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Partnership Coordinator Scandinavia, IRONMAN

Partnership Coordinator Scandinavia, IRONMAN

Background

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

The position will be reporting to the Director of Partnership Activation of Ironman who is based in the London HQ and held within the Global Partnership EMEA Department.

The main responsibilities will include managing portfolios of commercial partners and ensuring all the agreements are met and the partnerships continue to bring value to both IRONMAN as well as the client. Keeping track of the budgeting and activation activities. The role will be closely working with the Marketing department as well as Brand management, to help to support partners in delivering their strategic goals.

The role will consist of conducting research, preparing reports, supporting sales processes, and potentially upselling.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be the key point of contact for IRONMAN Partners with the purpose of managing their sponsorship, understanding their business, while driving growth through sales, increasing renewals, and adding new brands or events to a sponsor’s portfolio.
  • Develop a written strategic plan and overview for each account and provide a service plan for each.
  • Schedule regular status calls and face to face meetings, based upon account size – to ensure ongoing communication and account management. Partners will be based in Denmark, Sweden, and Finland, so travel is required.
  • Attend races, including weekends, to oversee on-site activation and delivery of sponsorship
  • Assist the Activations Manager in the creation of branding and activation plans for each race
  • Ensure delivery of post-race reports including media summaries both internally and to partners
  • Work with other Team members within the following areas; Operations, Partnership Services Team, Athlete Services, Marketing, PR, and Sales, to ensure a current list of Partner contacts and information for use of partnership execution.

Qualifications & Skills

  • 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
  • Client management and/or activations experience
  • Must be able to travel as needed basis to visit accounts and attend IRONMAN races.
  • Fluent in both Danish and English (Written and Verbal)
  • A third language in Finnish would be seen as an advantage
  • Would have a driving license

How to Apply

To apply, the candidates should send the following:

  • Letter of application highlighting relevant experience
  • Up to date curriculum vitae

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Tagged as: Account Executive, Brand Manager, Commercial executive, Copenhagen, Denmark, Ironman, Junior, Marketing Executive, Partnership Manager, Partnerships, triathlon

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