Company DescriptionAt Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Partnership (MLSE), we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that is representative of our community and where all employees feel they belong and can reach their full potential. We are Canada’s preeminent leader in delivering top quality sport and entertainment experiences and one of North America’s leading providers of exceptional fan experiences. We are the parent company of the National Hockey League’s Toronto Maple Leafs, the National Basketball Association’s Toronto Raptors, Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC, the Canadian Football League’s Toronto Argonauts and development teams with the Toronto Marlies (American Hockey League), Raptors 905 (NBA G League), Toronto FC II (MLS NEXT Pro League) and Raptors Uprising Gaming Club, the Toronto Raptors Esports franchise in the NBA 2K League. MLSE owns and/or operates all the venues our teams play and train in, including Scotiabank Arena, BMO Field, Coca-Cola Coliseum, Ford Performance Centre, BMO Training Ground, and OVO Athletic Centre. We also provide fans in Toronto with incredible live music and entertainment events, as well as exceptional culinary experiences through our restaurants (e11even and RS) and clubs (Hot Stove Club, ScotiaClub and Platinum Club). Through MLSE Foundation, we have invested more than $45 million into Ontario communities since 2009 and with MLSE LaunchPad, we provide a place where youth facing barriers use sport to recognize and reach their potential. We achieve all of this through our Common Purpose – to unite and empower our employees to create extraordinary moments for our fans and each other. Come be a part of the team.Job DescriptionMLSE is looking for a client-centric, strategic marketer with a passion for esports and gaming culture to join our Esports team. Reporting to the Manager, Esports Business Operations, this role will focus on the strategic building and execution of esports marketing partnerships for some of the world’s leading and emerging brands. Our group is known for producing award-winning programs that set the standard of creativity and strategic delivery. With an integrated marketing approach, the ideal candidate will be an energetic and organized individual driven to deliver breakthrough and compelling multi-platform marketing solutions that are rooted in esports and gaming that deliver for our fans and our partners. If you are truly interested in creating impact through marketing in esports and gaming – we want to hear from you.Lead and support a portfolio of integrated partnerships with supervision; build strong and trusted business relationships with appropriate-level clients through regular and proactive contact – continually seeking to elevate the partnership.Develop a deep and thorough understanding of the partner’s business and competitive environment to continually deliver against business objectives for both the partner and MLSE.Contribute to the development and execution of creative, integrated marketing solutions that deliver against partner objectives and drive affinity for our teams in the marketplace.Collaborate with a cross-functional team at MLSE throughout all stages of partnership development – planning, ideation, and production – to ensure that work is aligned with the partner’s direction.Contribute to detailed post-mortems on programs and year-end reports.Demonstrate resilience and adapt to evolving plans and strategies; where conflicting issues on partnerships arise, you have the ability to find solutions along with the internal team and know when to escalate to the Manager or Director for resolution.QualificationsNote: Before reviewing the qualifications listed below, we want you to know that we understand you may not meet all the qualifications described and have other relevant expertise and experience. We invite you to please share this with us in the “Message to the Hiring Manager” section of our online applicationPost-secondary degree, preferably in a business-related discipline.2+ years of related and meaningful experience in marketing, strategy, and/or partnership marketing.Strong written and verbal communication skills, comfortable with public speaking.Proven experience in leading sophisticated projects with the ability to work in an environment with fluid structure and operations.Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) is essential.Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) is an asset.Ability to build and maintain professional relationships both internally and externally.Ability to multi-task and manage evolving priorities. Perform well under pressure and willing to take initiative.A positive, winning approach, incorporating integrity, confidentially, and discretion.Experience managing budgets.Available to work evenings and weekends as required / when applicable.Additional InformationApply by: December 11th 2023We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. At MLSE, we are committed to building an equitable, diverse and inclusive organization. We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. MLSE will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process. If you have difficulty using our online application system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email [email protected]. Please note this email is only for accommodation requests. Resumes sent to this email address will not be considered.