Vacancy - Senior Partnership Sales Manager

The Senior Partnership Sales Manager, will be a key role in the acquisition of new business revenue, based in Sheffield. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and expanding company and the successful candidate will be rewarded with competitive remuneration and the potential for career progression. 

 

Reporting to the CEO, this position will play a major role in proactively developing a pipeline of long term, high value multifaceted corporate partnerships that maximise income, value and influence for the Club.

 

Through the understanding of the Sheffield Wednesday brand and club attributes, this individual will seek partners that will positively promote and expose the Club and help build its fan base across key markets. The individual will support increasing the awareness of our commercial proposition across key markets by extending our network of key stakeholders and influencers.

 

Principal Accountabilities:

 

Work closely with other members of the commercial team in compiling target lists and making initial approaches

 

Use knowledge of markets and brands to develop target lists including contact details in target sectors across key markets

 

Create bespoke presentation materials for each meeting which will include close liaison with various departments

 

Package club assets and content in line with the brands objectives to create bespoke proposals

 

Work closely with the CEO to negotiate terms for new business partnership contracts

 

Build a clear strategy to grow the business

 

Proactively developing a pipeline of long term, high value multifaceted corporate partnerships that maximise income, value and influence for the Club

 

Turning ideas into commercial projects which generate revenue

 

Lead negotiations and pitch processors to secure a range of new corporate partnerships

 

Forge relationships with other sports and sports marketing professionals across the global sports industry

 

Connect with fans through their passion for the club and the game, creating additional revenue streams  

 

Preparation of sales material and commercial concepts in collaboration with other departments; data intelligence, creative & account management

 

Data analytics - In preparation of commercial proposals & quotations data & research management of contract valuation for marketing campaigns

 

Sales Forecasting - Forecasting, and planning of sales targets for key markets

 

Digital Marketing Trends – On top of latest digital media developments, emerging technologies & trends and consumer behaviours to proactively direct current and future marketing plans

 

Drive positivity whilst having the ability to remain calm in an often-pressured environment

 

Candidate Requirements:

 

 Essential:

 

Must have experience in selling creative, high value, content driven digital advertisements and event sponsorships.Proven record of successfully negotiating contracts with senior management/board level

 

Desirable:

 

Background in football or sports sponsorshipBachelor/Master’s degree in Marketing or equivalent experience

 

Skills:

 

Confident presentation skills

 

Excellent sales and negotiating skills

 

Creative and entrepreneurial

 

IT literate - MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

 

Strong leadership skills

 

Exceptional communication skills

 

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Posted on Monday Sep 24