Commercial Lead – Major Events & City Halls, Culture & Tourism, Liverpool City Council

Commercial Lead – Major Events & City Halls

Job Number: LCC01220
Location: Liverpool
Contract Type: Temporary
Salary: 31288 – 36019 GBP Year
Closing Date: 14-04-2017

About the Role:

Liverpool City Council is looking to recruit a Commercial Lead – Major Events & City Halls.

The Commercial Lead – Major Events & City Halls will be required to identify, develop, secure and manage all commercial partnership/sponsorship opportunities and relationships, for major events and city halls, to support programme delivery and meet organisational objectives.

The post holder will support and assist with other commercial work across the team.

Key Accountabilities

The successful candidate will:

  • Take responsibility for securing and account managing sponsor and partner relationships covering City Halls (St Georges Hall & the Liverpool Town Hall) and major events including the International Mersey River Festival Mayoral 100 Club Initiative, Liverpool International Music Festival and British Style Collective by Clothes Show whilst supporting other cross-sector commercial activity to deliver organisational objectives.
  • Identify and secure commercial partnerships and sponsorship for both St Georges Hall and the Liverpool Town Hall.
  • Assist in writing and delivering commercial sponsorship proposals.
  • Have full account management of sponsor & partner relationships including sales, pitching/presentations, identifying & activating sponsor benefits covering both b2b and b2c markets.
  • Explore, identify and secure sponsorship opportunities across the organisation to maximise revenue opportunities.
  • Support other Commercial Leads in managing and delivering commercial initiatives and sponsor/partner relationships.
  • Monitor and undertake evaluation on funded projects and gather ROI data to publish ROI reports to official partners and sponsors post event/project.

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of identifying, developing and securing commercial revenue/sponsorship opportunities from the private sector.
  • Experience of managing sponsor & partner relationships in a CSR, regeneration, events, halls/venues and/or b2b environment.
  • Experience of identifying, developing and securing commercial revenue/sponsorship opportunities from the private sector.
  • Experience of managing sponsor & partner relationships in a CSR, regeneration, events, halls/venues and/or b2b environment.
  • Experience of managing multiple commercial accounts effectively and efficiently at any one time.
  • Experience of effective forecasting, benchmarking, budget management, report writing, presenting and preparing P&L’s.
  • Experience of effective networking converting into commercial opportunities to generate revenue.
  • Experience in working effectively with public and private sector agencies, brands and local communities particularly in partnership arrangements.
  • Experience of working in a sports or health context.

Other:

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details.

 

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