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Commercial Activation Manager EMEA, IRONMAN

Commercial Activation Manager EMEA, IRONMAN 

The iconic IRONMAN® Series of events is the largest participation sports platform in the world. Since the inception of the IRONMAN® brand in 1978, athletes have proven that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE® by crossing finish lines at the world’s most challenging endurance races. Recognized for excellence through distinguished events, world-class athletes and quality products, IRONMAN® has grown from a single race to a global sensation with more than 250 endurance events and many unique brands, including: IRONMAN®, IRONMAN® 70.3®, Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, 5150™ Triathlon Series, Iron Girl® and IRONKIDS®

The Role

IRONMAN are seeking a dedicated Commercial Activations Manager to work within the Global Partnerships EMEA Division. Working closely with the Director of Partnership Management and IRONMAN Regional teams in particular the operational function areas.


The Commercial Activations Manager will be responsible for the implementation of delivering all commercial partner rights across the IRONMAN portfolio of events, including but not limited to:

  • Partner branding across swim, bike and run courses
  • Flash interview backdrops
  • Finish Line
  • Commercial hot spots and aid stations
  • Partner activations
  • Digital rights including website, social media and athlete communication channels

The delivery of these rights will be with an in-venue team and external suppliers which the Commercial Activations Manager will need to manage and guide throughout the portfolio of events.
In addition to their responsibilities as Commercial Activations Manager the role will also require:

  • Producing high quality documentation
  • Post event reporting
  • Representing IRONMAN® and the Partner in both Internal and external planning meetings

Qualifications & Skills

  • 2-3 years working in a similar role preferably within the professional sports sector
  • Client management and/or activations experience
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly motivated
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to think quickly, strategically and manage multiple priorities
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • French speaking candidate would be desirable

The role will be based in the IRONMAN London office and will require extensive travel to IRONMAN races across EMEA. The role will include working weekends during the race season.

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Tagged as: Activation Manager, Commercial, EMEA, Ironman, London, triathlon, United Kingdom

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