Leisure & Tourism
Manchester City Council’s Parks, Leisure, Events and Youth service is seeking a Commercial and Sponsorship Officer to support our ambitious income generation and partnerships strategy.
We are seeking a commercially minded person with demonstrable experience of developing new business opportunities and relationships, the ability to generate sponsorship and other income streams, as well as knowledge of contracts and procurement processes to maximise the commercial value of our service.
This role will seek out and drive forward partnerships and negotiate sponsorship agreements with a range of stakeholders for our diverse programme of city-wide events, such as our flagship Manchester Day event, and build relationships that generate social value as well as income for the city.
This role will collaborate with contract managers and operators to manage and develop contracts and oversee procurement processes, collating and analysing data to inform decision making and ensure we deliver best value and best practice across the service.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a genuine passion for the city of Manchester to join our team and contribute to the sustainable growth and future of our parks, leisure, events and youth services.
Manchester City Council is committed to giving fair support to members of the Armed Forces and veterans, whilst recognising and remembering the sacrifices they have made. The aim of The Armed Forces Covenant is to ensure that the Armed Forces and veterans are not disadvantaged, when applying for vacancies with Manchester City Council. Armed Forces and veterans will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the Minimum requirements for the role.
Manchester City Council values equality and works to provide a fair and inclusive environment for a workforce that is as diverse as the communities it serves. We want to further increase the diversity of our workforce, in particular the number of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic staff and disabled staff at all levels of the Council. This advert is open to all applicants, and we would particularly welcome applications from candidates identifying with one or both of those characteristics.