Senior Specialist, Partnerships


Position Purpose: 

Sr. Specialist, Partnerships works to develop, manage, and execute partnership strategies that increase consumer engagement and drive consideration for the Sleep Number brand.   

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Athlete Talent Management –
    • Research, recommend and manage a portfolio of athletes that align to Sleep Number’s partnership objective of creating authentic adoption and amplification of Sleep Number products
    • Directly oversee the execution of our athlete agreements including – production schedules, media relations, social media posts, event appearances and product fulfillment
  • Partnership Management -
    • Coordinate strategy, plans and measurement of partner produced digital content and consumer initiatives across our portfolio of sports partners
    • Maximize execution of partner contractual obligations and assets
  • Process Management –
    • Create and optimize processes and tools that drive efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainability between Sleep Number and our partners
  • Business Acumen –
    • Create and maintain metrics related to the effectiveness, influences budget spend and resource utilization of department, tracking and internal approval systems with legal, creative and product fulfilment.

Position Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5-7 years of business experience, including brand marketing
  • Ability to coordinate complex projects with multi-million-dollar budgets

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Must have strong diplomatic and interpersonal skills to foster and maintain relationships with key stakeholders across the department and organization. 
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, ever-changing, results-oriented environment where priorities are constantly shifting.
  • Must demonstrate courage and integrity.
  • Excellent negotiation and contract management skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and business acumen. 
  • Strong customer-service orientation and interpersonal skills.
  • Passion for sports and deep knowledge of NFL
  • Fosters teamwork and collaboration to contribute to a positive workplace.
  • Able to handle highly sensitive information and situations effectively.
  • Able to organize and prioritize work, meet deadlines, solve problems, be flexible, and work independently.
  • Able to identify and follow a set timeline for approvals and distribution of content.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office suite and social media channels.

Working Conditions (if applicable):

  • Standard office environment
  • Travel required
Job ID R10432

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