Who are we: Everton Football Club is one of world sport's most respected and revered names - a by-word for innovation and professionalism during the course of a glittering history that spans three centuries.
One of the 12 founder members of the Football League, Everton has played more games in English football's top flight than any other club.
While rightly proud of our rich past, and Goodison Park, our home of more than 130 years, we are now setting our sights on an exciting future at a state-of-the-art new stadium currently being constructed on the banks of the iconic River Mersey.
In doing so, we remain committed to developing and supporting teams across our men’s, women’s and Academy set-ups that inspire and compete at the highest level of the game.
Our values underpin how we behave, how we represent our club in our city and across the world of football, and how we look after one another and our community. They provide a framework for how we work and engage with partners, suppliers and, most importantly, our fans.
About the opportunity: We are in an extremely exciting period of commercial growth, with an expanding portfolio of global brand partnerships and a new world class stadium in development.
We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Partnerships Manager to deliver exceptional servicing to existing and future Club partners, ensuring all partners receive their full allocation of rights and additional added value. This role will be integral in supporting the continued growth of the business as it enters one of the most transformative periods in its history.
You will be the day-to-day contact across your partnership portfolio, inclusive of multiple principal partners, and will ensure your team delivers success whilst building and nurturing excellent relationships will all Club partners.
Working closely with the senior partnerships team, including sales, you will assist in the development of additional commercial opportunities throughout the term of contracts and work with the commercial team when required on partnership renewals.
Not only will you get to be a part of a moment in history for a storied Football Club, but you will play a lead role in delivering against ambitious plans for commercial growth.
Who we are looking for: We are looking for a proven partnerships professional who is hardworking, and commercially focused. You will have exceptional leadership skills with the ability to influence positive action and results across a talented team people.
Essentially, you will have experience in a sponsorship environment at a rights holder, partner, or agency.
If you have account management experience with an understanding of the commercial landscape within sport and or entertainment sector then we would love to hear from you!
This is a permanent role, working 35 hours per week with the closing date for this role being Tuesday 2nd January 2024.
The role is based at the Club’s iconic headquarters in the Royal Liver Building in Liverpool, with the opportunity to work flexibly with our Hybrid working approach.
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The Everton Family is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This role is subject to both evidence and verification of relevant qualifications including proof of eligibility to work in the UK which will be discussed with you if your application is successful.
Everton is committed to ensuring everyone is respected, celebrated, and empowered for who they are, regardless of their identity. We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds, those who identify as female and those from racially diverse communities. We are dedicated to supporting the physical and mental/emotional wellbeing of all our people. Should you have a disability or long-term health condition and require reasonable adjustments to be made to the application/interview/onboarding process, please let us know by contacting the Talent Acquisition Team via email - firstname.lastname@example.org
To support our pledge to diversify our organisation and through our commitment to the FA’s Football Leadership Diversity Code, Everton will offer a guaranteed interview to those who highlight they are female, from a Black, Asian or Mixed Heritage community or have a disability/long-term health condition should they meet a pre-determined level of the advertised job criteria. This scheme does not guarantee any applicant employment.