Fifty Digital is a multi-award winning creative and social media agency specialising in sponsorship and sport.

Partnering with a wide range of sports brands, governing bodies, teams and rights holders, we build emotional connections through storytelling in sponsorship and sport. We are defined by having a highly interactive, open way of working – we have a fast-moving, fast-working, and collaborative culture.

Our partner roster includes; FIFA World Cup 2022, Ferrari Formula One Team, The Football Association, The NBA, Heineken Champions Cup, The British & Irish Lions, Shell, The NFL, W Series, Qatar Airways, England Football, Volleyball World, LiveScore and Cristiano Ronaldo to name a few. 

We are looking for a Head of New Business and Marketing professional with experience in global agency marketing, reputation building, driving pitches and generating new business.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Managing Director, create, own and deliver the strategy for new business
  • Provide strategic oversight and ownership of the end to end agency pitch processes, continuing to raise standards and consistency 
  • Passionate about the building the Fifty Digital brand, adding value at every stage of the pitch process and celebrating the great work and wins we deliver.
  • Providing thought leadership on client, business and sector challenges and opportunities
  • Increasing external awareness of the agency brand internally and externally through partners, press, media, client community, intermediaries
  • Establishing the fee for pitches with the finance team and Leadership Team
  • Achieve the ambitious growth targets
  • Identifying event opportunities to target prospective clients
  • Works closely with the Operations Lead to proactively manage new business team resource
  • Partners with the Agency Leadership Team to develop potential client relationships built on trust, open dialogue and mutual respect
  • Line management of Senior Business Development Manager and Business Development Coordinator

About you:

  • Extensive experience working in an agency environment or similar
  • Ability to inspire and motivate teams through positivity and an unrivalled depth of knowledge of the potential client’s business
  • Communicates effectively in verbal and written form, professionally and in a transparent manner
  • Entrepreneurial approach, identifies new opportunities and areas of commercial growth for the agency and its clients
  • Champions the agencies capabilities and connects these with our potential clients’ needs
  • Thrives working in a collaborative and fast paced environment
  • Appetite for continuous improvement and learning
  • Extensive track record of pitching for and winning new business
  • Advanced knowledge of social media platforms, methodologies, measurement and techniques
  • Solid understanding of all Sports and the Business of Sport
  • Keen interest in emerging trends and technologies
  • Potential existing client contact base a plus
  • You will embody our Fifty Digital values: Teamship, Passion, Curiosity, Bravery and Openness


  • Hybrid working with flexible hours
  • 23 days holiday
  • Birthday off
  • 2 Wellness Days per year
  • Agency Christmas close down
  • End of quarter events (funded by Fifty)
  • Monthly socials
  • Paid 4 week sabbatical after 5 years’ service
  • Private health insurance (after probation)
  • Training and development budget
  • Discretionary company bonus

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