The Hong Kong Rugby Union (HKRU) is seeking a professional and responsible Sponsorship Account Manager who supports senior members of the team in the day-to-day management of key commercial partners whilst taking the lead on secondary tier partnerships and supplier accounts. You will oversee the delivery...

The Hong Kong Rugby Union (HKRU) is seeking a professional and responsible Sponsorship Account Manager who supports senior members of the team in the day-to-day management of key commercial partners whilst taking the lead on secondary tier partnerships and supplier accounts. You will oversee the delivery and activation of contracted rights, manage the approval process, deliver reports ranging from annual partnership reviews, rights trackers through to individual case studies as required.

Sponsorship Account Manager

Job level Middle
Work exp 3 Years To 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Causeway Bay
Employment type Full Time
Industry Entertainment / Recreation / Performance
Job function Marketing / Public Relations > Public Relation - Events Management
Marketing / Public Relations > Marketing - Communications
Sales / Business Development / Customer Service > Account Servicing
Published On 14/11/2016

Specific responsibilities

  • Engage with partners and suppliers, build relationships, determine their marketing objectives and help create and manage integrated programmes that will meet these objectives – these will include IP, media, promotional and event-based assets
  • Maintain and update key reporting documents including weekly status reports, case studies and end of contract review documents
  • Ensure all sponsor communication by HKRU is effective, bringing key internal stakeholders into discussions where applicable but managing ownership of the communication, action requirements and delivery of activity
  • Assist with generating sponsorship leads and business opportunities for HKRU
  • To provide support to the Commercial teams in the delivery of high class events and manage partner relationships
  • Assist on Hong Kong Sevens and HKRU Events as required

 

 

Your profile

  • Degree or equivalent
  • 3-5 years relevant experience in sponsorship management preferred
  • Proven ability to offer first-class, professional account management service to commercial partners and to build strong business relationships
  • English a must, bilingual an advantage
  • Excellent communication, excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills including the ability to negotiate and influence
  • Able to work independently, self-motivated, responsible, well-organized and be comfortable to work as part of a team.

Salary offered will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please apply with full C.V. with detailed last salary, expected salary and available date of commencement if you were offered the position to Human Resources Department, Hong Kong Rugby Union, Room 2001, Olympic House, 1 Stadium Path, So Kon Po, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong or by email hr@hkrugby.com on or before 25th November 2016.

 

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