Liverpool FC is an icon of global sport, a brand with an exceptional heritage. Hundreds of millions of people across the globe are devoted to the Club, but there is more to Liverpool FC than the scale of its fanbase. Over 100 years of success and heartache has forged a truly unique identity. Working for Liverpool FC makes you more than just an employee, you are an integral part of the world`s greatest football family.

We are now looking for talented individuals, interested in marketing, sales support, and partnership operations to join us for 6 months in our commercial London office – recent graduates who want to be a part of the development of world-class sports sponsorships that drive significant revenue for LFC.

The role will involve working closely with team members across our global commercial offices and offers the opportunity for the candidate to receive exposure to many departments across the Club.

Join us to enhance your skillset and develop your career in the sports marketing industry.

What will you be doing?

The Partnership Development Operations Assistant will provide significant support across the day-to-day management of the entire partnership development process. The role involves working closely with the LFC Partnerships Sales and Central team to project manage key sales cycles and develop innovative and compelling sales materials that will introduce LFC to prospective partners.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing logistical support for the Partnerships Development team.
  • Quality checking all sales materials.
  • Proactively suggesting improvements to the senior Operations team and working with them to implement approved solutions.
  • Sourcing external suppliers and liaising with them to develop sales materials, fulfil orders and process payments whilst adhering to budget and Club policies.
  • Cultivating strong and lasting relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Resolving issues and removing any roadblocks that might prevent the sales support function from operating at anything less than maximum efficiency.
  • Uploading important data to our Partnership Team’s CRM system and supporting Sales team with management of the system.
  • Assisting Operations team with weekly reporting to evaluate the effectiveness of global and regional development strategies.
  • Providing ad hoc support for advanced discussions with prospective partners, including bespoke gifting and experiences.
  • Administrative support of the commercial team, assisting with the processing of commercial contracts. 
  • Proactively managing stock and replenishing when necessary.

Who are we looking for?

If you’re a natural problem solver and a strong communicator, capable of using your initiative to make things happen, then we’d love to hear from you.

To be successful, you will:

  • Understand commercial sports marketing, the sponsorship landscape and its position in the broader media and entertainment industry.
  • Have a high attention to detail.
  • Be effective at problem solving and have the initiative to come up with solutions to challenges.
  • Be process-driven while at the same time, enjoying the opportunity to be creative.
  • Be computer literate with a good understanding of MS Office packages.
  • Be confident working with numbers. Candidates must be proficient in the use of Excel with the ability to write and understand basic formulae in order to manage and interpret large volumes of data.
  • Write clearly and competently. Be an excellent communicator.
  • Consistently organised, timely and detail-oriented in carrying out your day-to-day tasks.
  • Satisfactory ability to deal with pressure in difficult situations.
  • Be an amazing team player.

Most importantly, we are looking for someone with a “can-do attitude” who will relish the opportunity to get stuck in and become an integral part of the Partnerships team.

You will be a good fit for this role if you share our Club values of ambition, commitment, dignity and unity and have an understanding of the club activities ‘off pitch’.

Due to the nature of the role, you must be within commutable distance of our London office as this will be your main base of work.

Why should you apply?

This is a 6-month temporary role working full-time 35 hours per week from Monday to Friday. You will be based in our London office with the opportunity to work on a hybrid (office/home working) basis depending on the needs of the business.

To reward your hard work and commitment we offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday (pro rata) plus 8 bank holidays and a contributory pension scheme.

You will have access to our benefits kit bag where you can get high street discounts, and a selection of benefit schemes you can join. There are opportunities to get involved with volunteering through our LFC Foundation to give back to the local community.

We aspire to be the most inclusive club in world football – providing fair and appropriate opportunities to as many people from different backgrounds as possible, being welcoming and meeting their needs as best we can. We are committed to hiring great people representative of a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills, not just because it`s the right thing to do, but because we believe it makes our Club stronger. If you share our enthusiasm and passion for inclusivity, then we want to hear from you.

Liverpool FC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all Colleagues and Volunteers to share this commitment.

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