Events and Partnerships Manager (FULL-TIME)

HEAD OFFICE- HAMPTON WICK, SURREY

Reports to - Head of Marketing

Here at Sigma Sport, we live and breathe road cycling and triathlon and love sharing our passion with customers around the world. Over the last 25 years Sigma Sport has established itself as a premium retailer within the Road Cycling and Triathlon industry, with a passion for sourcing quality products and providing excellent levels of customer service. As we continue to grow we are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and entrepreneurial events and partnerships manager to join our growing team.

ABOUT THE JOB

As part of a fast growing marketing team you’ll be at the forefront of Sigma Sport’s events and partnerships program. Increasing engagement with our customers by managing and executing a unique, industry leading events and partnerships strategy.

  • Event strategy and planning - Work with 3rd parties and partners to build a series of highly engaging and distinctive events which support the overall marketing strategy
  • Event delivery - manage all event logistics from conception to delivery
  • Sponsored athlete liaison - be the point of contact for all Sigma Sport supported teams and athletes
  • Partnership activation - Ensure all marketing partnerships and sponsorships are delivered to agreed standards and be point of contact for 3rd parties
  • Pre Event Communications - work with marketing and content teams to promote events / activations
  • Demo / Hire fleet management - day to day running of extensive demo fleet, including booking calendars, promotion and end of season sales
  • Manage off site retails events - from concept to execution, liaising with all key stakeholders throughout the process
  • Manage inbound marketing requests, providing initial assessment of opportunity and timely response
  • Coordinate seasonal merchandising initiatives, including store and online point of sale/displays
  • Manage internal communications to keep all stakeholders up to date on planned event activity
  • Reporting - Provide head of departments with regular communications and information on performance of above activities

ABOUT YOU

  • University Graduate (or equivalent experience)
  • Minimum 2 years experience in events management role within similar organisation
  • Live and breathe road cycling and/or triathlon
  • Passion and understanding of how to engage with consumers through event marketing
  • Entrepreneurial, a self starter, able to manage multiple projects at any time
  • Experience of event management and budgeting
  • Passionate about marketing and keen to learn and develop new skills
  • Ready to make an impact on the brand
  • Willing to work weekends and evenings
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills and problem-solving capabilities
  • Commitment to the organisation’s mission and goals

SALARY

We offer a competitive salary, dependant on experience.

HOURS

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm (some weekend and evening work required)

HOLIDAY

28 days holiday including bank holidays.

To apply, please send your CV along with a covering letter to calvin.cox@sigmasport.co.uk

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