The partnerships department is responsible for acquiring and managing the commercial partners of Aston Villa Football Club. The partnership management team are the gatekeepers for delivering partnership rights and therefore work closely with all areas of the Football Club. The team works at a fast pace and due to the nature of delivering partnerships activations across a broad spectrum of brands, working days and projects will be extremely varied.
2. The Role
We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Partnership Account Manager to join an ambitious partnerships team. The role will be responsible for managing and developing some of the clubs most high valued partners as well as being a strategic leader helping develop the team.
You will have the ability to drive partners forward and create best in class activations and case studies. The ideal candidate will be proactive and take responsibility to ensure their partners are managed to the highest possible standard and must be comfortable demonstrating and leading on areas of partnership management such as onboarding, rights delivery, reporting, budget management, relationship building and renewal practices.
For further information about the Role, please see the Role Profile.
The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker, have a passion for working with big brands in a fast-paced environment and will be an excellent relationship manager with an acute attention to detail. You will have experience successfully managing partnerships and building best in class servicing processes.
You will lead by example, champion the Partnerships team both internally and externally and act as ambassador for Aston Villa Football Club.
As part of your application, please ensure you upload your CV and Cover Letter.
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