Partnerships Manager

About the company

Kindred Group knows what it takes to be a major player in the sports and entertainment industry. As one of the world's largest providers of sports betting and online gaming, Kindred is expanding in the US market via the Unibet brand.

Our Company's diverse workforce of over 1,500 includes over 50 different nationalities based all over the world. When you join our team, there is a guaranteed sense of belonging, inclusiveness, and team spirit. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to join an established company growing in the US and Canada, and in the early days of online sports betting across the nation.

Job purpose/summary

Kindred is seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented individual to join the team in the role of Manager, Partnerships in the New York office. This individual will support the Partnership team in developing and growing Unibet's partnership roster and managing activation and assets for the brand's largest partners.

The right candidate will have planning and organizational experience with a positive attitude and willingness to hustle to get the job done right and on time. The ideal candidate will have experience working in sponsorship management and experiential marketing, ideally with NFL, NBA and NHL properties.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Develop and execute impactful and memorable partnership activation promotions and programs that help establish Unibet as a trusted brand in local markets
  • Serve as additional day to day contact for partners and establish strong business relationships
  • Work closely with creative teams on developing thoughtfully branded content
  • Own activation budget tracking and optimization
  • Own partner hospitality initiatives and collaborate with internal stakeholders on delivering valuable experiences to VIP customers
  • Serve as main contact for vendors and event staff leading up to and on activation days
  • Help manage and track sponsorship recap reports, including key metrics that relate to program measurement and ROI; Be able to clearly identify and share data-driven insights
  • Closely monitor the local sports / sports betting / gaming market and identify challenges and opportunities

How you will be measured?

  • Personal Performance
  • Impressions, Registrations and New Depositing Players
  • Innovative and cohesive activation solutions
  • On-time delivery and launch
  • Activation budget optimization
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

What have you done?

  • 5 years of experience in marketing, sponsorship management and/or experiential marketing, agency experience a plus
  • Experience building and activating sponsorship programs from idea to execution
  • Detail-oriented self-starter with a strong work ethic who can handle multiple projects with competing deadlines
  • Analytical and meticulous when it comes to metric reporting and tracking
  • Strong desire to develop best in class partnership activation programs
  • Highly collaborative and a team player
  • Strong interest in sports, sports betting and/or gaming
  • Ability to travel (approximately 25%) and work on weekends, as needed

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Manhattan, New York
Unibet (Interactive), 55 Broad Street, 13th Floor, Manhattan, New York, USA, NY 10004
  • Office:
    Manhattan, New York
  • Type of Employment:
    Full Time Permanent
  • Reference Number:
Medical Insurance
20 days PTO
Life Insurance
Commuter Benefits
Life Cover and Income Protection
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