The FA

The FA

Partnerships Coordinator

Country

Role Type

England

Management

Posting Date

Oct 11, 2022

Role description

Our Organisation

The Football Association [The FA] is the not-for-profit governing body of football in England. It is responsible for promoting and developing every level of the game, from grassroots through to the professional game, and generates significant revenue to support investment into English football each year.

The FA oversees England international teams acrossmen's, women's, youth and disability football, as well as running the National League System and FA Competitions including the Emirates FA Cup, Barclays FA Women's Super League, FAWomen's Championship, and Vitality Women's FA Cup, and the world-class facilities of Wembley Stadium and St. George's Park,all with a purpose to Unite the Game and Inspire the Nation.

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The Role

Are you organised and passionate about developing relationships within a commercial environment? We are excited to be searching for a Partnerships Coordinator who will provide Support across key accounts across The FA 2018-2022 sponsorship programme, which responsibility facilitating the delivery of the contractual obligations.



Key Accountabilities:


Develop the relationship with key partner personnel and ensure contractual delivery of rights.
Liaise internally with other FA departments to ensure efficient and effective lines of communication between the sponsors and The FA.
Support the Head of Commercial Partnerships, Senior Partnership Managers and Partnership Managers across all other FA Partners.
The planning, organisation and delivery of a variety of sponsor related activations and events including Wembley Company days.
Manage key Supplier accounts across FA Sponsorship program.
To work as a key part of the team in supporting the sponsorship framework and subsequent sales process.
Support match day branding rights across the England / FA Cup / Women's FA Cup.
Execute additional tasks as required in order to meet FA Group changing priorities.
Comply with all company policies and procedures to ensure the highest standards of health, safety and wellbeing can be maintained.




What we are looking for?


Essential:

Good understanding of the sports industry in general and the football industry in particular.
Flexible approach to working hours.
Strong communication skills and willingness to learn and improve.
Experience of supporting and co-ordinating activations and events.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to remain organised in a fast-paced environment, whilst managing a large workload.
Strong numeracy skills.
Strong coordination skills with high attention for detail.


Desirable:

Experience in working at a large sporting event in a commercial environment.
Marketing and communications support experience.
Account Management Experience.
Qualification / degree in Marketing or Sports Marketing.
An interest in football and above basic understanding of the game and its business structure.




What we can offer you?


An exciting and challenging role within a changing, dynamic and world-renowned sports organisation.
Attractive benefits and a competitive salary.


Please be aware that unless you are on ahomebased contract, your contract with The FA will specify a fixed location of either Wembley Stadium, St. George's Park or our Processing Centre.

We currently work within a hybrid working model whereby the expectation is to work from your contractual location for part of the week, and as and when required by the team. The remaining days can be worked remotely. We will continue to monitor this model and it may be adjusted in future if deemed necessary.

The Football Association Group promotes inclusion and diversity, and welcomes applications from everyone. If you have any particular requirements in respect of the recruitment or interview process please mention this in your application.






Closing Date:
16 October 2022

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