Sponsorship Manager GBP45-50K OTE

Savant Events Limited
28 Nov 2016
08 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
The CompanyAn exciting position has become available for a creative and forward thinking Sponsorship Manager to join a rapidly growing conference business based in central London. Savant Events has established itself as one of the most innovative event businesses in the industry, focussing on forward looking industries, such as e-commerce, mobile, digital and internet of things. Savant Events creates high-end boutique conferences that have an exceptional reputation in the industry with a loyal legion of delegates and sponsors that join us every year. This role is ideal for an ambitious sponsorship sales manager with a strong track record, looking to move their career to the next level. The Role We are looking for a Sponsorship Sales Manager with a proven track record to join this fast-growing young business working within the e-commerce and retail sector. You will be selling across our portfolio established e-commerce events in addition to 2 launch events. The successful candidate will be entrepreneurial, have a minimum of 2 years' experience in sales. You will have a strong team and work ethic, with the ability to go into the market and generate revenue from new clients and new sectors whilst managing existing key accounts. You must understand the value of building strong relationships with clients to maximise the revenue earning capacity. The right candidate needs to be commercially driven with an entrepreneurial mindset and is looking to make the next step in their career into an autonomous role with large amounts of responsibility. We are dynamic, innovative and young which gives you unrivalled opportunities for development, personal growth, travel and succession! As a fast growing company which is growing at a triple digit rate on a YoY basis, there is lots of scope to grow within the business. Key Priorities Excel in securing sponsorship revenuesDevelop, maintain and expand relationships with clients across the industryManage the sale from lead generation to on-site delivery at the eventLiaise closely with colleagues across the teamAccount management of leading sponsorsExperienced sales person (min 2 years selling at senior level)Main proficiency should be in conference / events sponsorship sales - specifically thought leadership - other backgrounds considered for exceptional candidatesShould display resilience and adaptability whilst working under pressureGood problem solving skillsSelf-motivated and driven by successAbility to manage workloads, prioritise effectively and draw on resources available to complete tasks at handSkilled at influencing decision makers and networking at a senior levelAbility to articulate ideas clearly, logically and persuasivelyStrong rapport building skills with clients and colleagues Job Type: Full-time Required education: Bachelor's Required experience: Account Management: 2 yearsSales: 2 yearsEvent Sales: 2 yearsSponsorship Sales: 2 years