We’re looking for someone who loves to connect customer passions with sponsorship opportunities in new and interesting ways, could that be you?As Sponsorship Manager, you’ll help to develop a new sponsorship strategy and activation plan which will be integral in shaping how Aviva supports it customers and communities. This role will report to our Sponsorship Lead and will be part of the wider Group Brand and Reputation team.The Sponsorship Manager be responsible for helping make fast-paced decisions regarding which sponsorships are right for Aviva, how to activate them in new and engaging ways and how to measure them for effectiveness. You will raise the profile of our sponsorship internally by getting Aviva employees and business stakeholders excited, as well as educating them on the role it plays within the brand strategy and their functions.This is a rare opportunity to get involved at the beginning of the sponsorship and to help shape the strategy.This role can be based from any of our offices: London, York, Norwich or Bristol, and will also benefit from Aviva’s smart working arrangements.Duties & ResponsibilitiesHelping to evaluate the right sponsorship opportunity for AvivaEnsuring that all sponsorship activities are engaging for customers and colleagues while being optimised to key business objectives within the sponsorship strategyEnsuring key stakeholders have visibility of the sponsorship activation plan and that sponsorship activities are integrated in the various marketing plansDeveloping clear objectives for the sponsorship and developing robust measurement criteriaEnsuring our colleagues and customers are aware of the sponsorship and are feeling the benefit of itTrack competitors and best in class sponsorship strategy and activation (within and outside the industry)Presenting your plans and ideas to the team and stakeholdersBudget management and timing plans.Skills & Experience RequiredProven experience in a sponsorship management roleExcellent project management skillsAbility to present to internal and external stakeholders in an engaging and professional mannerAbility to work in a fast-paced environment as part of a collaborative teamAn understanding of how sponsorship impacts both customers and employees of an organisationExperience of managing large-scale budgets with demonstrable financial acumenWhat will you get for this role?Competitive annual salary depending on skills, experience and qualificationsGenerous defined contribution pension schemeAnnual performance related bonus and pay reviewHoliday allowance of 29 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional daysUp to 40% discount for some Aviva products through “My Aviva Extras” plus discounts for Friends and Family (some exclusions apply)Excellent range of flexible benefits, including a matching share save schemeWorking at AvivaAt Aviva, we’re people with a purpose. To be with you today, for a better tomorrow.We bring this to life by ensuring managing risk is at the heart of the way we all work. We love people who do the right thing for our customers, and our colleagues. We want people who speak up, who take responsibility, and who make good decisions.The way we do this is important too. We always ‘Care More’. It’s our thing. We’re all about our people – that’s you – so we can be pretty flexible. If you want to work from home some of the time or change your hours so you can pick up your kids or care for someone in your family, we’re very open to that. In fact, we don’t advertise roles as either part or full time, because we know each person has different needs, just as each business area has different needs. So, it’s up to you to discuss working hours during your interview.We care deeply about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We want our employees to bring their whole self to work and that starts with you.We interview every disabled applicant* that meets the minimum criteria for the job. Once you’ve applied, please send us a separate email stating that you have a disclosed disability and we’ll make sure we interview you.We’d love it if you could submit your application online. If you require an alternative method of applying, please give Danielle Stallard-Trueman a call on (0) or send an email to . *As defined in The Equality Act 2010*. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean you should provide us with evidence which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required and have the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential to perform the role.