Participate in the creation and execution of the business growth strategy for Nigerian businesses.
To find new partners and other business prospects, cultivate relationships with senior decision. makers at potential sponsors, appropriate marketing agencies, event management businesses, and promoters.
Manage the sales process by coordinating with other departments from the proposal to the deal memo submission and contract execution (Legal, Finance, etc.).
Adapt current group marketing strategies and develop new ones specifically for Nigerian business.
Keep a database of extremely lucrative targets and possibilities.
Keep an eye on the action at nearby sports and entertainment venues.
Develop business partnerships for event sponsorship, media coverage, and pitching to potential clients.
Create and take advantage of networking opportunities with prospective and current sponsors, as well as with pertinent marketing agencies.
Use storytelling to effectively sell-in partnership ideas to new business prospects.
Develop, visualize, and present customized partnership solutions for prospective sponsors.
Facilitate ideation by leading cross-functional brainstorms to inform creative solutions.
Liaise with colleagues globally across the group to uncover business development opportunities.
Maintain a strong understanding of industry marketing channels and technologies that clients may utilize in activating a sponsorship.