Swisslinx Executive Search has been mandated to search for a Head of Commercial, with a focus on sports events. This is a permanent role to be based in Dubai and report directly to C-level management.
In this challenging role, the Head of Commercial will be responsible for raising sponsorship revenue for a wide variety of sports events. This role will have monetary KPIs, ensuring sufficient commercial revenues are raised, as well as sponsor renewals.
In addition, the Head of Commercial will manage commercial sales rights both internationally and locally, using agencies as needed. Collaboratively working with all stakeholders, this role is also responsible for advising on commercial direction for aspects such as sponsorship, hospitality, broadcast rights, etc.
The right candidate will have a strong background in the commercial space, as well as experience working in the region. In addition, the candidate should have:
- Strong understanding of commercial sports rights and managing sponsorship sales - Experienced in raising sponsorship revenue, closing commercial deals - Good background in sports and sporting events - Ability to work under pressure
For this role, the right candidate needs to be confident and presentable, with the ability to represent the company at the highest standard. He/she will have a strong interest in sports and more specifically, in commercial matters.
Candidates interested in this fantastic opportunity should contact Irina Frignani at: firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: This is an exclusive role - please reach out for a confidential conversation. Please attach your CV.