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Head of Partnerships position with City Football Foundation

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Head of Partnerships position with City Football Foundation

Opportunity to help communities benefit from football through partnerships. Closing date: 10  April 2018

City Football Group is the owner of a number of football related businesses with global relevance. These include high profile professional football clubs, academies, technical support and marketing companies. CFG’s clubs include the Premier League’s Manchester City FC, MLS Franchise New York City Football Club in the United States, Melbourne City FC of the Australian A-League, and a minority shareholder in Yokohama Marinos of the J-League in Japan, a shareholder in La Liga Club, Girona FC and ownership of Uruguayan club, CA Torque.

The common aim across all clubs is to provide the best possible experience and an unrivalled opportunity for fans and communities to participate in, and benefit from, football at both a local and global level. City Football Group prides itself on having a diverse family of employees who share a passion for beautiful football and a steadfast commitment to the local community. City people are innovative, collaborative and motivated by success.

We have an exciting opportunity within our City Football Foundation department for an experienced Head of Partnerships. CFG’s global foundation uses football to give city kids a better shot at life, focusing on health, education, employability, safe spaces, and social inclusion. We support youth led community football projects worldwide, with fans voting on how new projects are funded each year through our ‘Cityzens Giving’ campaign. A growing network of commercial partners are investing funds, talent and product to take the impact to new heights.

This is an inspiring opportunity to make a mark, by developing cross sector CSR partnerships which drive brand and community impact simultaneously.

As Head of Partnerships, key responsibilities include:

  • Helping to grow Foundation revenue and impact by acquiring new sponsors
  • Help manage a growing network of existing CSR sponsors
  • Enhance CSR profile and positioning
  • Develop Foundation sales and marketing content.

Successful candidates will have a strong knowledge of CSR and demonstrable experience building business-charity collaborations that go beyond cash investments.

Essential requirements include outstanding sales, marketing, communications and relationship management skills with the ability to apply this across sectors.

To apply, please e-mail your CV and covering letter quoting vacancy reference TP-738-20180319 to


United Kingdom

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