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Corporate Development Account Representative

Nature Of Work /Job Description: Under general guidance from the Director of Corporate Development, the NYS Olympic Regional Development Authority is looking for a responsible person to carry out daily activities of the corporate development office which include:  the sales, solicitation and servicing of local and regional sponsorships for activities, events, venue signage and program advertising sales;  working closely with the Corporate Development Program Coordinator with the responsibility of assisting in the planning,  logistics and implementation of corporate programs;  overseeing various local trade agreements, administering the  day to day business of the corporate development department and processing of accounts payable and receivable.  Additional duties and special projects may be assigned by the Director of Corporate Development. 


Minimum Qualifications/Job Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or 4 years of working experience in sports marketing, business, sales, and/or event administration.  Candidate must be energetic, self-motivated, and well organized; proficient in setting, executing and achieving marketing and sales strategies and servicing goals; delivering on sponsor/constituent expectations; and leading/executing all aspects of event marketing. Must demonstrate an ability to communicate accurately and effectively, both in writing and orally, presenting a high standard of professionalism.  Must possess the ability to work effectively with top management, both internally and externally and work well with a diverse group of individuals and companies from corporate to associations. Knowledge of the Olympic movement, winter sports, and the Lake Placid sports venues is desired.  Candidate must have excellent computer skills and be literate in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint and Publisher.   Job will require additional night and weekend hours.
Salary: Management/Confidential Grade 15 – Department Representative, in the ORDA Management/Confidential program, with an annual salary of $35,303.00.  An excellent benefits package is offered that includes: health, dental and life insurance; New York State Retirement System  - Tier 6 and optional participation in the New York State Deferred Compensation Plan; vacation, sick leave, five (5) personal days annually, and twelve (12)  paid holidays annually.

Interested candidates may send a cover letter and resume no later than Monday, June 15, 2015 to:

Jeff Potter
Director of Corporate Development
NYS Olympic Regional Development Authority
2634 Main Street, Olympic Center
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Fax: 518-523-8768 or Email:






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