsorCX), as well as additional tools including databases and spreadsheets as necessary.
  • Provide daily and weekly progress updates and reports.
  • From time to time, attend PLL games and ensure that prospective and existing customers have a first-class experience.
Qualifications:
  • Excellent phone, written, and listening communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Commitment to building a career in sports marketing, partnerships, and/or sales
  • High performance work ethic, ready to embrace and tackle significant goals
  • Ability to communicate passion for brand partnership opportunities associated with the Premier Lacrosse League
  • BA or BS Degree
  • At least one year of professional experience
  • Ability to travel occasionally, as needed
We require Covid-19 vaccination. We will consider reasonable accommodations only for valid and documented medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Premier Lacrosse League is an equal opportunity employer. Premier Lacrosse League is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. The Company is dedicated to the fulfillment of this policy in regard to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, transfer, training, promotion, rates of pay, and other compensation, termination, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

ABOUT THE PLL

The Premier Lacrosse League (2020 SBJ Sports Breakthrough of the Year) is a North American outdoor professional lacrosse league featuring the world’s 200 best players. Co-founded by lacrosse superstar Paul Rabil and his brother, serial entrepreneur, and investor, Mike Rabil, the Premier Lacrosse League is backed by an investment group composed of Joe Tsai Sports, Brett Jefferson Holdings, The Raine Group, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), and other leading sports and media executives, entrepreneurs, and investors. The PLL season is distributed through an exclusive media-rights agreement with NBC Sports Group. The league has partnered with blue chips brands through its first two years of play, such as Ticketmaster, Gatorade, and Progressive. For more information, visit www.premierlacrosseleague.com and follow on social media:

Instagram: @PLL

Twitter: @PremierLacrosse

Facebook: @PremierLacrosseLeague

Youtube: YouTube.com/PLL