Partnerships Accounts Director

Partnerships Accounts Director
Posted 4 years ago

Location: London
Department: Global Partnerships
Contract type:  Permanent Job/Full Time
Function: Director
Salary: £65-70k (OTE £140K)


The exciting lifestyle and travel tech start-up is looking for a highly skilled Partnerships Accounts Director, with a history of past achievements in Business Development, Corporate Strategy and Consumer Marketing Implementation. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage global partnership tracking tool (infrastructure for deals to be executed on a country and location level)
  • Oversee the execution and amplification of all partnerships at the global level
  • Create the Partnerships playbook and manage its execution company-wide
  • Ensure client satisfaction and promote client retention
  • Strategize and develop integrated brand campaigns for music and entertainment programming
  • Manage partnership integration and support event execution for the company’s International Music Conference (SIMS)
  • Build and implement a fully integrated music technology platform 
  • Leading the implementation of all deal terms in the operations (location, country, and global level implementation)
  • Support the Global Head of Partnerships in the development and implementation of innovative business models and processes that maximise company ́s growth

Work Relationships:

  • Ability to coordinate and support commercial negotiations with multiple third-parties
  • See deals from A to Z and ground their success 
  • Lead conversations with different external stakeholders
  • Manage risk and quality of the partnerships 
  • Act as the glue between the Global team and Operations 
  • Monitor development and execution of all commercial action plans 
  • Monitor operational expenses with full P&L awareness
  • Enjoys being part of and motivating a team to work at the highest level
  • Work cross-functionally to build understanding and enthusiasm for the partnerships being built


The Partnerships Accounts Director must have the following attributes and professional skills: 

Mandatory skills, qualifications and experience

Qualifications and Professional experience requirements:

  • 8+ years partnership and strategy implementation experience 
  • Extensive experience in business development and client management 
  • Demonstrate successful brand partnership deals with multinational companies
  • Experience managing and executing global consumer marketing campaigns
  • Experience working in the music and entertainment industry
  • Prior experience organising and implementing partnerships for music festivals and conferences is a must
  • Previous experience in building and managing teams
  • Experience working in a start-up environment
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

Personal Skills:

  • Very structured and organised 
  • Available to travel up to 40% of the time
  • Structured and analytical data-driven decision-maker 
  • A record of past achievements, including the ability to spearhead new strategic initiatives and manage senior-level external stakeholders
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills, strong creative problem-solving abilities, excellent interpersonal skills, organisational, and operational skills
  • Very strong communication skills + cultural sensitivity
  • Fluent in English additional languages preferred 
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • With wide availability and dedication
  • Problem-solving skills, including poise under emergency conditions
  • Thrives on working in a demanding, dynamic and lean organisation

Must have a strategic long-term vision of how to build and expand the brand while respecting and protecting its core values. Need to set the right priorities to ensure timely execution of strategy. 

This is an exciting opportunity based in our London HQ with frequent travel to our global destinations. 

You will receive a salary of £65-70k per annum with up to 100% bonus opportunity. 

The closing date for applications is 28th October 2019.

Ref: Jowsel19ina

Applicant Qualifications

  • How many years of partnership and strategy implementation experience do you have?
  • How many years of business development and client management experience do you have?
  • How many years of brand partnership deals with multinational companies experience do you have?
  • How many years of managing and executing global consumer marketing campaigns experience do you have?
  • How many years of working in the music and entertainment industry experience do you have?
  • How many years of travel up to 40% of the time experience do you have?
  • How many years of analytical data-driven decision-maker experience do you have?
  • What is the highest level of education you have completed?
  • Are you in London, Greater London?
  • Do you have the following licence or certification: legal to work in the UK?
  • Do you speak Proficient English (Must)?
  • What about this role excites you and made you want to apply? Please describe your interest in working with us.

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