Title:  Senior Sponsorship Specialist

Job Req ID:  4260
Description: 

Aramco energizes the world economy.

Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer. 

With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco’s value to society.

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations’ spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom’s vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.

Overview

Responsible for the management and activation of major global sponsorship properties, delivering against KPIs, maximizing value from the partnership, ensuring strategic alignment and support of the achievement of business and brand objectives, building internal support and involvement in the partnership.

Key Responsibilities

Primary day to day contact for the sponsorship management team and marketing teams on all sponsorship issues
Communicate and ensure the application of sponsorship management and activation best practices 
Ensure all sponsorship activities adheres to the sponsorship policy and procedures 
Develop key sponsorship marketing strategy and plans and measure activity performance
Manage projects and ensure accurate and on time execution 
Budget and contractual management and control
Actively contribute to the development of the team through coaching, support and development of formal training plans
Drive the development and adaptation of marketing campaigns to support partnerships
Ensure the development of tools required to facilitate sponsorship activations
Coordinate the evaluation of sponsorship activations and ensure communication of key findings to management
Ensure all activation initiatives comply with contractual obligations and visual and verbal identity guidelines 
Manage all IP and creative approvals for all materials related to sponsorship communications
Hold quarterly business review meetings with the respective teams to ensure activities are measured and meet the agreed objectives
Act as a sponsorship expert to provide the teams with support on any contract negotiation
Provide consultancy support to the teams in the development and implementation of activation strategy and plans. 
 

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s /advanced degree preferred 
A minimum of 15 years’ experience in Marketing/ Sport Marketing & Sponsorship 
Significant experience in sponsorship marketing with strong bias towards delivering successful domestic and international sponsorship marketing programs. Has successfully led partnerships exceeding $20MM in annual value.
Must have worked in an international environment, familiarity with culture and values is a paramount importance 
Strong financial management skills
Excellent organizational skills
Strong interpersonal, persuasive and presentation skills
Travel flexibility
Strong project management skills
 

Working environment

Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.

At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world’s biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.

We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs – one of the largest in the world.

 

Country/Region:  SA