Partnerships Manager

Date: 16 May 2024

Location: GB

Company: Glanbia

International Partnership Manager




Join this dynamic team focused on delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey 


The Opportunity 


Reporting to the Head of International Talent & Partnership’s, you will be responsible for the management and execution of the Optimum Nutrition branded partnership initiatives as a core element of GPN International Marketing Team.  Manage the executional excellence of the agreed branded partnership deliverables to support the positioning of Optimum Nutrition as a global leader in the sports nutrition category.


This role will work exclusively on Optimum Nutrition, with a particular focus on a major F1 multi-market partnership and managing the execution across multiple regions (and stakeholders),in keeping with the strategic mission to enhance Optimum Nutrition’s reputation, reach and consumer recruitment.




  • Oversee and manage the successful execution of the Optimum Nutrition x McLaren Racing Global Partnership which will include the following:
    • Oversee the successful execution of the agreed deliverables inside the partnership contract
    • Become the central Glanbia contact for all matters pertaining to the partnership – eg. Agency, content logistics, facility access, hospitality and more
    • Run regular meetings with partner marketing team and oversee the progress and management of deliverables
    • Run regular meetings with local Glanbia marketing teams across Int’l, US and Global to manage and monitor plans and drive executional excellence
    • Provide regular status reports and presentations to senior leadership (Int’l, Nth America and Global)
    • With support of wider team manage the content and campaign shoots, as well as the supply of partner produced assets out to local marketing teams for publication/amplification
    • Network and unlock earned media, PR to drive greater awareness and value from the partnership
    • Manage any relevant agency support associated with the partnership
    • In partnership with I&A and brand functions, manage the structure and delivery of all tracking and reports associated with the deal
    • Handle all internal communication requests from internal comms team


  • Assist and contribute to the successful execution of the Optimum Nutrition x Spartan Partnership and any future partnerships in 2024 and beyond.



The Skills you will bring to the team


  • Proven experience in creating and managing partnership strategies inside large scale businesses (ideally with experience in F1)
  • Proven experience in delivering large scale brand collaborations and partnerships with commercial return  
  • Proven experience in talent management & activation in large organisations
  • An understanding and passion for the sports nutrition category
  • Excellent networking skills and ability to form relationships quickly  
  • Excellent communication skills with a competency in leading workshops & presenting to large groups
  • Collaborative mindset and demonstrated skills working inside both global and regional brand teams
  • Ability to build strong working relationships and influence in a multi-functional and multi-stakeholder environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading multi-function project teams to achieve desired outcome/impact.



If you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please apply!


Where and how you will work  


The opportunity will be based in London withhybrid working arrangements available through ourSmart working modelwhich allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance.  


What we would like to offer you!  


The opportunity to develop your career on a global stage, continuous learning through an on-demand learning platform, and a competitive compensation package including staff discounts, generous family leave policy, health & dental plan, competitive salary.


About Glanbia  

The Glanbia Group comprises three divisions: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Nutritional's, and Joint Ventures. Collectively and with our partners we offer an incredible breadth of expertise in nutrition. We employ a team of 6,000 people, work with global food and beverage companies, and sell our award-winning and market-leading products in 130 countries worldwide.  


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a variety of candidates, we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.


At Glanbia, our culture celebrates individuality, knowing that together we are more.