Director Sport Partnerships

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An exceptional opportunity for a Sports Partnership Director to join a Saudi Gigaproject.

The ideal candidate is someone who has worked in the sports/entertainment/events sector previously with experience in partnerships and sponsorships.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Identify high-potential marketing partnership opportunities across the globe, including but not limited to media publishers, events and exhibitions, sports groups and corporations.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with current and potential partners.
  • Brief potential and existing partners and challenge them to provide innovative responses to needs
  • Evaluate proposals and pitch strong candidates to corporate, sales and marketing leaders to ensure that the conditions are favorable and in line with the needs of the government entity
  • Negotiate the best value for each partnership and ensure that the conditions are favorable and in line with the requirements
  • Develop Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and monitor performance to ensure all partnerships contribute meaningfully to the achievement of business objectives.
  • Manage the end-to-end project of all marketing partnerships, coordinating with internal teams, external teams
  • Learn key lessons from current partnerships to continuously strengthen our partnership program.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality, Sports Management, Marketing, Business or a related field, or equivalent experience preferred
  • Proven success in implementing marketing partnership programs with high return on investment
  • Commercial understanding
  • Experience in large-scale events in sporting environment is a plus, especially among professionals in the sector, or B2B

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