Partnerships & Events Activation Leader - Sponsorships
Posted on: August 4, 2022
Position at Group1001
Group1001 is a consumer-centric, technology-driven family of
insurance companies on a mission to deliver outstanding value and
operational performance by combining financial strength and
stability with deep insurance expertise and a can-do culture.
Group1001's culture emphasizes the importance of collaboration,
communication, core business focus, risk management, and striving
for outcomes. This goal extends to how we hire and onboard our most
valuable assets - our employees.
Job Summary:The Partnerships & Events Activation Leader position is
a fast-paced and exciting opportunity responsible for the planning,
execution, and delivery of a large number of high-profile company
sponsorship events and activations. This includes all Group 1001
racing and Gainbridge Fieldhouse events, along with all other
partnership, employee engagement, and Corporate Social
Responsibility activities that support communities throughout the
country. This position requires someone with strong project
management expertise and must be capable of working in a highly
fluid environment. As a savvy brand, events, and activation leader,
this position delivers an exceptional client experience for the
company's important partnerships. This position will lead and
develop the events and partnerships team members. This is a
hands-on position that works closely with C-suite leaders,
including the President of the company. This position requires
demonstrated and proven skills in project management, client-facing
expertise, and staff development management. The ideal candidate
for this role exhibits great confidence and influences various
leaders, along with external partners in order to activate events
properly. While this role leads the events team, this position is
directly involved in the delivery and execution of all necessary
tasks required at events. Main Accountabilities:
- Project leader for all
company-sponsored events and provides an exceptional client
experience. Leads all project management aspects and works
collaboratively with many external and internal partners, including
communications, sales, and marketing. Executes all company events
through collaboration on communications strategies, including
social media content. Direct communication with the President of
the company and provides insight and influence relating to the
execution of sponsorship event details. Delivers an exceptional
guest experience for all clients at sponsorship events. Creates all
necessary and required content materials for company events.
On-site activation events expert in client-facing scenarios.
Represents the company in a manner that is professional and
positively promotes the brand.
- Leads and executes all logistical needs of sponsorship event
deliverables. Works directly with suppliers, facilities, hotels,
catering vendors, credentials, equipment, and all other resources
- Responsible for a project management tool for tracking all
partnership initiatives in collaboration with marketing and
- Provides guidance and direction to the events & partnership
team members on the delivery of all events and is directly involved
in planning and executing all activities relating to these
- Oversees the workflow and work assignments of the sponsorship
team to ensure effective collaboration among stakeholders.
- 10+ years of events/sponsorship management planning and/or
project management experience required.
Bachelor's degree in marketing,
advertising, or a related field is preferred. Requires demonstrated
and proven ability to effectively manage large high-profile events
independently on assigned accounts.
- Strong detail-oriented and communication skills, including
proven ability to interact professionally with a wide range of
C-suite executives, corporate partners, and guests.
- Ability to think strategically and be solution-oriented.
- Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.
Demonstrated ability to maintain
- Ability to build strong relationships while using tact and
professionalism in all internal and external interactions.
Highly organized with the ability to
meet multiple concurrent deadlines in a fast-paced
environmentFrequent travel within the U.S. and opportunity for
occasional international travel.This position often requires
attention outside of 'normal business hours,' while also respecting
a work and life balance for yourself and your teammates.
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