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Senior Partnerships Manager – Luxury Consumer Fashion & Lifestyle Platform

Published on May 3, 2023

  • Location: London / Paris
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #321
  • Salary: £70,000.00

Senior Partnerships Manager – Luxury consumer fashion & lifestyle platform
Preferably Paris, France, but would also consider London if French contacts are strong!
c£65k + Competitive Commission

French speaking would be advantageous.

This leading contemporary culture and lifestyle platform are hiring for a Senior Partnerships Manager, ideally based in Paris.

If you are happy with frequent travel and you have excellent contacts across the French media agencies and clients, a London based candidate could be considered.

This vacancy offers you the chance to work for a progressive, digitally led business with best in class reach, pitching and selling creative solutions across an established and lucrative patch, to an affluent audience. Content includes the latest culturally relevant news, across fashion, art, music, design, lifestyle and more, with a strong online video and social media presence.

In this role you will engage with new clients and identify new brand partnership opportunities, as well as maintaining & growing established relationships with media agencies and clients.

We are looking for someone with a proven record of revenue generation specifically with French luxury clients, and a deep passion for digital media and innovation.


·        Take ownership of all local French-market, client and agency relationships, becoming a trusted face of the business.

·        Drive partnership revenues by maintaining & growing established relationships with French market media agencies and clients, constantly defining, and developing business opportunities.

·        Generating leads for the French local market: cold calling and opening doors

·        Selling digital campaigns across .com and social, plus offline events solutions.

·        Leading pitches; from understanding the client’s objectives, briefing the media planning and creative teams, to pitching creative media and content solutions.

·        Working closely with the Account Servicing team to oversee campaign execution from beginning to end, to successfully retain clients and grow repeat revenue.

·        Defining and developing new business opportunities specific to the French market, and pitching these internally to the business.

·        Achieve and exceed individual sales and business targets.

·        Supporting the Senior Business Director for France in regular client mail outs of media kit updates, best in class case studies, and competitor analysis requests.

·        Proactively research and update yourself on digital marketing trends and innovation.


·        5+ years of relevant experience in brand partnerships, with particular exposure to luxury clients

·        French speaking would be advantageous.

·        Based in France would be preferred but would also consider London based

·        If London based, the candidate would be required to travel regularly to Paris to meet with clients

·        Experience dealing with France based clients and agencies preferred, but experience with major lux and fashion brands in the UK and / or Italy will also be considered

·        Strong negotiation skills

·        Existing relationships with senior stakeholders in the French market (direct and agency)

·        A creative seller. The ability to plug brand challenges into an ecosystem and quickly develop solutions.

·        Proven experience and results in selling big budget ideas and solutions to global brands at senior level.

·        Able to work independently and effectively

·        A go-getter and time efficient individual

·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills over email and phone.

·        Sound knowledge of digital marketing and original content creation

Due to the large volume of applications we are receiving, we are only able to respond to the candidates who meet all of the above criteria.


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