Vacancy - Sponsorship Manager (Spanish Speaking)

Purpose of Job

Reporting to the Head of Sponsorship the Sponsorship Manager will take full responsibility for the portfolio of high profile sponsorships. The purpose is to continually develop, plan and implement the sponsorship strategy, seeking to effectively utilise budgets and create integrated campaigns that appeal to existing and prospective players. As a Sponsorship manager it will be your responsibility to ensure every opportunity to promote the brand is maximised. You will lead a team of Sponsorship Account Managers, ensuring they progress their skill set in delivering effect sponsorship campaigns within the portfolio. The Sponsorship Manager will work in partnership with the Head of Sponsorship to evolve the existing sponsorship portfolio, assess new opportunities and develop strategies across specific territories.

 

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

Develop long-term strategic relationships with sponsors and partners, as well as with internal stakeholders

Understand the challenges and objectives to ensure that sponsorship is relevant and integrated with overall business strategy.

Manages their team to complete the day to day operational requirements of campaign management from development to execution to post implementation review

Make recommendations on new commercial opportunities as well as exit plans, where appropriate

Assist the negotiation of partnership and sponsorship deals

Proactively develops the skill sets of the team members to take full ownership of each sponsorship

Manage agencies and suppliers to ensure project objectives and sponsorship strategy is achieved

Work with wider Brand, Marketing & Analytics team to identify new ways to integrate and use sponsorships as a catalyst for marketing

Ensure the team’s activity is delivered within budget and continuously looks for efficiencies

Communicates current sponsorship activities internally at a mid and senior level

Ensures that sponsorships are evaluated and comply with strategy / targets

 

Essential Criteria:

Previous relevant experience both within brand marketing as well as identified sponsorship field (gaming and/or sport)

Excellent understanding of brand

Strong experience and competency in all marketing disciplines (ATL, BTL, Digital, Experiential, Media)

Excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills

'can-do' attitude

Excellent relationship building skills

Demonstrate strategic ability and commercial thinking

Manages a team effectively

Analytic competency to review all sponsorships

Spanish Speaking

Desirable:

Sport sponsorship or brand management experience 

Interest in Sport

 

Person Specification:

Experience in delivering & devising multi-platform branding & engagement strategies

Excellent organisational skills

Excellent analytic skills

Strong proposal and presentation skills

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Confident presenting to all stakeholders

Ability to build relationships with key stakeholders internally and externally

Devising & pitching creative content for consumer campaigns and events

Outstanding attention to detail

Ability to delegate effectively

Enjoys the challenge of undertaking large-scale, high profile projects.

                                                                                             

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities. The job holder may be required to complete any other reasonable duties in order to achieve business objectives.

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Posted on Friday May 11