Sponsorship Manager

Agencies
Full Time
Competitive
27 / 09
We're looking for a Sponsorship Manager to join the H+K seconded role in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. 

Full description

You'll be the on-ground resource supporting the H+K sponsorship team and working closely with the client's Head of Communications and Partnerships. Key responsibilities will be driving the sponsorship function, playing a lead role in sponsor acquisition, and overseeing the day to day management of key commercial relationships.

Skills we’re looking for:
  • Strong interpersonal skills: a natural collaborator and relationship builder.
  • Self-motivated, but enjoys working as part of a wider team.
  • Persuasive and convincing personality in business development scenarios.
  • Exceptionally good presentation and written communication skills.
  • A high level of both proficiency in both written and spoken English. Bilingual Arabic preferred.
  • Excellent understanding of the role of culture in society, with passion and ideas for capitalising on our global growth goals
  • Commercially-minded and committed to global social change through arts, culture and business.
  • Problem solving, solution orientated mentality.

What the individual will be doing:
  • Oversee day to day management of key relationships both directly with our partners and their agencies.
  • Support the Head of Communications and Partnerships in identifying potential partners to maximise sponsorship revenues.
  • Drive negotiations on renewals and new potential relationships.
  • Prepare and present formal partnership update reports both internally and externally.
  • Oversee implementation of sponsorship activations both on-site and at other key touch-points regionally, nationally and internationally.
  • Provide support in the strategic direction for all partnerships.
  • Provide support in media negotiations.
  • Work with the wider business looking for further activation opportunities for partners that can also benefit.
  • Prepare full evaluation reports for each partner.

What they'll do during live events:
  • Provide ongoing support for all partner activations.
  • Manage the logistics and approval for all partner film and photo shoots.
  • Oversee delivery of all partner rights at events.

What they’ll need to be successful at:
Essential
  • Passionate about Arts and Culture, along with the role that they play in today’s society.
  • Agency or Rights-Holder background working in sponsorship based roles.
  • Project management and event management experience with high creativity.
  • High literacy and attention to detail.
  • English and Arabic preferred.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
Desirable
  • English and Arabic preferred.
  • Arts and Culture industry knowledge and experience.

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