Senior Partnership Manager x 2 (Film/Gaming) – Award-winning Creative Boutique

London (South), London (Greater)
To £45k + bonus / great benefits
10 Jul 2021
10 Aug 2021
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Senior Partnership Manager x 2 – Award-winning Creative Boutique – to £45k + bonus

Multi-award-winning creative agency seeks two Senior Partnerships Managers with at least five years’ experience of entertainment-led brand partnerships as well as a strong client-servicing background.

The Agency

A fast-paced, passionate bunch, this agency thrives on bringing to life award-winning creative, strategic and multi-faceted international campaigns.

The agency has an enviable ethos: to create a culture and environment where everyone can succeed professionally and personally and where everyone’s work / life balance is truly valued and respected.

People absolutely love working there.... they are proud to say that many of their stars have been part of the agency family for 8 - 10 years!

The Clients

Role 1 - For the past 9 years, the agency has been working as the go-to partnerships and promotions agency for this instantly recognizable international film company.

The company is responsible for the marketing and Box Office success of all theatrical releases in the UK. Key titles for 2021 / 22 include some of the biggest sequels in film history.

The agency work across the studios’ biggest cinema releases, developing ground-breaking, multiplatform brand partnerships, designed to drive Box Office sales.

Role 2 – In this role you will be working with the biggest gaming retailer in the country in addition to a hugely popular TV animation company who produce some of the world’s most iconic films.  

The Senior Partnership Managers required

The agency is looking for two outstanding SPMs, with a proven track record, to help them continue to deliver innovative campaigns.

So, if you’re a partnerships expert with experience identifying, negotiating and delivering significant blue-chip brand partnerships and are eager to work for a company where you can learn from passionate people with tons of industry experience, these are the roles for you!

Being a film fan or having an interest in gaming can’t hurt either!

The Projects

The agency is tasked with seeking out and negotiating ground-breaking promotional campaigns that are designed to drive interest and awareness (and sometimes revenue) around their blockbuster cinematic movie releases.

On each release, they work with the client team to define the partnership strategy and

approach for the UK, identifying target brands that meet their requirements (more often than not these sit in the non-traditional space). The agency’s remit spans pitching, negotiation and deal finalisation through to facilitating activation of the campaigns.

For the TV animation company and gaming retailer it’s similar - you’ll be responsible for identifying potential brand partners, aligning with the film company and gaming retailer’s strategies, securing pitch meetings, negotiation and ultimately closing the deals.

The roles and responsibilities

The Senior Partnerships Managers will support the Partnerships Director in the smooth running of the accounts, with frequent contact with the clients both in the UK and the International team who are based in LA.

You will also be required to support in managing campaigns through to completion, including routing artwork for approval with the teams in both the UK and LA.


• Competent at the fundamental skills of client servicing

• Ability to manage pipeline / timings and meet deadlines when under pressure

• Act as liaison between partner brand and client in both the UK and US, reviewing artwork and offering creative recommendations

• Networking aptitude, comfortable building relationships

• At ease presenting, virtually and in person (including to C-Suite executives)

• Clear written and oral communication skills and faultless attention to detail

• Passionate, proactive, and confident, with a sunny/collaborative disposition

• Idea generation – ability to identify thematic alignment between film briefs and potential brand

partners, liaising with the Creative Director to develop ideas and mock-ups to aid pitching

The good bits!

This agency truly believes in a sensible work / life balance. People stay there for a long time as the agency really knows how to look after its own.

Alongside a competitive salary of up to £45k + bonus, benefits include Perkbox, free cinema tickets, duvet days, great Summer and Christmas parties and pub nights.

Senior Partnership Managers with solid experience of entertainment-led brand partnerships please get in touch for what are already two of the roles of the year.

To be considered for this role, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Whilst every effort is made to contact everyone who applies, we are unable to give individual feedback to those who are unsuccessful.

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