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Partnerships Account Executive

Aston Villa FC

Aston Villa Football Club is a professional football club based in Aston, Birmingham, England. The club competes in the Premier League, the top tier of the English football league system.

20 Jun 2022
Full Time
Closing date
10 Jul 2022

The Department

The partnerships department is responsible for acquiring and managing the commercial partners of Aston Villa Football Club. The partnership management team are the gatekeepers for delivering partnership rights and therefore work closely with all areas of the Football Club. The team works at a fast pace and due to the nature of delivering partnerships activations across a broad spectrum of brands, working days and projects will be extremely varied.

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Partnership Account executive to join an ambitious partnerships team based at Villa Park. The role will be responsible for managing accounts for some of the Clubs most important strategic partners.

You will have the ability to drive partners forward and create best in class activations and case studies. The ideal candidate will be proactive and take responsibility to ensure their partners are managed to the highest possible standard and must be comfortable demonstrating and leading on areas of partnership management such as onboarding, rights delivery, reporting and relationship building.

The Person

The ideal candidate will have a passion for working with big brands in a fast-paced environment and will be an excellent relationship manager with an acute attention to detail. You will have experience successfully managing partnerships and building best in class servicing processes.

You will lead by example, champion the Partnerships team both internally and externally and act as ambassador for Aston Villa Football Club.

How to Apply:

Please click "Apply Now” to begin the online application process by the 10th of July, 2022. As part of your application, please ensure you upload your CV and Cover Letter.

Right to Close Vacancy Posting Early

The Club reserves the right to close any advertised vacancies earlier than the advertised closing date if sufficient applications have been received.

Equality Statement

Aston Villa Football Club celebrates the diversity of its Club and embrace equal opportunities for all. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and fully support The FAs Football Leadership Diversity Code.

We welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, sex and religion or belief.

Safeguarding Statement

Aston Villa Football Club is fully committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk across our Club. As such, we adhere to Safer Recruitment processes and for some roles a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service may be required prior to starting in a role at the Club. For more information, please see AVFC - Safeguarding.

Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Sales & Sponsorship
Salary information
£ 28,000 - 32,000

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