Collegiate Sports, Jr. Collegiate Sports, High School Sports, Intramural/Amateur/Recreational Sports, Special Sporting Events, Venues/Facilities, Arenas, Stadiums, Convention Centers, Parks
2 Year Degree
The Palm Beach County Sports Commission is a private, not-for-profit organization contracted by Palm Beach County to promote and market the County as a sports destination. The Commission recruits sporting events and activities through business development programs that enhance economic impact, stimulate bed tax revenues, and maximize utilization of facilities in Palm Beach County.
The Marketing and Development Coordinator works with the Sports Development/Marketing and the Communications/Digital Marketing departments to promote Palm Beach County as a sports destination and attract a variety of state, regional, national, and international sporting events to Palm Beach County. The position takes an active role in the development of relationships with community and corporate partners and implementing marketing strategies as directed by the Palm Beach County’s sports marketing and business development plan. The person manages sports marketing/development initiatives, public and community relations.
Job Responsibilities and Duties
Develop and execute sports marketing initiatives
Develop and execute marketing strategies to enhance the Sports Commission’s brand within the sports event marketplace
Oversee the integration of digital media and content marketing strategies
Manage monthly newsletter content
Maintain and manage company website content and deploy e-marketing campaigns
Create press releases and media alerts, etc.
Update and organize media database
Distribute and track press releases, media alerts, etc.
Develop and prepare bid presentations and proposals for event hosting opportunities
Develop event layouts and enhance bid presentations
Maintain and update the Sports Commission’s database of event rights holders and sports organizations that own event properties.
Promote Sports Commission produced and supported events as directed
Assist in executing marketing plans for events as needed
Coordinate execution of sponsorship benefits as reflected in grant contracts or partnership agreements
Research and develop corporate/community partnerships and relationships
Identify in-kind partnerships to support sports events in Palm Beach County
Build sponsorship packages to obtain support for sports events
Grants for Non-Contract Projects
Research new grant opportunities
Track grants through application process
Track existing grants through execution and implementation
Adhere to the policies and procedures as laid out in the employee manuals
Complete other assigned duties as requested by Director of Sports Development/Marketing and Director of Communications/Digital Marketing
Excellent communication and writing skills
Proficient in critical thinking and creativity
Ability to multi-task
Organizational skills that will enable the managing of multiple projects
Knowledge of traditional and digital marketing tools
Proficient in Creative Suites, Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, and Power Point
Proficient in Digital/Social media
Website management or development
Event, communications, marketing and/or public relations experience desirable
Business or Marketing degree preferred with a minimum 3 years of experience
The Palm Beach County Sports Commission is a private, not-for-profit organization contracted by Palm Beach County to promote and market the County as a sports and sports tourism destination. The Commission brings sporting events and activities to the County, enhances economic impact, stimulates bed tax revenues (with a focus on the off-season), and maximizes utilization of County facilities.
...Each year, the events we support are responsible for thousands of sports visitors to Palm Beach County - sleeping in our hotels, utilizing our facilities, enjoying our attractions and eating in our restaurants.