Partnership Business Development

  • Resident Advisor
  • London, UK
  • Jun 07, 2019
Part time Commercial Sales

Job Description

Contract: Part time (3 or 4 days/week, open to discussion), initial 6 month contract

Reporting to: Head of Commercial / Senior Brand Partnerships Manager

Job Description:

Resident Advisor (RA) is looking for someone to join our flourishing partnerships team to build relationships with potential brand partners. RA has a legacy of delivering creative partnerships with the likes of Nike, Absolut, Sonos, Apple Music, Adidas, Pioneer and many others. The opportunity exists to facilitate conversations with a breadth of emerging and established brands that share our values and want to create a meaningful connection to our culture.  

Key responsibilities:

  • Identifying new business opportunities with brands and fostering new relationships with potential partners that align with RA values
  • Making introductions between brand managers / agencies and the RA brand partnerships team
  • Contributing to ideation process for brief responses  
  • Attending brand activations, conferences, and other networking events to develop relationships  
  • Contributing to delivering the Brand Partnerships strategy
  • Keeping up to date with the brand partnership landscape
  • Professionally representing the RA brand at all times
  • Willingness to live RA’s values and work towards achieving our goals

We’re looking for:

  • An impressive track record of winning high value business
  • Experience within the cultural partnerships sector
  • Understanding of brand/agency processes, sales cycles and how to deliver tangible pitch insights
  • An extensive list of contacts across brand managers and creative/PR agencies within the alcohol, travel, lifestyle and tech categories
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Confidence with pitching and presenting ideas
  • A passion and deep understanding of electronic music and culture

Our Values:

  • Our passion is our profession.
  • We are independent and we support independence.
  • We support local scenes.
  • We treat dance music as an art form.
  • We champion the values of acceptance that underpin dance music culture.
  • We care about the past, present and future of electronic music.
  • We choose honesty over gain.