Strategic Partnership Manager
This is a unique opportunity for a Strategic Partnership Manager to join a forward thinking global sponsorship agency.
Working directly with a blue chip client, you will provide strategic support and partnership management for their expanding entertainment platform. In addition, this role will play a pivotal part of the EMEA Marketing Services team to help grow the business by working across various projects throughout the year
The ideal candidate will have sponsorship industry experience as well as experience developing sponsorship strategy and using data to help inform marketing decisions. In addition, strong account and project management skills are essential.
- Takes lead on proactive client communications, in particular status meetings, partner management, project management, and pro-active value-add advisory.
- Present an "always on" and "client first" positioning at all times.
- Manages interagency relationships; works with outside agencies and partners to ensure smooth delivery of all client programs.
- Assists with management of day-to-day contractual elements of the various relationships while also managing expectations of each party.
- Management and delivery of reporting of key client programmes with team; responsible for both current
- Assists with new business pitches as arise throughout the year, including contribution to international pitches / RFPs where best practice resides locally.
- Takes a proactive approach to lead generation and property sales - complying with our biweekly new business development commitments and rallying cry.
- 4+ years relevant experience with minimum 2 years of direct experience agency and/or client side
- Proven experience in account and project management (preferably in the sports or entertainment field)
- Sleeves rolled up attitude, with strong interpersonal skills that can quickly shift to presentation mode
- High-level proficiency with Microsoft Office applications; advanced skills in PowerPoint and Excel for deck development and budget management
If you are looking to take the next step in your career and are ready to join a global agency then apply today!