Job Vacancy – Sponsorship Manager

12th May 2015

Applications are now being accepted for a new vacancy which has become available in the Commercial Team.

Sponsorship Manager

Company London Scottish International Limited Job Type Full-time

Location London, United Kingdom

Salary Competitive + OTE

Industry  Rights Holder, Club, Team & Venues

Closing Date – 25th May 2015

Job Details


London Scottish International Limited (“LSIL”) is the organisation owned by and acting on behalf of London Scottish F.C. Limited whose purpose is to run the London Scottish professional rugby team playing in the Greene King IPA Championship.

It acts as the central commercial and marketing arm for professional rugby at London Scottish. LSIL central income is derived from sponsorship, investment, RFU and Premier Rugby subsidies and match day and non-match day event ticketing.

The Sponsorship Manager will be responsible for supporting all areas of sponsorship – lead generation, new sales, renewals, preparing sales documents and assisting in negotiations.

In addition, reporting to the chief executive, the Sponsorship Manager will manage the day-to-day communication with London Scottish's existing partners to ensure all contractual rights are delivered, their activation programmes are developed and their long-term sponsorship goals are achieved and reported upon.

Key Responsibilities

Generate sponsorship leads and business opportunities for London Scottish and its partners;

Assist in sponsorship negotiations with brands and agencies;

Build relationships and work with the day-to-day sponsorship manager at each of the Club's partners and/or their respective agencies;

Pro-actively support partners in the development of activation activity;

Provide detailed analysis on key success metrics;

Ensure all sponsor communication by London Scottish is effective, bringing key internal stakeholders into discussions where applicable but managing ownership of the communication, action requirements and delivery of activity.

Essential Skills & Experience Required

2 years track record in sponsorship sales and account management, preferably with a rights holder or agency but potentially on the brand side;

Proven ability to offer a first-class, professional account management service to commercial partners and to build strong business relationships at all levels;

Experience in dealing with, and presenting to, senior-level personnel from major brands;

Pro-active approach to identifying opportunities, generating leads and producing sales presentations;

Excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi-task;

A keen eye for detail;

Strong communication skills (written and oral);

Self-motivated while also a good team player.

Applications must be submitted to with a cover letter and an up-to-date CV.

To download the advert specification, click here.

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