Association of Colleges (AoC)

Sponsorship Executive

London (Greater)
c£33,000 per anum
23 May 2018
30 May 2018
Job Level
Manager, Officer
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
Member Organisation

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and proactive Sponsorship Executive to join our small but busy AoC External Partnerships team.  Reporting to the Head of External Partnerships and  Relationships, you will work closely with colleagues across the organisation, in particular with the Sponsorship and Fundraising Executive and the Head of Events and Sponsorship, to identify and maintain relationships with new and existing sponsors and business partners to generate additional revenue and to enhance AoC’s profile and reputation.

This role is pivotal in building and maintaining income generation for the organisation.  You will be required to identify new sponsorship opportunities and maintain and maximise existing relationships. Additionally, you will have responsibility for creating  and implementing delivery plans for successful sponsorship campaigns, supporting the creation of new AoC products and services to maximise growth opportunities, and evaluating success.

This role would really suit someone with experience in sponsorship work, looking to own and maintain their own relationships and to play a part in developing the future AoC sponsorship plan. Exceptional customer service and stewardship is key. This is a new role so the successful candidate will have a real chance to shape and build both their role and the organisation’s approach.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience in sponsorship with a proven track-record of achieving sponsorship income against targets, excellent relationship management,interpersonal skills, and the ability to plan and manage their own work. We are looking for someone who is capable of working effectively using their initiative, who is adaptable and able to respond quickly to changing priorities in a considered manner.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a prestigious membership organisation in the Further Education sector. AoC represents and promotes the interests of colleges nationally and provides a range of specialist services to support colleges to provide high-quality technical and professional education and training for young people, adults and employers. Colleges prepare over three million students with valuable skills for the workplace and valuable employability skills, helping to develop their career opportunities and strengthen the local, regional and national economy.

Further details about this role can be found by clicking on the job description below.

Interview date: TBC (early May 2018)

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If you have any questions about this role, please feel free to contact HR on 0207 034 9900 or alternatively you can email any questions to


To apply, please send us your current CV along with a cover letter detailing how your key skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the person specification for the role along with a completed equal opportunities form to

Please note that your Equal Opportunities Form will be separated from your application and will not be considered by the shortlisting panel. Previous applicants need not apply.

**Please note that all applicants must have the right to work in the UK to be considered for this role and will be expected to provide proof of this if invited for interview**

Your application must be submitted and received by 23:59 on Wednesday, 30 May 2018.

Interview dates: tbc

AoC is an Equal Opportunities employer.

**Thank you for your interest in working at AoC**

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