Partnership Marketing Specialist [JRP-01192]

At Academy, our vision is to provide FUN FOR ALL through strong assortments, value and experience. Come work at a place where we take pride in creating a workplace environment that values hard work, commitment, and growth! We are currently seeking to hire a Partnership Marketing Specialist.


Drive integration of partnership marketing assets across the media mix

Develop, manage and execute promotional programs, sweepstakes and cross-functional opportunities

Lead the execution across our marketing partnerships by creating value-adding engagements that continue to elevate the brand, drive traffic and build customer relationships

Lead the project coordination for all aspects of marketing and promotions for new store openings

Work with advertising, graphic designers, public relations and website designers to help facilitate promotion of grand opening events

Partner with store operations for execution of new store events and programs

Manage the execution of licensed marketing plans and Hot Market opportunities by leveraging and maximizing partnership assets across marketing channels

Partner with agencies and partnerships to meet asset delivery timelines, an ensure flawless execution of programs

Mange new store budget development and planning

Provide partnership recaps and proof-of performance and metrics of success

Develop a thorough understanding of Academy policies, procedures and safety rules

Duties may change; team member may be required to perform other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business or relevant field of study is preferred

5+ years of partnership marketing experience

Sports, outdoors and lifestyle partnership experience preferred

Event activation experience with brands or agencies

Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, with the ability to create thorough documentation and interface effectively with individuals at various levels

Ability to remain organized, pay strict attention to detail, and meet critical deadlines within a high volume, fast-paced environment

Excellent time management skills, with the ability to support multiple projects simultaneously

Capable of working effectively with minimal supervision

Strong presentation skills, with the ability to independently and effectively lead and administer meetings

Demonstrated ability to take initiative and operate with a sense of urgency

Proficient use of Microsoft Office programs, including Word and Excel

Acceptable level of hearing and vision to perform job duties

Ability to lift up to thirty pounds unaided

Adhere to company work hours, policies, procedures and rules governing professional staff behavior

Regular attendance

Able to travel up to 50% (as needed)

Ability to work flexible hours such as evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary


Qualified candidates may apply online by clicking here and searching by the job title.