Sponsorship Manager - Pharma Portfolio

  • Full-time

Company Description

We organise over 500 large-scale branded and transaction-oriented events in 14 specialist markets. These are typically not-to-be-missed annual events where buyers and sellers build relationships, see and show products and do business.

We also provide year-round online platforms where companies showcase their businesses and products and buyers conduct research, generating valuable leads, and we provide data and digital content that supports the flow of knowledge and transactions in markets.

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Sponsorship Manager to lead our Pharma- sponsorship team and drive revenue growth through strategic partnerships and sponsorships. The Sponsorship Manager will play a key role in shaping the overall sponsorship strategy, managing a team, leading the development of new offers, reporting and overseeing the execution of sponsorship activities for our events, with a primary focus on the CPHI, Pharmapack and P-MEC branded events.


  • Bachelor's degree in a business or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in sponsorship sales, business development, or related field, preferably in the events or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Proven track record of leading teams and driving revenue growth through strategic partnerships.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a high-performing team.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate value propositions and build relationships with senior-level executives.
  • Strategic thinker with a proactive and results-driven mindset, capable of developing and executing innovative sponsorship strategies.
  • Solid understanding of marketing principles, branding, and event management.
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills, with the ability to generate insightful reports and present findings to stakeholders.

Additional Information

Alongside a competitive salary, Informa also offers the following employee benefits:

  • Our Learning team supports year-round development, with face-to-face training, access to LinkedIn Learning and the opportunity for colleagues to earn their Certificate in Exhibition Management (CEM) in-house
  • Informa's colleague Share Incentive Plan matches every share purchased with 2 free shares
  • You are given permission to take 4 days off per year to volunteer with an approved scheme
  • You are entitled to 24 days' paid holiday per year, plus one day's paid holiday for your birthday, extra time given at certain bank holidays,  and the chance to earn a free day's holiday through charity fundraising
  • We offer colleagues net reimbursement for commuting travel. We will reimburse actual costs for public transport
  • The official Social Committee is very active in organising social, wellness, diversity and sustainability initiatives
  • Monthly AMSTAR awards recognise outstanding colleague contributions with a €100 voucher
  • On 5 years of service, you will receive 25% of your gross monthly salary, 10 years = 50% on an increasing scale


We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed.  As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law. 


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