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Technology Partnership Executive

United Kingdom, Surrey, WokingMarketing

Job description

Purpose of the Role

To take responsibility for the day-to-day operational fulfilment of key Technology Partners in the McLaren Racing portfolio, whilst supporting the wider partner base where required, such that the contractual rights are fully leveraged and maximised, while the long-term individual and company relationships are created and maintained.

Role Dimensions

Reports to Head of Technology Partnerships

Focus of the role is the day-to-day operational fulfilment of key technology partnership accounts supporting the Head of Technology Partnerships

The role will also focus on supporting the wider Partnership and Senior Leadership Team in general

This role requires extensive and repeated travel both within the UK and internationally (5-10 races a year) and consequently flexibility in working hours will be required

Principal Accountabilities

Partnership Management

Learn and develop a strong understanding of partner’s business strategies, objectives, target growth markets, competitors and KPI’s / metrics that resonate when evaluating success

Support the Head of Technology Partnerships ensuring the successful delivery of the commercial & technical partner’s 360 activation plans to ensure that the partner’s rights are maximised to achieve their objectives and KPIs

Organise and coordinate key assets of the partnership such as supporting on the delivery of merchandise, internal events, show car bookings, social media and digital assets. Ensure all these assets are delivered on brief and with the required branding.

Coordinate all documentation for race weekends, this includes but is not limited to creating driver and stakeholder briefs and coordinating the appearances, organising guest tour times, coordinating guest passes and ensuring accreditation deadlines and asset request deadlines are met.

Track all asset usage and lead in keeping project status documents up to date

Provide on-site support as needed

Assist colleagues within the Partnership team with collective tasks and administration or additional duties as required

Always operate with our core values in mind – Pride; Bravery; Ingenuity; Openness; Humility

Job requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

 Experience in delivering partnership marketing activities, sponsorship, brand/product marketing, sales, and communications campaigns

Ability to work under pressure, prioritise workload and respond to partner briefs on time and within budget essential

Ability to analyse problems and develop solutions with a practical, can-do mindset

Knowledge of, and passion for the sports marketing, entertainment, and sponsorship landscape

Excellent communication and presentation skills both verbal and written paying close attention to detail given frequent interaction with several stakeholders

Fluent in English.  Other languages would be an advantage

Always operate with our core values in mind – Pride; Bravery; Ingenuity; Openness; Humility

Personal Attributes

Personable – As one of the primary and key faces of McLaren to our partners, clients and the marketplace, must be an effective and confident communicator

Accountable - A proven winner, someone who is driven and comes with an outstanding work ethic and expects the best from themselves and their people

Collaborative – Engages the partnership ecosystem, networks and alliances to support long term success of the account

Organised – Ability to run, track and deliver multiple workstreams and activity at the same time

Motivated – Approaches work and delivery with good energy and proactive mindset

McLaren Core Values

These are our core values. They support our vision ‘to deliver the most exciting and inspiring performance in racing and are the things that we believe are most important in the way we live and work within the McLaren Racing family. They should directly inform how we think, how we behave, and how we perform at every level of our team.


  • We never stop pushing forward
  • We look for advantage in everything
  • We bring creativity to challenges
  • We strive for simplicity


  • We bring energy to everything we do
  • We connect people to the thrill of racing
  • We share passion for our great sport
  • We never give up


  • We are respectful
  • We roll up our sleeves to get the job done
  • We serve the team
  • We are custodians of our legacy


  • We are open minded and curious
  • We own failures, learn and improve
  • We communicate with clarity and honesty
  • We are open to challenge


  • We are at our best when we’re at our bravest
  • We embrace opportunity
  • We take responsibility for our actions
  • We believe in what we do

All employees must ensure compliance with the Company Health and Safety Policy, and all relevant other statutory Health and Safety legislation.

This job description may not detail some less major duties allocated to the post holder, nor cover duties of a similar nature, commensurate with the role, which may from time to time be reasonably required by the relevant manager.