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Commercial Activations Manager (m/f/d)

Location London, UK
Posted 20/03/2019
Closes 01/04/2019
Sector Leisure & Health
Function Business Development & Sales, Commercial Sales & Sponsorship
Contract Type Fixed Term
Hours Full Time
Salary Competitive salary based on experience

Job Description

A Wanda Sports Holdings company, IRONMAN operates a global portfolio of events that includes the IRONMAN® Triathlon Series, the IRONMAN® 70.3® Triathlon Series, 5150™ Triathlon Series, Iron Girl®, IRONKIDS®, six of nine International Triathlon Union World Triathlon Series races, road cycling events including the UCI Velothon Majors Series, mountain bike races, premier marathons and other multisport races. IRONMAN’s events, together with all other Wanda Sports Holdings events, provide more than 680,000 participants annually the benefits of endurance sports through the company’s vast offerings. The iconic IRONMAN® Series of events is the largest participation sports platform in the world. Since the inception of the IRONMAN® brand in 1978, athletes have proven that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE® by crossing finish lines at the world’s most challenging endurance races. Beginning as a single race, IRONMAN has grown to become a global sensation with more than 260 events across 44 countries.




We are actively seeking a one-year limited maternity cover for our IRONMAN office based in London, UK

 Commercial Activations Manager (m/f/d)

About the role

IRONMAN are seeking a dedicated Commercial Activations Manager to work within the Global Partnerships EMEA Division.  Working closely with the Director of Partnership Management and IRONMAN Regional teams in particular the operational function areas.

The Commercial Activations Manager will be responsible for the implementation of delivering all commercial partner rights across the IRONMAN portfolio of events, including but not limited to:

•          Partnerr branding across swim, bike and run courses

•          Flash interview backdrops

•          Finish Line

•          Commercial hot spots and aid stations

•          Partner activations

•          Digital rights including website, social media and athlete communication channels

The delivery of these rights will be with an in-venue team and external suppliers which the Commercial Activations Manager will need to manage and guide throughout the portfolio of events.

In addition to their responsibilities as Commercial Activations Manager the role will also require:

•          Producing high quality documentation

•          Post event reporting

•          Representing IRONMAN and the Partner in both Internal and external planning meetings

Skills and competencies

  • 2-3 years working in a similar role preferably within the professional sports sector
  • Client management and/or activations experience
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly motivated
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to think quickly, strategically and manage multiple priorities
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Bilingual candidate is desirable


The role will be based in the IRONMAN London office and will require travel to IRONMAN races across EMEA. The role will include working weekends during the race season. A contract will be made on the basis of a full time employment. This is a 1-year maternity cover fixed term contract.


IRONMAN Limited are the organisers of IRONMAN events in the UK and Ireland.

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