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Job listing closed on 29 Mar 2024

Partnership Marketing Coordinator – International

🇬🇧 London, UK
Full Time
1+ year exp.

Who We Are:

UFC® is the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization (MMA), with more than 700 million fans and 243 million social media followers. The organization produces more than 40 live events annually in some of the most prestigious arenas around the world while broadcasting to over 900 million TV households across more than 170 countries. UFC’s athlete roster features the world’s best MMA athletes representing more than 80 countries. The organization’s digital offerings include UFC FIGHT PASS®, one of the world’s leading streaming services for combat sports. UFC is part of TKO Group Holdings (NYSE: TKO) and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information, visit UFC.com and follow UFC at Facebook.com/UFC and @UFC on X, Snapchat, Instagram, and TikTok: @UFC.Endeavor is a global sports and entertainment company, home to many of the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events, and experiences. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation through entertainment agency WME; sports operations and advisory, event management, media production and distribution, and brand licensing through IMG; live event experiences and hospitality through On Location; full-service marketing through global cultural marketing agency 160over90; and sports data and technology through IMG ARENA and OpenBet. Endeavor is also the majority owner of TKO Group Holdings (NYSE: TKO), a premium sports and entertainment company comprising UFC and WWE.

The Role and What You’ll Do:

The Partnership Marketing Coordinator – International, supports all partnership account activities and assists with the creation, development, and execution of various sponsorship initiatives and marketing events. The position assists with account management, activation-related details, and liaising with different departments and helping to implement customized sponsorship objectives.

  • Effectively contributes during on-boarding and weekly check-in calls with partners, which includes weekly agenda and recap note assistance
  • Creates and assists with the overall management of Account Plans by tracking assets, updating in time for month-end progress check-ins, liaise with internal team members and other departments on current asset delivery
  • Assist the Activation team with partner gifting by selecting on-boarding gifts and organizing the distribution
  • Assists with the UFC Octagon creative and execution by collecting partner artwork details, submitting according to internal deadlines, and approving final buildouts
  • Assists with collecting all Broadcast and live-event assets in advance of each PPV event
  • Assists with the routing of all partner static and video buildouts to UFC Brand team for approval
  • Distribute company Style Guides, event schedules, and other important newsletters to partners
  • Assists with scheduling fighter appearances/initiatives with partners
  • Travels to select events to assist the Activation team on-site
  • Works with the Digital/Social team to monitor and track partner online deliverables, which include digital media, social and content
  • Manages sponsor contracted tickets, purchased tickets & ticket banks
  • Coordinates sponsor initiatives such as Fan Experience and hospitality events
  • Works closely with other departments on key company initiatives and partner participation (i.e. International Fight Week, Tentpole Marketing Events etc.)
  • Oversees the development of Partner Event & Annual Recaps
  • Other projects and duties as assigned

You Have These:

  • Bachelor’s degree, with concentration in marketing or sports management preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of agency, team or client-based partnership servicing experience.
  • Experience managing the development and implementation of partnership marketing strategy.
  • Experience with marketing platform integration (digital, event, hospitality, etc.), on-site event marketing operations and logistics preferred.
  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally as needed.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in fast-paced client-service environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and cultivate relationships.
  • Must be a team player and able to foster excellent internal and external working relationships.
  • Self-starter, resourceful and able to develop solutions in a high-stress environment.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Zoomifier and the ability to learn other computer programs.
Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world’s diverse voices.  Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.