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Sponsorship Manager – Football – Mat Leave (12 months)

Central London

£40k-50k

A 12 month mat leave cover with a National Leading Football Organisation and Their Partners.

The purpose:

To lead, and develop existing partner relationships for the business, including proactively driving partnership agreements through a strong understanding of individual partners’ markets and business objectives, maximising the value of association with this organisation and its member clubs.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage, organize and administer the delivery of three of the companies highest profile partnerships
  • Support the Marketing and Club Relationship departments in fully integrating partnership campaigns and activity for the new season
  • Manage all contractual rights and work with partners to deliver activation goals
  • Be the main point of contact and lead on delivering all contracted commercial rights
  • Develop key relationships across the partners’ business
  • To undertake any other duties as required by the line manager

What you will need to succeed:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working within a commercial / client facing environment required.
  • Practical account management / activation experience.
  • Excellent understanding and experience of management of sponsorship contracts.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including proven experience of influencing decision makers at a senior level.
  • Strong commercial acumen with the ability to think strategically and understand operational detail.
  • A thorough understanding of brand dynamics and consumer trends

If you think this role is of interest and would like to find out more please send through your CV to jack@f1recruitment.com and we can look to arrange a confidential conversation. Equally if this is not the right opportunity for you, please share with your network and tell them to get in touch.