Sponsorship Director, Slingshot Sponsorship
Kieran is responsible for the management of all client accounts across Slingshot Sponsorship’s portfolio and plays a key role in the strategy & sales phase through to the delivery and management of successful sponsorship activation.
With a focus on creating ground-breaking partnerships with Slingshot’s rights holder clients – Kieran has worked to drive the true commercial potential of sponsorship with a number of properties including sports teams, charitable causes, entertainment events, digital applications and venues.
A regular contributor to Slingshot Sponsorship’s external communications, Kieran has a strong background in partnerships where he initially made his mark in the sponsorship department of his home town rugby club, Worcester Warriors RFC, supporting commerical activity as the team rose into the Premiership. Kieran then braved the big smoke and broke into the agency world at Simbiotik, working across mulitple brand accounts with the focus on growth and sustainability through collaboration with complimentary, non-competing, marketing partners.
With a passion for mutually beneficial agreements Kieran has become integral to Slingshot’s offering. Kieran’s most recent project has seen him lead on the Extreme Tech Challenge – the World’s largest tech competition, with the finals hosted by Sir Richard Branson on Necker Island – brokering deals, with Cisco, Qualcomm & Amazon to name a few.
Casting an eye over Slingshot’s entire client portfolio, including organisations across sport, music, technology, recruitment, finance and charity, Kieran has been instrumental in building brand propositions to drive revenue with a focus on unique and engaging experiential activity.