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Partnerships Activation Executive

Burnley F.C.

Burnley Football Club is an English association football club based in Burnley, Lancashire, that competes in the EFL Championship, the second tier of English football, following relegation from the 2021–22 Premier League.

20 Jun 2022
Full Time
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

The role

We are recruiting for a confident and motivated Partnerships Activation Executive at a pivotal time of transition and change for Burnley Football Club.

This role will liaise with our current partners to support the commercial partnerships team.

Role expectations

Reporting to the Head of Commercial Partnerships, the Partnerships Activation Executive will be expected to:

  • Liaise with current partners to ensure partnership rights are delivered
  • Work alongside the Head of Commercial Partnerships to support the wider team to drive commercial opportunities across all brand sectors
  • Work with agencies appointed by Burnley Football Club to report on partnership measurement and evaluation
  • Work with all key stakeholders internally to sign off partnership rights and activation plans and deliver on objectives
  • Assist with the creation of partnership proposals in line with the Club’s development plan
  • Host and activate partners on match day
  • To be able to work flexible hours where the role of the job requires
  • To understand and implement the Club’s Safeguarding policy, procedures, and best practice guidelines in your role. To use this understanding to ensure safe working practices, appropriate reporting of concerns and contribute positively to a safe environment
  • Promote the Burnley Football Club brand and ethos in a professional, strong and positive manner
  • Hold a commitment to equality and diversity in the workplace and a willingness to undertake all relevant equality and diversity training

An ideal candidate will have;


  • Degree-level education
  • Experience working within a brand or sports team
  • Ability to build and maintain stakeholder relationships at all levels


  • At least one year’s experience in a similar role
  • Additional language (fluent or mother tongue)
  • Proven understanding of sports business
  • Account management and / or sales experience or training

Applicants will need to have a flexible approach to work and be able to work evenings, weekends and match days as required.

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How to apply

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Applications close on 30th June 2022

Burnley Football Club are committed to safeguarding children and young people and is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Check (DBS) which will be paid for by the employer.

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