As Partnerships Development Manager, you will be responsible for developing our network of retailer and affiliate partners.

The role is diverse and incredibly rewarding, developing new partnerships with key high street and online retailers to ensure we provide our end users with access to the most engaging offers in the industry.

Business development experience and a consultative approach are essential to succeed in this role. Given you will be managing the full sales cycle, form initial contact through to the onboarding of new retailer offers.

  • To sign up new business partners and affiliates which in accordance with the strategic plan of the business
  • Regularly benchmark the rates obtained with other offers available on the market to the end-user, to ensure the competitiveness and attractiveness of our offer
  • Gain a deep understanding of our partners & clients/consumers through analysis of information contained in our database (and externally): who they are, where they are, what their needs are, what do we need to do to improve
  • Ensure corporate compliance regarding affiliate contracts and the on-going maintenance of said contracts
  • Introduce Sodexo Engage & our offerings to all potential partners and affiliates
  • Ensure agreed targets are met in relation to data management as well as personal outbound activity


The right candidate will need to be well organised, a strong communicator, highly motivated and most importantly, client-focussed. Happy and confident to work using their own initiative and as a part of a team with the ability to multitask and meet deadlines.

Above all, we’re looking for someone who lives and breathes our relaxed and agile culture.

  • Partner and/or affiliate offer recruitment and development experience (desirable)
  • Business development experience crucial
  • Team player, ability to build and manage relationships internally and externally
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Advanced troubleshooting and multi-tasking skills
  • Pragmatic and methodical in approaching processes
  • Good Microsoft application skills and knowledge i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Good analytical skills


As well as a competitive salary and commission scheme , employee benefits and recognition are what we do!

25 days holiday + additional days based on length of service + Bank Holidays
Have your birthday day off!
Milestone birthday celebrations
Long service celebrations 
Lifestyle – access to retailer discounts of up to 20%
Salary sacrifice Car & Cycle schemes*
Exciting internal reward and recognition including fun, motivational Company events..... and so much more!

*Salary sacrifice benefits are subject to eligibility criteria, which in some cases requires a minimum length of service


Here at Sodexo, we’re all about people, inside and out. It’s what we do. From growing employee cultures and inspiring success in workplaces, to driving consumer engagement with brands, we specialise in helping businesses transform behaviours, engagement and performance in people.


As engagement experts, inspiring and rewarding success and encouraging a happy workforce is a big part of our culture. Our people are a big deal to us, so making sure everyone has a safe and fun working environment and the right opportunities to develop, is top of our priority list.

From the moment you join us, we do our best to inspire and encourage creativity and collaboration. Have you excelled at your work or gone above and beyond? You’ll get recognised not only from our management teams but from your colleagues and peers. We shout about our brightest and best (and reward them too)

You’ll have access to our very own benefits hub giving you discounts on high street shopping, supermarket shops, gym memberships, tax free cycle2work schemes, reduced price cinema tickets, additional holiday purchase and so, so much more!


Sodexo Engage is adapting to how teams work best and creating experiences that reach everyone.  Our hybrid working model is a location-flexible arrangement, allowing employees to combine onsite and offsite work.  For this position, all applicants should apply on the understanding that they are able to attend our Milton Keynes Office for a proportionate amount of the working week with the remaining time working from home / remotely


If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! Simply send us your CV with a cover letter if you’re interested in applying for the role and joining our team.

For more details, please contact

apply now