• Sponsorship Marketing Specialist

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/2/2018 11:59 AM)
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  • Overview

    FILA North America is currently looking for an experienced Sponsorship Marketing Specialist to work at its Sparks, MD location. This cross-functional position will play a critical role supporting the brand’s tennis strategic marketing partnerships and preferred to have a retail buying and a strong operations background.


    • Assist with BNP Paribas Open, Miami Open, Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, Western & Southern Open (and other future sponsored events) retail activation logistics which includes buying, retail staffing, liaise with Customer Care, Purchasing, Logistics & Distribution Center to ensure delivery of all uniform, replica, retail products for retail stores.
    • Available to work on-site at BNP Paribas Open, select days at Miami Open, Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, Western & Southern Open, and TBD other sponsored events such as Rogers Cup & Coupe Rogers.
    • Create and maintain sales reporting analysis for all sponsored event retail operations and licensed product programs.
    • Manage and promote Preferred Player Program in USA and Canada.
    • Oversee Tennis Canada Purchase Program for Official Team uniforms for all High Performance teams.
    • Assist with product development of a licensed product collection for various sponsored tournaments and Tennis Canada to create a co-branded collection of apparel, footwear, and accessories.
    • Provide support with sponsored tennis pro-player and social influencer allocation.
    • Manage Wash U tennis team uniform program and summer tennis camp outfitting.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s degree in related field from an accredited university
    • 1-3 yrs marketing, tennis and/or event experience
    • Retail buying background is preferred
    • Basic knowledge of Photoshop & Illustrator
    • Must possess excellent problem solving skills and resource efficiency
    • Must possess strong communication skills (written & verbal), both formal and informal
    • Must be able to work within a team as well as independently
    • Have an understanding of the sport of tennis
    • Strong excel experience
    • Detailed orientated


    Working Conditions:

    • Travel up to 30% throughout the year to US and Canada


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