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Marketing & Public Relations Specialist- ANC (COMPLETED)

ANCANC new logo Sports Enterprises, LLC is the leading turnkey service provider offering integrated signage, design, and marketing solutions for sports, retail and transportation facilities. ANC’s service platform offers the design and integration of Light Emitting Diode (LED) and LCD Displays, rotational and fixed visual signage; the award winning vSOFT™ display control system; signage operation and maintenance; advertising sales and marketing consultation; graphic design; and printing production.

The Company’s highly experienced management team has developed strong relationships with many of the premier names in professional and collegiate sports. Since inception, ANC has demonstrated a proven ability to enhance the sports fans’ in-game experience while maximizing sponsorship opportunities for its partners.

Headquartered in Purchase, New York, ANC was founded in 1997 by Jerry Cifarelli, the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, and Alan Cohen, a leading senior executive for many years in the sports and entertainment industries. In 2012, Jerry joined with Bill Daugherty, former Executive Vice President of the NBA and founder of Interactive Search Holdings, and Paul Salem, Managing Partner at Providence Equity, to buy ANC. In 2015, a majority interest in ANC was purchased by Learfield Sports. This recent investment by Learfield positions ANC for accelerated growth, particularly within the sports marketplace.

ANC has installed more than $450 million worth of video display technology worldwide since 2000, including record-breaking projects such as the design and installation of the largest arena center-hung in the world at the Cleveland Cavaliers Quicken Loans Arena, video screens featuring the highest pixel densities in MLB at Dodger Stadium, and the highest outdoor resolution displays in the world at Safeco Field.

In 2014, ANC expanded its business into new vertical markets, most recently designing, integrating and operating than 50 LED displays and LCD video wall locations at the $1.2 billion Fulton Center in New York City.

Complementing the Company’s revolutionary technology systems, ANC’s marketing division drives revenue for sports properties while building brand awareness for its corporate partners through a national network of sports inventory. These sponsor and team relationships create opportunities for ANC to introduce new technologies and locations throughout a venue. Over its 16-year history, ANC has taken a leadership position introducing new technologies, including 360 degree arena LED ribbon systems, digital signage courtside in the NBA, and placed the first LED playing surface perimeter signage in North American professional football.

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The Dallas Wings are a professional basketball team based in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, playing in the Western Conference in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). Relocated from Tulsa following the 2015 season, the team will play its home games in College Park Center, a state-of-the-art basketball facility on the campus of UT-Arlington. The team is owned by Full Court Partners LLC.

SUMMARY
The primary responsibility of this position is to lead all Marketing related functions in the creation of comprehensive digital, social, promotional and branding campaigns designed to engage fans and drive sales across ticketing, premium, and sponsorship. This position will report to the President and serve as an integral member of the senior management team.

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The PGA TOUR presently has an opportunity for a Sales Manager in the NY area focused on selling new business for The Presidents Cup and The Barclays in our Jersey City, NJ tournament office at Liberty National Golf Club. Candidates should have a proven track record and a book of business that can be converted.

 RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Successfully drive revenue
  • Sell portfolio of corporate sales products including: hospitality, pro-ams, and sponsorships/publications
  • Prospect, generate leads, develop relationships, understand customer needs, present solutions, negotiate, and close new business and renewal clients
  • Identify new revenue opportunities by fully activating the marketplace, targeting new business lines, and creating additional sellable inventory
  • Leverage existing individual network, tournament host committee, club members, title/event/club vendors, community service groups, current clients, TOUR official partners, and other lead generators
  • Develop a robust pipeline with probability of closing to ensure volume necessary to attain individual and tournament revenue goals
  • Manage daily and weekly sales activity including outbound calls, face-to-face appointments, proposals sent, and attending networking functions
  • Utilize CRM tools to track, measure, and analyze sales activity
  • Employ sales protocol that encompasses multi-year, multi-event, and early renewal strategies
  • Educate clients throughout the year on how to fully leverage their participation to maximize ROI/ROO
  • Work collaboratively with client services, operations, finance and ticketing department to ensure fulfillment
  • Conduct surveys, executive focus groups, and partner forums to enhance the experience of our client

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