Marketing & Partnerships Manager

18th September 2019
Penshurst, United Kingdom
Job Type


The company

A unique opportunity has arisen to work for one of the UK's leading sporting event organisers as a Marketing and Partnerships Manager based in Kent.

The role

  • Creating and implementing the marketing, PR, email-marketing and social media strategies
  • Deliver content and copy for blogs, newsletters, social media, press releases and race reports.
  • Managing a series of supplier relationships to achieve overall marketing goals
  • Work with the Accounts Manager to manage the marketing budget.
  • Attend all events to support the event build, manage press and influencer attendance, work with photographers, commentators and videographers on the day, and manage athlete Information Points.
  • Working with event sponsors and their marketing teams to create and execute event sponsorship plans.
  • Proactively seek out new partnerships and marketing opportunities.
  • Report to partners monthly and manage the account relationships.

The requirements

  • A creative marketeer, confident with expressing opinions and new ideas
  • A commercial mind focused on driving revenue and event sign ups
  • An understanding of how digital marketing is adapting and growing, and how to integrate this within the overall marketing matrix
  • Understanding of how to manage and grow online communities
  • Able to deliver written copy for a variety of platforms and tones of voice at pace
  • Ability to self-manage with good project and time management skills
  • Ability to manage suppliers, partner and colleague relationships effectively and tactfully
  • Able to approach fast-moving and dynamic workloads with a calm and considered approach.
  • Strong networking skills to promote each event brand within the industry and media

Experience required:

  • 3 to 5 years experience within events marketing and communications, either in-house or at agencies, with a focus on digital marketing
  • Experience with managing budgets
  • Full clean driving licence is useful

The position is full time (working hours 9:00-5:30) and provides 20 days holiday on top of bank holidays. As an events company there is a requirement to work weekends. They currently have 8 full weekend events and 3 single day weekend events in the calendar for 2020.

Salary will be between £25,000- £30,000 based on experience.

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