Account Manager

MISSION

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

VALUES

1. Stay grounded
2. Think critically
3. Encourage creativity
4. Persevere through the noise
5. Operate like an owner
6. Be Helpful

The Premier Lacrosse League is seeking an Account Executive to help manage all current PLL marketing and media partnerships. The candidate will be required to work across the PLL portfolio of sponsors on a daily basis to create and execute impactful sports marketing initiatives. This Account Executive will have the opportunity to work on the ground floor of the most innovative sports league in the industry and manage meaningful and groundbreaking multi-year sponsorships. Role to be located in Los Angeles, CA HQ or New York, NY office Competitive base salary, bonus eligible, and health benefits  

KEY OBJECTIVES

  • Work within the partnerships team to help manage all existing sponsorships including: o Lacrosse Endemic Partnerships o National Partnerships o Local Partnerships o Media Partnerships
  • Manage national partnerships across the PLL’s suite of sponsorship assets
  • Co-develop partnership renewal and upsell packages around PLL partnership offerings
  • Assist on-site during PLL Weekends to track and fulfill partnership/activation deliverables
  • Coordinate with Lacrosse Operations to ensure equipment fulfillment with endemic partners
  • Contribute to uniform and team identity strategy for each PLL season
  • Develop strong working relationships with all PLL partners

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 1-3 years of experience working in client management o Agency, sports property or brand experience is preferred o Sports industry experience is a plus
  • Deep understanding of the sports sponsorship landscape
  • Strategic thinker that can manage both short term and long term projects simultaneously
  • Comfortable interacting with external parties/partners on a day-to-day basis
  • Strong organization skills to track partnership asset fulfillment
  • Willing and excited to travel to all PLL weekends

CONTACT INFORMATION

Qualified candidates should send resume to will@premierlacrosseleague.com

ABOUT THE PLL

 

The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) brought the sport of lacrosse to a national stage for the first time through a tour-based model, complete with the best players the game has to offer. 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 comprised of The Raine Group, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), The Chernin Group, and Blum Capital. The league was announced in October 2018, with an exclusive media-rights deal with NBC Sports Group. The PLL’s second season will begin in May 2020, with seven teams, embarking on a 14-week season that concludes with a playoff and PLL championship game. The PLL season will be distributed through an exclusive media- rights agreement with NBC Sports Group. For more information, visit PremierLacrosseLeague.com, and follow on social media:

Instagram: @PLL

Twitter: @PremierLacrosse

Facebook: @PremierLacrosseLeague

Youtube: YouTube.com/PLL