We have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our Liverpool FC team as a Partnerships Manager within our Partnerships delivery team based from our Chapel St office.
What will you be doing?
As a Manager in the Partnerships Delivery Team, you lead the day-to-day management of a Principal Partner to ensure they meet their marketing and partnership objectives. In addition, you will build relationships with internal departments to ensure the effective delivery of the partner campaigns with the involvement of the appropriate internal and external stakeholders.
The key responsibilities of the roles include.
Maintain regular and appropriate interaction with Partner contacts to build excellent working relationships with Partners (will involve travel)
Lead in the delivery 360˚ account management: planning, delivery, measurement, financial reporting and feedback with the appropriate regular reporting internally and externally
Develop trust and confidence within the Partner organisations that you manage
Be accountable for the delivery of reporting for your Partner, ensuring statistics are used to brief the Partner on LFC’s global scale and show results and delivery of Partner KPIs
Identify key KPIs with each Partner and report on these appropriately with the production of case-studies for each campaign project undertaken by the Partner
Implement creative marketing activation plans working in partnership with our campaign planning team
Maintain up to date knowledge of Partner industries and their competitive market
Build and maintain strong relationships with other Club departments
Provide support for the wider LFC Partnerships Department with renewal and new business discussions where requested by VP, Partnerships Delivery or Sales
Manage additional projects assigned by the Senior Partnerships Managers including contribution to financial and budget tasks
Be a positive contributor and collaborator within the Partnership Team to all internal and external stakeholders
Who are we looking for?
To be successful in this role you will have a Degree in a business-related subject or significant and appropriate experience in a Partnership or Sponsorship role as well as experience of working within a sports marketing industry. You will display experience of managing multiple accounts at any one time along with Good knowledge of marketing campaigns and brand trends. The successful candidate will maintain a methodical approach with a strong focus on accuracy and quality and have Strong interpersonal skills. You must have the Ability to build and maintain multiple relationships with senior clients working under time pressures and project deadlines. You will demonstrate ability to provide clear and concise instructions to others and a track record of excellent customer service delivery skills with good industry awareness.
Why should you apply?
This is a full-time permanent role working 35 hours per week. Your main base will be our Chapel Street office which is close to local bars, shops and restaurants and has great views over the river Mersey.
To reward your hard work and commitment we offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays and the option to purchase up to an additional 5 days) and a contributory pension scheme.
You will have access to our benefits kit bag where you can get high street discounts, and a selection of benefit schemes you can join. There are opportunities to get involved with volunteering through our LFC Foundation to give back to the local community.
At Liverpool Football Club, we have an unwavering commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and are always looking to making a positive difference in the communities that we operate within. We are proud of our achievements in this area; maintaining the Premier League Equality Standard Advanced Level, becoming a founding signatory of the Football Association’s Football Leadership Diversity Code and being recognised as a leader in this important area on and off the pitch. We take our responsibilities in this area seriously and through the work being done across the club, we are committed to increasing the diversity of our people and becoming an increasingly inclusive workplace for all. We are committed to hiring great people representative of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills across our entire business. If you share our enthusiasm and passion for inclusivity, then we want to hear from you.
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