Liverpool Fc are looking for Senior Partnerships Manager - Asia
Liverpool Fc are looking for an experienced Senior Partnerships Manager to join our team in the NW to lead a team managing a selection of key partners, with a specific focus on, or a base in, the Asia region.
The Senior Partnerships Manager will be responsible for managing the team to ensure delivery of brand value for their partners through successful activations and marketing campaigns using their rights and assets and their association with the Club.
The role will take a lead rolein managing the Club's Principal Partners - Standard Chartered Bank and Bet Victor. It is also responsible for overseeing the delivery of the Club's programme of International Roadshow Events.
Able to think strategically,you will also take a lead in key department projects, developing relationships,evolving ways of working, and representing the Department in key working groups to help to deliver constant improvement and efficiency, contributing to the long-term objectives of the Commercial function
An experienced line manager,you will be able to lead motivate and develop a team, and have experience of coaching and mentoring staff to provide best-in-class service.
The Senior Partnerships Manager will have a proven track record in managing multiple marketing, advertising or PR client relationships and activating campaigns across the full suite of marketing platforms and digital media - in other words, you will be a fully rounded senior account manager who can provide strong account management to a portfolio of partners.
You will be able to develop creative ideas and plans to ensure partners deliver their brand KPI's and marketing objectives. The role requires an excellent communicator, able to forge strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders including senior executives and the ability to workin multi-cultural environments across multiple time-zones. The role requires regular travel to the region.
To be successful in this role you will need to have an understanding of brand dynamics and market trends and possess excellent commercial awareness that can be translated into compelling campaigns across multiple territories and platforms to maximise results for our partners and the Club. You'll have excellent attention to detail and an ability to produce and interpret reports and compelling case studies to demonstrate ROI..
The successful candidate must beself-motivated, enthusiastic and personable who can not only meet and exceed partner expectations, but also work under pressure to achieve tight deadlines.
You will need to demonstrate solid account management experience gained while working in brand or sports marketing, within either the sports or media industries, preferably with a rights holder or agency.
You will have experience of managing a team and an ability to engage, develop and encourage staff, and create a strong team dynamic.
You will have an excellent level of business acumen, with a strong grasp of figures and the ability to produce accurate reports. This role will also call for someone with strong interpersonal skills and confidence, who can build strong working relationships with colleagues within the Club as well as with their partner contacts. It will therefore be imperative for you to beable to demonstrate excellent communication and customer facing skills.
You will also need to be professional and credible, with an ability to present a professional, smart and confident image to partners when representing the Club.To be successful in this role you will need to be a highly organised individual with a structured approach to working and meeting deadlines. An ability to use your initiative, effectively problem solve and be able to prioritise an often conflicting workload will be essential. It will also be imperative for you to be able to deal with highly confidential information with absolute discretion andintegrity.
You should be IT literate with a good level of proficiency in Microsoft Office.
Demonstrable experience of Event Management in international markets is required.
TEAM: The Commercial Partnerships Department consists of 3 teams; Partnership Development,Partnership Management and Partner Experience. The Senior Partnerships Manager role will sit within the Partnership Management team.
T&C: This is a permanent, full time position, which will be based at our office in Chapel Street, Liverpool.
CLOSING: The closing date for applications for this role is: 20thJanuary 2017
More info at: http://www.liverpoolfc.com/corporate/jobs