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The World Photography Organisation is a global platform for photography initiatives. Working across up to 222 countries and regions worldwide, our aim is to raise the level of conversation around photography by celebrating the best imagery and photographers on the planet. We pride ourselves on building lasting relationships with both individual photographers as well as our industry-leading partners around the world.

The World Photography Organisation hosts a year-round portfolio of events including the Sony World Photography Awards, the world's leading photography competition, and PHOTOFAIRS, international art fairs dedicated to photography with destinations in Shanghai and San Francisco.


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Marketing & Partnership Manager

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Working closely with the Marketing Director and other members of the Marketing department, the role will involve planning and implementation of all partnerships and project management for especially, but not limited to, the Sony World Photography Awards (SWPA) - one of the world’s largest and leading photographic competitions. The individual will be required to help deliver the marketing campaign in order to reach the goals, objectives and targets for the business.

What will you be doing?


Marketing resources

  • Involved in the brainstorming, planning and implementation of all marketing activity relating to SWPA and associated events and exhibitions

  • Conducting events, talks and photography initiatives in conjunction with our brand, products and partnerships

  • Support and assist the Marketing Director in developing opportunities to expand the World Photography Organisation brand.


Partnerships resources

  • Build and develop the partnership portfolio for SWPA and the World Photography Organisation to deliver competition entries and visitors to the exhibition.  

  • Create a systematic, process-driven approach and strategy to partner outreach and relationship management

  • Research partners, identify key players and generate interest

  • Collaborate with senior management and other marketing team members to align our internal goals, targets and objectives with new and existing partner relationships

  • Assist the Marketing Director with the negotiation and finalisation of deals in accordance with the company’s contract guidelines and policies

  • Deliver a great experience to our partners when working with our Organisation; you will represent our brand and be our partners’ liaison internally

  • Forecast, measure, and report the results of various projects with partners, including co-created and/or co-branded content promotions, lead sharing, and/or event and photography initiatives.

  • Maintain ongoing relationships with current partners and offer new ways to grow the partnerships


We are looking for someone with…
The ability to communicate and pitch on behalf of the company to deliver an additional audience to the exhibition.


  • BA/BS in marketing, communication or similar relevant field

  • 1 to 2 years experience working in a sales and marketing environment.

  • A keen eye for photography or previous work experience in the photography and/or art industry

  • Fluent english writing and speaking skills

  • Experience in developing B2B and/or B2C partnerships is essential

  • An ability to understand the performance, measurement and optimisation of the ROI

  • Strong organisational, administrative and communication skills

  • Experience working as part of a team

  • Good communication skills.

  • Energetic, highly motivated, can-do attitude who enjoys networking and establishing relationships

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to manage multiple projects

  • Someone bright, switch on and who wants to achieve great things within the company


About the position

  • Permanent full time position

  • Based at the Head Office in 9, Manchester Square W1U 3PL

  • 2 years minimum experience is required

  • Start date: as soon as possible.

  • Salary expectation: £25,000 - £28,000 per year.