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Partner Manager

BAFTA is seeking a new Partner Manager to join their busy Partnerships team.

About partnerships at BAFTA

The Partnerships team exists to generate vital funds to support BAFTA’s global activity through engaging and authentic brand partnerships.  We are passionate about making connections and aligning values.  We must ensure we continue to diversify income streams to support BAFTA’s organisational objectives and we are looking for an experienced and tenacious Partner Manager to join our small, but talented team.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

Source, build and maintain great relationships with brand partners globally
Ensure all partnerships deliver against objectives whilst staying true to the BAFTA brand
Create engaging pitch decks and lead on negotiations
Work with the Head of Games to help engage industry and non-endemic brands to support BAFTA’s growing games output
Work to maximise potential around BAFTA’s UK and global Awards and events
Work with the Senior Manager - Partnerships, and the Comms team to drive commercial growth around BAFTA’s content and audience strategy
Work with all relevant internal departments and external stakeholders to ensure effective delivery of partnerships
Compile clear and precise reports for Senior Managers and Execs
Oversee contracts, ensuring partnerships are delivered efficiently and to deadline

Ideally you will have:

Significant experience in a sales role (minimum of 4 years)
Demonstrable experience selling partnerships in the gaming arena, either client or agency side
Proven experience in negotiating and securing 6+ figure contracts
The ability to listen to what brands want and be able to align ideas with sales objectives
Strong attention to detail
Experience of pitching face-to-face and on the phone
The ability to manage a substantial workload and work to tight deadlines
Understanding of social-media platforms and how brands engage and interact with communities
Excellent knowledge of the world of brand partnerships
Clear understanding of marketing and all aspects of a successful partnership

Ideally you will be:

Highly commercial and target driven
Tenacious and determined
An excellent communicator written and verbal, and a proven influencing style
Passionate and knowledge about the film, games and television industries

Application procedure 

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About Us:

BAFTA is a leading global charitable institution focused on championing creativity, opportunity and social change for all through the transformative power of film, games and television.

 BAFTA’s Vision is:

‘Bringing the transformative power of Film, Games and Television to everyone’

BAFTA’s aims are:  to champion the art and the craft, champion talent and champion the industry environment by:

Identifying and celebrating industry practice deemed exceptional by peer review, thereby elevating the art and craft of film, games and TV

Providing talent with recognition, inspiration, access and long term support, in particular those under- represented and underprivileged in society

Enabling a positive and inclusive environment, for an accessible, sustainable and connected industry