ACCOUNT MANAGER, MARKETING – WILLIAMSPORT, PA BASED

  Little League International
  Williamsport, PA
  Marketing/Events/Promotions
  Posted/Updated: 02/28/24

Job Summary

 

We are in a league of our own! The Marketing Partnerships team of Little League is growing! Now hiring a full-time Account Manager, Marketing!

 

Global impact. The biggest brands. The closest community. Little League International, the leader in youth sports, is growing its partnerships division to support exciting opportunities and development. The Marketing team leads the development and implementation of partnerships with Major League Baseball, ESPN, T-Mobile, DICK’S Sporting Goods, adidas, and more. 

 

The Marketing and Communications team enjoys traveling to execute events, presenting exciting ideas to partners, and interacting with consumers on behalf of the Little League brand to positively impact youth and communities around the world. We are behind the scenes at the Little League World Series, broadcast exclusively on ESPN platforms creating unprecedented experiences for players, coaches, and countless fans at one of the most iconic venues in all of sports. 

 

Enjoy the feeling of making an impact with marketing activation? From the T-Mobile Call Up Grant to the Gatorade Hydration Pack program to the Lance Crackers Coach of the Year, the Marketing Partnerships Team builds exciting programs that not only support brand initiatives, but deeply impact Little League communities, children, and families. 

 

Candidates will bring their love of partnership development, enjoy implementing and executing on marketing plans, are capable of creating ideas that impact families and fans, have an eye for detail and organization, and a passion for sports participation. Little League International is a global non-profit organization that supports volunteers and families and believes in the power of youth baseball and softball to teach life lessons that build stronger individuals and communities.

 

If you thrive in an environment where values like teamwork, fun, community, inclusion, and integrity take the field every day, apply to join our team. Collaboration, creativity, and enthusiasm for the work is important. Participation in sports and as a member of sports team are strongly considered. 

 

ACCOUNT MANAGER, MARKETING – WILLIAMSPORT, PA BASED

 

Little League International in Williamsport, PA is looking to hire a full-time Account Manager to join our Marketing and Sponsorship team. Individuals who would like to work for an established nonprofit organization that plays a positive role in the lives of millions of youths around the world and who enjoys facing an evolving set of business and technological challenges are encouraged to apply.

 

This full-time exempt position is Williamsport-based position, Hybrid Eligible (1 to 2 days per week) after training. The ideal candidate must be willing to relocate to North Central, PA and relocation assistance is available. While most work is done during normal business hours, occasional peaks in workload during the summer, and special events may require working in the evenings and on weekends. Occasional (<25%) travel is required by both land and air to provide on-site event management, attend partnership meetings, and other travel as required.

 

 

This position earns a competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience. A drug screen and background checks are required. We also offer excellent benefits including a flexible work arrangement program, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, a 401(k) plan with employer match, and 20 paid holidays per calendar year in a positive work culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply today!

 

ABOUT LITTLE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL

 

Located in South Williamsport, PA, we are the administrative and operational headquarters for Little League Baseball and Softball, the leading nonprofit youth sports organization with 75+ years of history supporting youth baseball and softball.  Little League® is played in approximately 6,500 communities across more than 80 countries around the world. We believe in the power of youth baseball and softball to teach life lessons that build stronger individuals and communities.

 

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN ACCOUNT MANAGER AT LITTLE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL

 

As an Account Manager, you will develop, implement, manage, and maintain all aspects of relationships, including project management, event planning, marketing, communications, and strategic planning. The Account Manager serves as a member of the Marketing Department, providing excellent customer service to all Little League partners, leading the development of relationships and strategies to drive measurable partnership outcomes while also maintaining a solid understanding of the Little League Baseball and Softball program, initiatives, history, and goals.

 

QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN ACCOUNT MANAGER

 

·        Education requirements include a minimum of bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, sport management or related field.

·        Specific industry knowledge and experience including a minimum of 6 years in the sports marketing, sponsorship, event marketing or promotions where it was demonstrated experience developing relationships with key decision makers.

·        Previous experience managing sponsorships and demonstrated project management experience.

·        Previous event management experience.

·        An understanding of marketing, communications, sponsorship and partnership principles and concepts to coordinate integrated marketing campaigns including, but not limited to promotions, digital and social media, advertising, public relations, events, and associated activities.

·        Requires strong attention to detail and organization skills.

·        Requires positive work attitude and professionalism while working in a fast-paced work environment.

·        Physical requirement of the ability to lift boxes up to 30 pounds.

·        Travel is required to meet with partners and to perform event management duties on-site and, as well as any other travel requested by supervisor.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Experience developing and delivering powerful and persuasive presentations and documents that organize and track partnerships and marketing campaigns using MS PowerPoint, Word, Google Docs, etc.

• Proficient in Microsoft Excel.

• Proven ability to maintain and grow business relationships.

• Relevant work experience.

• Familiarity with Adobe Suite of products preferred.

 

DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE STARTS HERE- ALL ARE WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED TO APPLY! We are dedicated in providing a diverse, accepting, and supportive work environment that holds all employees to the highest standards of conduct, integrity, inclusiveness, respect, and engagement. We strive to transform our organization into a place where employees work, thrive, and grow while supporting our collective and individual successes.

 

Little League International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome underrepresented minorities to apply!

If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Jason Bayona at [email protected].



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