Marketing & Sponsorship Manager

Wrenegade Sports is seeking a marketing professional that also has a strong interest in entrepreneurial business, sponsorship sales, and a passion for fitness and healthy living. The ideal candidate will be versatile, with both marketing and sales skills and a strong desire to learn and be involved in many aspects of the business. 

The Marketing & Sponsorship Manager position at Wrenegade Sports offers great opportunity for development, increased responsibility and growth within the company as we continue to expand. 

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Burlington, VT 

Job Description:                                                  

Marketing & Sponsorship Manager will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Building and leading the execution of marketing campaigns to support specific marketing objectives across difference channels and segments including:   
    • Digital marketing including Google Ads
    • Social media marketing including Facebook Ads Manager
    • Print marketing
    • Event marketing
  • Developing business cases for marketing programs and making recommendations on marketing tactics
  • Proposing and managing marketing research projects to generate consumer insights in support of improved marketing strategy and communications
  • Evaluating and reporting the effectiveness of marketing programs
  • Managing the Wrenegade Sports marketing budget
  • Public relations including website content creation
  • Wrenegade Sports lifestyle brand outreach including inbound marketing  
  • Search engine optimization
  • Sponsorship sales and fulfillment
  • Managing marketing and social media assistants
  • Partnering with external creative contractors and vendors 

In addition, the Marketing & Sponsorship Manager will also work as part of the event production team and will be required to be at all 2019 Wrenegade Sports events. Event production responsibilities may include:

  • Venue build and tear down
  • Course build and tear down
  • Venue staffing
  • Aid station staffing

Job Qualifications:

Ideal candidate possesses the following qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience in marketing with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or Business or similar
  • Experience building and running complex marketing campaigns and reporting on the results
  • Strong digital marketing skills
  • Competence as a creative writer with an eye for effective e-mails and landing pages
  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively
  • Strong project management skills
  • Budget-management skills and proficiency
  • Familiarity with the latest trends, technologies and methodologies in graphic design, web design, production, etc.
  • Strong, professional communication skills
  • Ability to perform tasks in a timely fashion and stay on a strict schedule
  • Friendly disposition with sense of humor, ability to put people at ease, and ability to improvise
  • Ability to quickly react to changes in plans
  • Passion for fitness and healthy lifestyle
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong work ethic and ability and desire to work extended hours
  • High energy 
  • Proactive and solutions-oriented
  • Ability to work in a team and take on a leadership role
  • Willingness and ability to travel and work outdoors
  • Must be at least 21 years of age with a valid driver’s license without restrictions
  • Passion for fitness and healthy lifestyle
  • Prior experience in the athletic event organization industry preferred

Company Description:                                        

Wrenegade Sports is a rapidly growing start-up company that organizes innovative athletic events. We are currently focused on building our Farm to Fork Fondo series of bicycling events. Our company has a strong mission to whip up the perfect combinations of health, social good, community and fun into unique and awesome events.

Wrenegade Sports offers a rare opportunity to work full-time in the athletic event organization industry. We constantly interact with everyday athletes, community leaders, farmers, municipalities and international brand sponsors. Our participants are enthusiastic and achieving personal challenges. We inspire healthy lifestyles, promote farm fresh foods, preserve open space, and enrich communities, sharing it all in our innovative and inclusive events.

APPLICATION

Please send resume, cover letter, and references to info@wrenegadesports.com