Partnership Acquisition Manager
Location: St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton
Hours: Full Time 08:30-17:00 (Core hours 1000-1600, flexible on start and finish times if required)
Contract Type: Permanent
Criminal Record Check: DBS Basic
Hybrid Working Option: Yes
What will you be doing?
You’ll be working within the partner acquisition team and be responsible for the pursuit of strategic partnership opportunities for the club. Build a comprehensive network of engaged agency relationships and deliver revenue targets, and to deliver the Southampton FC Partnership strategy by seeking and creating commercial opportunities with likeminded, innovative brands. Liaise with the Partnership Marketing team to build compelling proposals with the brands business objectives at the core and to continually develop our sales tools and case studies.
Your desk is based within the buzz of the Commercial department at St Mary’s Stadium, in Southampton city centre, just a 20-minute walk from the train station or if you’re a driver there’s free parking. There is also the option for flexible home-working a few days a week to ensure you get the balance you need to get the job done.
Is this you?
You are definitely what they call a ‘people person’. You’re enthusiastic, positive and enjoy promoting businesses, the whole package and not just the products. Enjoy working with various departments, building relationships with new and existing business partners, and able to work within a fast-paced environment.
You might currently work for a brand, an agency (in a pitching role!) or a rightsholder but have a love for sport and a desire to build innovative partnerships across various industries.
How this benefits you…
If you are successful, you can look forward to a healthy benefits package;
Access to x2 free match tickets for every home league game
Access to our staff Health Wellbeing initiatives (Mental Physical Health).
Hybrid working options available.
Discounted Southampton Football Club merchandise.
26 days’ holiday per year excluding bank holidays plus your birthday off each year.
Contributory Pension Scheme.
Worldwide Travel Insurance for you and your family.
Learning Development opportunities - supporting you to develop your potential and achieve in your career.
Free onsite parking.
Cycle to Work Scheme.
Collaborative inclusive working culture.
How can I apply?
Very easy. Just click on the apply button below, enter your details and answer a quick pre-screening questionnaire, then attach your CV.
The closing date for applications is Sunday 24th April.
*We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if a high volume of applicants are received.*