Commercial Partnerships Executive (9 mth FTC) The Hundred

England and Wales Cricket Board

  • Team: The Hundred
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing: 6:00pm, 9th Jan 2022 GMT

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Healthcare
Wellness programs
Additional parental leave
Extra holiday
Professional development
Mentoring/coaching
Paid volunteer days

Candidate happiness

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Job Description

The brief is simple. Get involved, be proactive, have a can-do attitude and love being part of a brilliant team working on one of the most innovative projects in sport today.

We are introducing this exciting, fixed term role to support our Commercial Partnership Team in the delivery of our partners rights across The Hundred.

The Hundred is a sporting event like no other. World class entertainment, the world’s best players and the women’s and men’s games on equal footing. It is the highest profile new sports event to launch in the UK for many years and received extensive media coverage, broadcast across Sky Sports and BBC Sport. The Hundred  boasts partners who share our passion and energy for high-class sport and entertainment. The department is fun, energetic and lively with a “start-up” mentality.

 

WHO WE ARE

The England and Wales Cricket Board is the national governing body for all cricket in England and Wales, supporting the game at every level – from grassroots to professional.

Cricket, and The Hundred in particular, has the potential to makes an enduring, positive impact on people’s lives. It provides great entertainment.  It can help inclusion and social cohesion. It’s something for everyone to watch, play or enjoy, across genders, age, disability, and diverse communities.

The Hundred welcomes applications from all backgrounds to ensure we deliver our Inspiring Generations strategy and fulfil our purpose to connect communities and improve lives through cricket.

OUR VALUES

  • Stronger As One Team – We are stronger together. We allow for individual strengths and beliefs but head in the same direction. We respect, support and really listen to each other along the way.

  • Push New Boundaries – We are bold, brave and curious. We challenge and don’t settle. We forge the future whilst remembering our roots.

  • Be The Best In The Game – On & Off The Pitch – We train hard. We strive to be our best to help the team be the best. We celebrate our victories and learn from our let downs.

  • Passion For Play – We are here to inspire & be inspired. We are serious about what we do, but don’t take ourselves seriously. We enjoy the journey and have fun.

 

YOU’LL LOVE THIS JOB IF

  • You have an unshakable get-stuck-in mentality, a can-do attitude and friendly demeanour.

  • You’re an excellent communicator, able to work with sales and marketing teams and build rapport with customers.

  • You’re an organised individual who thrives under busy, variable and dynamic environments where no two days are alike.

  • You have good relationship building skills and a level-headed nature to manage tight deadlines.

YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Supporting the Commercial Partnerships Managers and Senior Commercial Manager in managing a portfolio of partners, ensuring the relationships are managed efficiently and contractual rights are delivered effectively

  • Delivering partner commercial rights including branding, experiential activation, tickets and hospitality

  • Assisting with the management of the player appearance calendar and attending appearances

  • Developing strong relationships with partners and their agencies, venues, suppliers and colleagues

  • Travelling to major cricket grounds in the lead up to match days and being a key point of contact during events to ensure contractual rights are delivered during the cricket season (includes working at weekends), liaising with venues and members of the event delivery team

  • Managing commercial partner ticket and hospitality requirements. Liaising with venues and internal teams to ensure these rights are delivered to required standards

  • Ensuring supplier contracts are delivered, ensuring appropriate standards of service

  • Lead event-based projects such as accreditation requirements and creating commercial match reports

  • Creation and maintenance of an image bank, selecting appropriate images for partner use

  • Assist with administrative support for the Commercial Partnerships Team, including finance and research

 YOU’LL HAVE

  • A proven ability to use your own initiative and to work efficiently, with excellent attention to detail and good humour in an ever-changing environment

  • Office based experience, within sponsorship, events and marketing communications industries is an advantage

  • The confidence and ability to deal with internal and external stakeholders with a solid understanding of how to establish, maintain, and positively leverage these relationships effectively

  • Experience of managing projects, delivering on commitments and working collaboratively and effectively in a team utilising strong problem-solving skills

YOU’LL RECEIVE

  • Competitive salary pro rated

  • 25 days’ holiday pro rated

  • Private medical insurance

  • Non-contributory 8% pension

  • Life assurance

  • Free on-site gym

  • 30% discount on New Balance items

     

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Sun 9th Jan 2022

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

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