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Account Manager

Brentford, South East
£27,000 to £30,000
Job Type
21 Jul 2022

level= is delighted to be supporting Premier League Football Club in their search for a talented Partnerships Account Manager.

The club was founded in 1889 and has been through a period of great change in the past few years. They moved to a new, 17,250-seater stadium with outstanding facilities for fans, broadcasters, corporate guests, and the community in the summer of 2020, having previously played at their historic Griffin Park home for 116 years.

If you can demonstrate experience in nurturing strategic relationships with top-tier partners then you could be perfect for this role and we'd love to hear from you.

Partnerships Account Manager Main Responsibilities:

  • The planning and delivery of partner assets and activations, and enhancing current key and new top-tier partner relationships

  • Working with partners to clearly define their partnership objectives

  • Working with the Head of Partnership Services to create a season-long activation plan for top-tier partners

  • Instigating activation ideas and planning the delivery within budget and managing the logistical side including on match days

  • Managing requests from Premier League and their central partners, as well as match manager requirements and logistics

  • Working with internal teams such as Content, Brand & Promotions, Communications and Digital to ensure Partner activations are well-briefed and delivered

  • Owning the planning and delivery of 1-2 partner events within budget during the season

Partnerships Account Manager Requirements:

  • Demonstrable experience within B2B account management in a similar position

  • An interest in and understanding of partnerships sales and marketing, including partnership activations within the sports industry

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal

  • The ability to quickly build trust and effective relationships, and influence key stakeholders

  • Strong organisational and planning skills with the ability to prioritise workload, especially at busy times

  • A creative mindset with a can-do attitude

  • Able to work on matchdays, including evenings and weekends

The Package:

  • Basic salary: £27,000 - £30,000 per annum

  • Private medical insurance

  • Medicash cover

  • Life assurance

  • Up to 25 days of annual leave

  • Complimentary matchday tickets for home games

  • Discount in the club shop

  • Up to 5% pension contribution

The Club works continuously to build a truly diverse and inclusive culture, and they welcome and encourage candidates from all aspects of diversity to apply for this role.

To apply for this role, you will need to first register your interest by submitting your CV. Your CV will only be used for information purposes and will not be relevant in the application process. You will then be emailed a response containing a link needed to answer some work-related questions. Our goal is to assess your approach to a problem and better understand what knowledge and skills you have. Your answers will be anonymised, randomised and reviewed by the team. We use these scores to shortlist for interviews.

We also think giving feedback is incredibly valuable for candidates, so at the end of the process, you'll see how well you performed during the application process.

You could be right for this Partnership Account Manager position if you've previously worked as any of the following: Marketing Brand Manager, Account Manager, Communications Manager, Marketing Executive, Business Relationship Manager, or a Partnership Manager.

The closing date for applications and to complete your work-related questions is Monday 1st August 2022.

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  • Job Reference: 663156675-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Level=
  • Location: Brentford, South East
  • Salary: £27,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent