Sponsorship Sales Executive

Salary: £22000.00 to £25000.00 per annum + OTE
Location: South East
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Sales

Are you looking for a graduate opportunity that will allow you to develop the communication and influencing skills you need for a successful and progressive career in today's economy?

Do you have a winning attitude and a competitive streak that will drive you to go the extra mile and become the best version of yourself?

Do you want to start your career with a company that really value's its employees and prides itself on a low staff turnover?

The company

A relatively small, privately owned organisation with a real entrepreneurial spirit.

Having grown rapidly over the last 8 years, the company have recently invested in new office premises based in Crawley, West Sussex, and are looking for a new Sponsorship Sales Executive to join their highly successful team.

The Benefits
Free Beer!
Starting salary of £22,000 to £25,000 depending on experience
OTE of an additional £10-£15K on top of your basic
Additional bonus based on company performance (last year the company had a record turnover of £2.3 Million)
Company Laptop
Lots of trips and stays at exclusive venues across the UK throughout the year (at least 5 times a year)
Summer and Christmas Parties at exclusive venues
Structured plan to progress with promotions and pay rises
Opportunities to launch and 'own' your own events & product suite within company framework
Relaxed, genuine and enjoyable company with sustained growth and realistic expansion plans for the future
Brand new office (August 2016 completed) with pool table, table tennis table, massage chair and fully equipped gym

The Role
Promoting and selling event sponsorship packages to prospective clients - including the world's top 100 IT & Technology companies. The product offering is world class and builds on a credible and trusted reputation. The successful applicant's responsibilities will include:

Lead sourcing prospective clients, finding the most relevant contacts for any given organisation

Outbound sales calls to prospective clients for them to gain an understanding of how the business model works and how it can benefit them.

Manage prospective clients through sales process, highlighting best package for their requirements

After obtaining a client, manage client effectively; maximising yearly spend i.e. introducing other events in our portfolio etc

You will also be expected to travel to events 5-10 times a year, where you will help run the event

The Person
The ideal candidate will be a graduate who can demonstrate excellent communication skills, drive, ambition and a willing to go the extra mile to achieve and exceed targets

A keen interest in business, current affairs and the commercial world

Experience in a telephone based or client facing role would be preferred although not essential if you can demonstrate why you are right for this role

Excellent interpersonal skills

A professional and confident telephone manor

Good presenting skills

A fantastic opportunity for a great communicator who can articulate themselves to a high level and be engaging, who is passionate about building a career with an up and coming company.