Sponsorship Manager

Clear Edge Search & Selection Ltd
£60,000 to £70,000
Closing date
1 Aug 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
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Sponsorship Manager

£60,000 to £70,000



Do you want to work for the next Uber, Deliveroo, or Netflix? Are you experienced in sponsorship management, with a particular interest in sports partnerships?

Is sports sponsorship your game? Can you help kick off a major tier 1 partnership with a top English Premier League club? Do you always shoot for a win-win with partner stakeholders?

We’re looking for a highly talented Sponsorship Manager to join the Marketing Team of one of the most exciting and fastest-growing consumer tech businesses in the UK. You will play a pivotal role in developing the UK sponsorship strategy and delivering key marketing campaigns & activities.

Key responsibilities

  • Oversee a major, multi-£m tier 1 partnership with a top English Premier League club
  • Maximise rights including kit and matchday branding, big player TV advertising shoots, a huge array of consumer promotions, always-on matchday stadium activations, ticketing & hospitality, digital activity, and social reactive opportunities to drive awareness, sales & community engagement
  • Build strong & influential relationships with partner stakeholders
  • Write consumer-inspired briefs for the sports marketing agency to respond to
  • Maximise internal resource to deliver strong platforms
  • Ensure the business' UK brand positioning and tone of voice are executed properly in the sponsorship plans
  • Develop measurement frameworks to ensure strong ROI and deliver regular reporting
  • Make wider recommendations on sponsorship strategy, both in and outside of sport, that align with current and future consumer base
  • Contribute to the wider UK marketing strategy and plans

Skills & Experience

  • Considerable experience in and a big passion for the field of sports sponsorship
  • An excellent track record of delivering results in a strong consumer-led business, agency-side or at the teams of prodigious rightsholders
  • Experience in negotiating and re-negotiating rights and ensuring compliance with contracts
  • Strong skills in using data & analytics to inform decisions and improve our sponsorship plans
  • Commercial awareness with a solid understanding of key customer and financial metrics
  • Experience in managing big sponsorship budgets, executional details, and project timelines
  • A creative thinker who can find new ways to activate and engage audiences
  • Experience working with brand team & creative agencies to deliver TV & asset productions
  • Adaptability skills and the flexibility to work in a fast-moving entrepreneurial environment with competing deadlines and priorities
  • The initiative to make your ideas happen

If you are an experienced Sponsorship Manager and open to your next challenge, then please apply with an up-to-date copy of your CV.


Clear Edge are an executive search and selection business, specialising in roles from middle management to Board level in FMCG and Retail sectors.

Recruiting high-calibre professionals across:

  • Sales & Marketing
  • Operations, Technical & Supply Chain
  • Retail

Genuine experts in your sector:

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Health, Beauty & Household Products
  • Consumer Durables

Our specialist consultants take a highly pro-active approach on behalf of their clients and candidates, with total commitment to service and results. Using our extensive market knowledge, unrivalled network of contacts and modern day recruitment techniques, we're here to give you the clear edge over the competition.

Find Us
0113 2054970
Lister House
Lister Hill
LS18 5AZ

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