Salary – Based on Experience

Location – Leeds

Contract type – Permanent (Full time)

Closing date9 May 2022

Interview date – 6 June 2022

(Growth and Commercial Team)

Holiday entitlement of 25 days (+ UK bank holidays) plus benefits including pension

Full time 37.5 hours per week

The Professional Squash Association (PSA) is the global governing body responsible for the administration of both men’s and women’s professional squash around the world. With over 200 events taking place around the globe every year, the PSA World Tour showcases the game of squash at its highest level in some of the world’s most unique and stunning locations.

Squash Media & Marketing (SMM) – the commercial arm of the PSA – is responsible for working with our partners to deliver these engaging events, while creating new opportunities for our athletes and exciting propositions for our fans.

This is a brilliant opportunity for a new graduate or someone early in their career to break into the exciting sports industry in a marketing / content / creative role.

About you:-

  • A graduate in media, marketing, social media or other marketing / business discipline
  • Experience editing websites, newsletters, using social media
  • Experience with copywriting and editorial/writing skills
  • Some experience with creative tools (photoshop, video editing)
  • A strong communicator both written and spoken
  • Ability to interact with and build strong relationships with partners and internal contacts at all levels
  • An interest in sport in general or squash
  • Possess strong analytical skills (experience with Excel or other insights tools)
  • Well organised, good time manager and inter-personal skills with attention to detail
  • Have the energy to learn new skills and develop professionally and personally
  • Proactive in seeking opportunities, finding solutions, and making things happen!

The role:-

The Partnerships Marketing Executive is a key new hire and will be responsible for day-to-day execution across website, social, content and events for activations of partners assigned to the individual. In a highly visible role both internally and externally, the key responsibilities for the role will include:

  • Being the first point of contact for partners that this role manages and responsible for building strong relationships with them.
  • Being the first point of contact for internal stakeholders regarding activities and updates on the partners that this role manages.
  • Work with the Marketing Manager, PR & Media Manager and Head of Growth to understand objectives for each partner, agree on execution elements and implement actions on a day-to-day basis.
  • Responsible for day-to-day execution across website, social, content and events for activations of partners assigned to the individual.
  • Work with the partner to identify athletes they want content on and manage distribution of content through agreed means within timelines on a day-to-day basis.
  • Collaborate with the Content, Social and Media teams on content plans, social activations, and PR opportunities.
  • Stay up to date on contractual requirements for partners and ensure delivery of all assets from all parties.
  • Monitor, evaluate and report on key metrics to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Identify new activations, ideas and opportunities to enhance the partner relationship, while adding value to the partner, SMM, athletes and fans.
  • Proactively stay up to date on latest goings-on in the partnership / sponsorship space, new opportunities, new technology, thought leadership and activities by other brands and rights holders.

The role will be based in the Calls area of Leeds and requires occasional travel for meetings and regular travel to events for fulfilling partner requirements.

The PSA Group values the diversity of their global multi-cultural following and aims to have a workforce reflecting this; therefore, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

To apply email your CV and covering letter to Julie Shimmin at

Only applicants who currently have the right to work in the UK will be considered.

How to apply

To apply email your CV and covering letter to Julie Shimmin at

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