Commercial Partnerships Executive

England and Wales Cricket Board

Location Lord's
Salary Competitive
Team Marketing
  • Closing: 5:00pm, 20th Dec 2022 GMT

Perks and benefits

Life Insurance
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Additional parental leave
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid volunteer days
Cycle to work scheme

Candidate happiness

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Job Description


The Commercial Partnerships Executive role is an essential member of our commercial team and is responsible for assisting the day-to-day management of relationships with a portfolio of exciting and forward thinking partners. Collaborative working is key, with both external and internal stakeholders, to develop and deliver best in class annual activation plans.

We are looking for a someone who will approach the role with a marketeers mindset, is proactive & keen to learn, has a can-do attitude and who will love being part of a brilliant team within one of sport’s most progressive commercial teams.


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.

We know that cricket is a force for good and makes an enduring impact on people’s lives. It provides great entertainment. It teaches important skills, both physical and social. 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 ECB 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.



  • 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 and 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 are passionate about delivering exceptional client service to partners and are experienced in managing and delivering commercial partnership contracts.

  • You have worked with big brands in sport or entertainment and have a thorough understanding of the fundamental marketing principles and audience segmentation.

  • You have strong interpersonal skills that build great relationships at all levels within stakeholder organisations.

  • You are very organised, with a high level of attention to detail.

  • You are brilliant at collaborating with different stakeholders across business, both internal and external.



  • Working with key ECB commercial partners to maximise brilliant and innovative partnerships.

  • Working alongside partners and their agencies to develop and implement activation plans, that deliver against objectives and exceed KPI’s.

  • Coordinate Marketing, Digital, Events and Communications teams to support partner campaigns, ensuring they are aligned with The Hundred’s strategy and engage target audiences.

  • Building strong relationships within our commercial partners to develop a robust understanding of partner brands and businesses.

  • Developing and delivering insight led partner evaluation presentations.

  • Oversee player content and PR appearances which deliver partner and ECB objectives.

  • Attending matches as part of the event delivery team.

  • Managing partner servicing budgets.

  • Contribution to driving of the overall commercial strategy including supporting new business initiatives.



  • 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.

  • Established experience in a client facing role, assisting the management of commercial partnerships and activating through the line marketing campaigns.

  • Excellent project, planning and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure.

  • The confidence and capability to build strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

  • Excellent communication, negotiation, influencing and decision-making skills.

  • Experience of building process, ways of working and collaboration.

  • The right to work in the UK.



  • Competitive salary

  • 25 days’ holiday

  • Private medical insurance

  • Non-contributory 8% pension

  • Life assurance

  • Free on-site gym

  • 30% discount on Castore items

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Tue 20th Dec 2022


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 Tue 20th Dec 2022