Account Director - Motorsport

St George's Recruitment Group
London (Greater)
18 Apr 2019
09 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Account Director - Motorsport



The Senior Partnership Activation Manager will lead the operational delivery & strategy on key accounts within the activation team, delivering against partner contracts in order to drive creative, revenue generating and activation excellence. This role will be a key senior member of the activation team and will focus on driving world class activation and service by supporting the strategic partner plans in delivery and reporting. Using experience in operational delivery the role will focus on operational efficiencies (both on and off site) and drive multi partner engagement. This role will also involve management and mentoring of a Partnership Activation Coordinator.

What you will be doing

  • Deliver relevant partner contracted rights - focused on commercial opportunities and delivering activation excellence
  • Generate focused and deliverable activation plans for relevant partners across the season, meeting partner messaging and contributing to business KPIs
  • Deliver on set KPIs for partner by monitoring and reporting through the research programme
  • Working with the sales team to aid in the integration of new partnerships - being solution led and driving forward creative activations as part of the induction process to drive activation engagement
  • Integrating new partnerships across the whole business
  • Deliver analytical season reviews
  • Maintain strong communications with the team members and other departments
  • Contributing positively and knowledgeably to the wider team

What we are looking for

  • The Senior Partnership Activation Manager needs to have solid operational experience in delivering world class activations
  • Dynamic and impressive presentation skills with an ability to create strong relationships internally and externally
  • You will have a consultative and collaborative working style with the determination, enthusiasm and set a clear path for success. You will have high expectations levels for detail and quality and seek continuous improvement personally
  • You will demonstrate energy and enthusiasm which encourages others to be the same. You will implement work methods which drive results through co-operation
  • You will have most recently been operating within an operational role in the sports/entertainment industry and will be recognised as a top-performer. You will have experience of working at an international level, which may include being based overseas
  • A demonstrated passion for information and business intelligence, with a good knowledge of the wider sports marketing landscape
  • Strong organisational skills with ability to manage multiple projects
  • Excellent analytical skills with strong attention to detail
  • Proven track record of effectively interfacing with cross-functional departments
  • Enjoy the prospect of working in a busy office with multiple activities ongoing, as well as
  • international travel and event work
  • Experience in managing and developing junior members of staff
  • Fluent in English with ideally at least a business working capability for 1 more languages in either Spanish, German or French
  • Degree in business or sport related subject preferred

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