General Manager – Friends of The Pack (University of Nevada)

FOR MORE INFORMATION: DAN ROSSETTI, ASCENSION SPORTS PARTNERS, dan@ascension-sports.net

POSITION OVERVIEW

 Does the opportunity to help be an essential part of developing the future of a young, exciting, and leading-edge company in the tech/athlete endorsement space excite you?

If you’re interested in combining your passion for sports with a successful track record in sponsorship sales, we want to speak with you!

Responsibilities

  • Outbound Sales – Become the face of the organization in your region to work directly with companies and supporters who wish to engage with these Student-Athletes. Raise incremental new revenue for the student-athletes from identified donors, businesses, and individuals.

  • Marketing – Assist in running the social and digital media strategies which enhance athlete recruitment efforts for all sports programs.

  • Student-Athlete Recruitment On-boarding – Identify and sign up Student-Athletes at the University of Nevada to the platform so that they may opt into NIL deals.

  •  Student-Athlete Engagements – Plan, organize, attend and manage all successful engagements and events with Student-Athletes.

  • Student-Athlete Customer and Administration Service – Offer 24/7 service while managing expectations with the Student-Athletes, key community supporters, brands, businesses, and the University/College compliance office. Manage NIL questions and requests from university stakeholders (e.g., athletes, coaches, staff, etc.) and external stakeholders (e.g., boosters, third-party individuals, local businesses, etc.).

  • Student-Athlete Administration – Helps prepare and communicate the proper documentation for Student-Athletes and the University of Nevada compliance office.

  •  Corporate Administration – Provide regular reports to the executive team at Blueprint Sports.

Qualifications, Skills, and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited college or university.

  •  At least two (2) years of experience in account management, sports sponsorships, college athletics, and/or professional sports business experience.

  • Demonstrated understanding of Name, Image, and Likeness as it relates to the collegiate athletics space.

  • Proven track record of developing and maintaining strong and lasting relationships with relevant internal and external stakeholders.

  • Strong communication, organization, and presentation skills.

  • Conscientious attention to detail, proactive and self-motivated.

  •  Must demonstrate a high level of integrity and honesty.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and deliver high-level results.

  • Ability to travel and work nights/weekends as needed.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google Suite(s

More About the Company

Founded in Las Vegas in 2020 and backed by Andre Agassi, eight-time Grand Slam tennis champion, Blueprint Sports (BPS) powers the industry’s leading name, image, and likeness (NIL) collectives for alumni, supporters, and businesses, connecting them with student-athletes at their favorite university. BPS’ national portfolio of collectives support student-athletes in communities across the country, including:  Friends of Spike, around Gonzaga University, Friends of Wilbur & Wilma, around the University of Arizona, Friends of Basevols, around the University of Tennessee, Friends of UNILV, around the University of Nevada Las Vegas, Friends of the Pack, around the University of Nevada-Reno, Friends of Rocky, around The University of Toledo and more. The Blueprint Sports management team possesses over 50 years of college and professional sports experience, spanning the Pac-12 Conference, IMG, Learfield, and Nevada Athletics Commission, among others. For more information visit blueprintsports.com and follow @PoweredByBPS on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram 

FOR MORE INFORMATION: DAN ROSSETTI, ASCENSION SPORTS PARTNERS, dan@ascension-sports.net