D.R.A.W. Recruitment

Senior Partnerships Manager, International Art Fair


Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: DoE
Location: New York USA
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

We are looking for a Senior Partnerships Manager, based in New York, to identify, develop and secure new sponsor and partner relationships and opportunities.

The person in this role will also be responsible for identifying year-round brand engagement opportunities, including media, content creation and partner events.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Research and develop appropriate new sponsorship clients
  • Schedule meetings with appropriate client contacts in order to present partnership ideas, pitch proposals, and negotiate sponsorship packages
  • Research and develop appropriate new partnership opportunities across the fairs and year-round
  • Build strong relationships with new and existing sponsors
  • Work closely with the broader team to identify and deliver partnership benefits
  • Liaise with production and site manager on design and logistics of sponsored spaces at the fair
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to develop media and content focused creative brand solutions
  • Coordinate projects and events at the fairs related to sponsors
  • Manage and negotiate contracts with sponsors and partners from drafting stage through to signing

Required Experience:

  • A proven track record of success in selling partnerships and generating revenue
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Creative thinker, able to evolve concepts and propositions to suit client brief
  • Culturally aware, with an interest within arts, events and media
  • Experience of multi-platform solutions – print, digital, events and bespoke content led client solutions