Graduate Sports Sales Executive

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£18,000 to £20,000 + OTE £31,000 + OTE
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Superb opportunity to join a very successful sports advertising and Sponsorship Company based in Manchester. Excellent commission structure with some serious earning potential and a cracking bunch of people you could soon be calling your colleagues.

Graduate Sports Sales Executive

Location: Manchester

Salary: £18-£20k plus OTE £31k

Start: ASAP

The Client

Operating in 4 core-sports; football, rugby union, rugby league and cricket this leading sports marketing agency enable blue-chip companies to benefit from high exposure at the world’s top sporting events. They also represent global sport organisations including the FA and Welsh Rugby Union and provides outstanding sales services.

Due to expansion they are looking for two graduate sales executives to join a very successful and experienced sales team selling perimeter advertising opportunities at high profile televised international sporting events including exclusive international tours and matches for Barcelona and Real Madrid

Responsibilities as a Sales Executive:

· Carrying out industry research to target potential clients

· Generating new and repeat business, over the phone in a direct, dynamic and professional manner

· Following the full sales life-cycle, from pitching and building rapport with CEO’s/MD’s of blue chip companies through to negotiation and closing of deals

· Working to meet targets in a competitive sales environment

This is a high level sales role - you will be required to manage and develop you own business leads through sales and marketing, pitching over the phone to senior executives at well-known brands, selling the benefits of involvement at major televised sporting events. We are looking for candidates who have experience building a rapport quickly with clients, are very resilient, have a real passion for sport and love closing high value deals.

Skills and Experience

We aren’t looking for you to have any specific experience (how good is that!?). What we ask for is the right attitude towards the role and be willing to learn. However, if you do have any telephone experience that is a massive bonus!

If you are any of the following then please do hit apply:

· Results driven, motivated and passionate about sales

· Excellent communication skills

· Confident telephone manner

· A pro-active, tenacious and positive working attitude

· Ability to work under pressure

· Very motivated to succeed

· Outgoing personality

If you think this positions sounds like a little bit of you, hit apply now and one of our team will look to give you a call as soon as possible.

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