Partnerships Manager

Federations & Major Events
Zurich , Switzerland
Full Time
Competitive
15 / 03

Manage day-to-day relationship with FIFA Commercial Affiliate(s) and establish and maintain relationships with key commercial partners and internal FIFA stakeholders

Full description

To support our Marketing Division, FIFA is looking to recruit an experienced and committed person with the ability to work in a cross-divisional team as a Partnerships Manager, 100%

Your duties

  • Manage day-to-day relationship with FIFA Commercial Affiliate(s)
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key commercial partners and internal FIFA stakeholders
  • Demonstrate a proactive and solution-oriented driven approach to account servicing
  • Acquire knowledge of FIFA Commercial Affiliates rights and commitments in order to identify relevant and meaningful marketing opportunities
  • Develop understanding of specific Commercial Affiliates’ product categories, including competitors
  • Handling of various marketing approvals submitted by FIFA Commercial Affiliates, providing a timely response to requests and supplying solutions
  • Potential opportunities to support the Marketing Rights Delivery team on-site for certain FIFA Competitions, either at event HQ or in competition venues

Our requirements

  • University degree in Sports Management or equivalent
  • Four to five years’ experience of marketing or account servicing within a global brand or agency
  • Strong understanding of the sports marketing and sponsorship business
  • Proven client servicing and effective relationship management skills
  • Good working knowledge of digital and social media platforms
  • Event management experience is a plus
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English, ideally good level of one of the other three FIFA languages (German, French or Spanish)
  • Ability to multi-task under pressure and set priorities
  • Motivated, proactive team player with strong organizational skills
  • Open minded, ability to work in a multi-national team
  • Willingness to travel
  • You can expect a highly motivated and helpful team working in a dynamic multicultural environment. If you have the necessary qualifications and are keen to work for an international organisation, please click “apply here” and submit your application in English (motivation letter, CV, diplomas and reference letters).

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