Graduate Sports Sponsorship Sales Executive

Salary: £20000 to £40000 per annum negotiable depending on experience plus OTE plus Bonus
Location: London
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Sales, Sports and Recreation

Graduate Sports Sponsorship Sales Executive

Central London

£20000 - £24000 basic salary + commission

Immediate Start

Sports/Media/Marketing

Are you fascinated by the world of sports sponsorship and marketing? Would you like to be responsible for selling sponsorship space at the world's largest sports events, public spaces and airports?

If so, we have an amazing role at a high growth sports marketing agency with offices in 7 countries.

Reporting into the CEO and Sales Manager, the Sponsorship Sales Executive will be responsible for:

  • Generating sales of sponsorship properties for a key account
  • Cold calling / emailing new prospects to generate meetings
  • Preparing for and attending meetings
  • Maintaining a strong pipeline of meetings with brands and media agencies
  • Regularly updating sales database with new contacts
  • Researching the market to find new leads and new opportunities
  • Achieving monthly/quarterly targets

You must be incredibly driven to succeed in the world of sponsorship.

  • Thrive on working to targets
  • Sales / negotiation experience is beneficial but not essential
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Good communicator both verbally and over email
  • Strong presentation skills - both preparation and presenting
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Ability to think strategically about their work - e.g. which brands should be targeted for particular opportunities
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills particularly Powerpoint and Excel highly valued but not essential

If you think you've got what it takes to succeed in the world of sports sponsorship sales, please apply immediately as we anticipate a high volume of applications for this role and expect to fill the vacancy quickly.


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