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Canadian Olympic Committee

Application Deadline: January 25, 2013   

Position: Coordinator, Marketing Partnerships

Job Description:
Be a part of building and servicing a national brand. The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is a national, private, not-for-profit organization committed to high-performance sports excellence. We are the largest private supporter of high performance sport in Canada and we are responsible for all aspects of Canada’s involvement in the Olympic Movement, including participation in the Olympic and Pan American Games.

The COC is seeking a dynamic individual to join its Toronto office. Working with the Marketing Partnerships team, the Coordinator, Marketing Partnerships will be responsible for all aspects of supporting partner relations including program development support, approvals, client servicing support and administration. Working under the direction of the Program Manager, Marketing Partnerships, this individual will support our overall marketing strategy, working with all other internal departments, specifically Brand Marketing, Communications, Digital, Community Relations, Sport and the Canadian Olympic Foundation.

Core Responsibilities and Priorities:

Sponsor Servicing
• Work within the Marketing Partnerships team to establish a detailed plan that supports and enhances sponsor servicing
• Assist in the development, execution and administration of sponsor activations
• Support the approval process for Partner marks use and activation plans
• Supports the marketing partnerships team with brand and commercial rights monitoring, specifically in Canada during Games
• Liaise with the COC’s Sport group to ensure proper delivery of sponsor benefits and to build programs/activate against Games related programs

Brand Marketing
• Develop and strengthen the Canadian Olympic Team brand and sub-brands with Partners in the Canadian Marketplace
• Work closely with the COC’s Brand Marketing team to execute COC programs and events with Partner activations; specifically supporting communication on Partner sponsorship, recognition and internal event engagement

Communications
• Keep COC staff informed of all Partner Olympic-related activities
• Maintain sponsor contact reports as well as supporting growth of COC and Olympic marketing knowledge
• Work closely with the Digital/Communications teams to leverage Canadian Olympic Team online and social media opportunities for Partners
• Grow technical and professional knowledge of the Sports Marketing industry and the sponsors’, and prospective sponsors’, industries in particular
• Analyze and organize marketing research for the marketing team

Qualifications and Critical Skills:
• University degree or equivalent
• 3-4 years of proven marketing experience within sponsorship and/or sports marketing
• Passionate about sport from grassroots to high performance
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
• Best in class client service experience
• Strong verbal and written communications skills - bilingualism (French, English) is an asset
• Strong time management skills to meet deadlines and deploy resources in areas that have greatest positive impact on results
• Self-starter and ability to work effectively within a team concept
• Strong balance between vision and attention to detail
• Ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with various internal and external colleagues/stakeholders
• Digital/social media familiarity, experience with platforms an asset
• Strong computer software expertise required, including Power Point, Word, Excel, Outlook

Compensation:
Competitive salary based on experience, excellent benefits package.

Contact:
Please send all cover letters and resumes by January 25, 2013 to applications@olympic.ca citing the position title in the subject line. No telephone calls please. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Type of Position:
Full Time - Employee

View Attachment: Coordinator, Marketing Partnerships

Contact Information:
Canadian Olympic Committee
900 - 21 St. Clair Ave E
Toronto , ON, Canada
M4T 1L9
E-mail: applications@olympic.ca
http://www.olympic.ca

 

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