Regional Partnerships Manager

Reporting to the Regional Head of Partnerships, the successful candidate will be responsible for growing and maximising the regions sponsorship and commercial partners’ sales, through excellent delivery and activation across the region.  This role will lead on recruiting new and retaining current sponsors and partners, whilst managing and developing the regions Partnership Business Development Executive.


Key responsibilities within this role will be:

to lead the search and recruitment of new sponsors/partners and the retention of current ones via a focused, results-driven sales plan

to create and implement sales tools and processes to improve sponsorship sales across the region

to account manage the Region’s key sponsors and act as their first point of contact

to enhance and build the new relationships whilst managing the ongoing relationship with existing sponsors and official partners

to ensure the requirements of our sponsors and partners are successfully delivered and our customers’ needs are met, whilst ensuring the highest level of customer service

to work with the Communications team and assist with arranging and co-ordinating press conferences, and other public relations duties as required


Other skills and experience required are, but are not limited to:

sports and events sector knowledge and understanding

proven experience of setting and working to budgets

proven experience within a senior sponsorship/partnership role

proven experience of formulating, presenting, negotiating and closing high value business to business partnership deals

experience of working with contracts and negotiation of commercial terms with legal support

proven record of strong negotiation & influencing skills

proven experience of working effectively and cohesively as part of a commercial team

excellent strategic and commercial acumen


Travel within the South West Region will be required so it is essential that the successful candidate holds a full driving licence and has access to a vehicle.

This role will also involve working evenings and weekends to support events as and when required.


We regret that we are unable to acknowledge every application.  All successful candidates will be contacted as soon as possible.  If you are contacted, please note that, as part of the registration process, you will be required to provide us with proof of identity and proof of eligibility to work in the UK. You may view our privacy policy on our website.

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Job Summary

Clubs & Teams
Business Development & Sales
£40,000 - £45,000 plus car & bonus
Salary Benefits:
car & bonus
Date Added:
31st May 2019

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