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Commercial Executive

The British Olympic Association (BOA)

The British Olympic Association (BOA) is the National Olympic Committee for the United Kingdom. It is responsible for organising and overseeing the participation of athletes from the Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Posted
23 Jun 2022
Status
Contract - Fixed Term
Full Time
Location
England
Closing date
4 Jul 2022

About the British Olympic Association and Team GB:

Team GB is the British and Northern Irish Olympic team – one of the nation’s most successful teams and one of its favourite brands. Run by the British Olympic Association (BOA), Team GB competes at Olympic and Olympic Winter Games and other events such as the European Games, Youth Olympic Games and European Youth Olympic Festivals.

The BOA is independent and privately funded. Our success is entirely dependent upon the income we receive from our commercial programmes, including but not limited to sponsorship, fundraising, licensing and events.

Team GB is the public-facing brand of the BOA and with over 3.5m followers across its channels has a highly engaged and passionate audience. With the Paris 2024 Olympic Games on the horizon and so close to home, the BOA has set out on an exciting new strategic path to refresh its brand, invest in data and generate new forms of content to grow our audiences and further engage the nation in support of our team and athletes.

Scope:

The Commercial Executive role is fixed term until October 2024. The postholder will provide day to day support across the BOA’s portfolio of Olympic sponsors with the opportunity to manage several key projects and sponsors in the lead up to and during the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

The postholder will need to build relationships with sponsors and their agencies, develop activation ideas and ensure all contractual agreements are delivered.

Alongside this, you will develop strong relationships with internal stakeholders to deliver time sensitive projects and campaigns on behalf of the sponsors.

The BOA has adopted a hybrid way of working blending in office time with optional home-working. The postholder will have the option to work from home for 2 days per week. We ask that home-working days are flexible to reflect the needs of the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of selected domestic BOA partners and delivery of their contractual rights.
  • Support the Commercial Managers in the day to day delivery of BOA partner programmes and initiatives, including:
    • End to end delivery of sponsor campaigns
    • Develop up-sell opportunities for existing partners
    • Liaise with internal departments on various sponsor campaigns to ensure they align with the BOA brand
    • Ensure all commercial rights are delivered in relation to the sponsor’s contract
    • Assist with financial management of BOA partners, including budgeting and invoicing etc
    • Ensure the sponsors represent the BOA and BOA brand correctly in all collateral and communicatio
    • Provide solid guidance and advice about do’s/don’ts with regards to Olympic activation
  • Project management of the following key areas across all BOA partners:
    • Athlete ambassador appearances, including liaising with athlete agents and/or National Governing Bodies
    • Delivery of committed digital assets (contractual)
    • Approval of sponsor campaign assets via necessary internal channels
    • Delivery of partner VIK allocation
    • Oversee delivery of partner rights and upkeep of partner management process/software
  • Act as the commercial lead for a number of business wide projects, including:
    • Annual Team GB Ball
    • Home from Home (sponsor products used during Games Time)
    • BOA athlete opportunities hub
  • Provide support to the retail & licensing manager in delivery of rights and assets for key BOA licensee partners
  • Provide support on the delivery of the annual BOA Ball and procurement of auction items
  • Manage the organisation and coordination of Team GB partner workshops
  • Where necessary, provide support across the wider commercial team.

The full job description and person specification is available to download here - Job description and application process

How to apply

Please click 'Apply Now' to submit your CV and a cover letter explaining your suitability for the role with CE22 in the subject field.

Please submit any questions you have about the role to [email protected] and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

We may not be able to respond to all applicants individually. Candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted no later than 15th July 2022.


Additional Information

Status
Contract - Fixed Term
Full Time
Job Type
Commercial
Sport
Multi-sport
Salary information
£ 35,000 - 45,000

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