Graduate Sports Media Executive - Award Winning Sports Firm

Graduate Fasttrack
21 Nov 2016
13 Dec 2016
Sales, Media Sales
Contract Type
Full Time
Graduate Sports Media Executive - Award Winning Sports Firm Location: London Salary: 22k- 24k Uncapped Commission OTE Y1 40k Start Date: ASAP Other benefits: Competitive basic salary with On Target Earnings of GBP40,000 in Year 1Up to 40% commission on all new businessGBP2k Starting bonusQuarterly reward trips for high-achievers to Dubai - Miami - Val D'Isere - IbizaRolex targets for junior consultantsFree super car hire targetsMonthly Lunch clubs at Michelin star restaurantsFree Gym membership and subsidised commute plans The company: A highly reputable sport services firm who specialise in providing branding and marketing to top tier sports clubs globally is looking to hire two entry level sports sales executives to join their growing team. Recognised as the number 1 in this space, you will have the opportunity to represent and sell sporting packages and hospitality events for market leading brands across an international scale such as Manchester United, Saracens, New England Patriots & the LA Lakers. They have 6 territory offices worldwide, and after going through their extensive training programme, the key to our success, you will be able to work in different areas of the business learning different sales techniques and business development methods while also getting paid generously to do it. Their office is a large, vibrant sales floor with a constant sky sports news stream on the Flat screen TV's and lounge/bar in the office for Friday afternoons! The role: You will spend the first 2 years on their London training programme, experiencing the ups and downs of sales role. Although heavily bonus based, their basic salary can go up to GBP22,000 meaning you have a great platform to develop from and live life to the full over whilst doing so. Your bonuses are non-discretionary and will be received upon completion of various modules.Upon completion, you will be expected to represent the business on the biggest of stages. You will use a number of marketing tools to promote the business and hold conferences for potential clients, showcasing their success. You will meet some of the biggest names in the world of sport, and expand your network within the role. They largely work on a project basis, so once you've won a client you will work closely with them; liaising with their marketing teams. This is a job you will live and breathe, and you will be expected to do long hours. On the plus side, you get to travel the world and meet your sporting heros; and get paid for it!! Who we are looking for: Good academics are an advantage, ideally degree level but Graduate calibre 2nd Jobbers are equally appealingSales experience would be ideal but is not essentialHighly competitive and able to demonstrate this (eg., played sport to a high level)Ambition (again demonstrated through achievements such as D of E or a marathon)Resilient (this job is not easy, so you need to have a tenacious attitude) If you think you'd be well suited to recruitment and you have the relevant skills then don't hesitate to send over your CV to Jack at Graduate Fasttrack. Graduate Fasttrack are market leaders at placing graduates into sales and recruitment roles. We pride ourselves on offering a bespoke service, and really identifying the wants and needs of our candidates. We do recruitment differently; we understand for graduates choosing a career can be a huge step and fully take that in to account. If sales or recruitment seems like the career for you or if you know of anyone else who is currently looking then get in touch and speak to one of our experienced consultants for more information.