Player Endorsement Sales Executive

This role sits mainly within the Commercial team which is tasked with providing sales expertise to leading rights holders and players, helping them to maximise their sponsorship revenue but there will also be frequent interaction with the Representation team. The role will report into the Head of Commercial but with a dotted line into the Director of Player Representation.

 

Role Objectives

Make a significant contribution to the sponsorship sales process

Develop expertise across various industry sectors including a thorough understanding of key brands, markets, trends, player endorsement landscape and sponsorship investment

Spearhead initial outreach to target brands and secure meetings

Cultivate a network of key decision makers at brands

 

Responsibilities

Use industry expertise to assist Intel Team with target brand selection

Identify and select decision makers to approach at target brands

Conduct initial telephone calls to brands with objective of securing a meeting

Research and produce a brand profile for each brand that has agreed to a meeting

Contribute content and assist with the design briefing of presentation for meetings

Attend meetings with Head of Commercial, Director of Player Representation and brands

Maintain a comprehensive and accurate log of brand decision maker contact details and sales activity

Build relationships with key decision makers at brands and cultivate pipeline of brands looking to invest in player sponsorship

Regularly update Intel Team with information gathered from network of contacts and sales meetings

Attend industry events when required

 

You’ll need to have

Interest in sport is essential

Understanding of influencer marketing, social media, sport sponsorship and the player endorsement landscape would be very beneficial

3+ years plus of sales experience

Strong cold calling skills & confident on the phone

Happy to travel

A can-do and will-do attitude

Commercially driven with an entrepreneurial mindset

Enthusiastic, energetic and passionate about personal success

A true determination to succeed in a sales role

Ability to build relationships quickly

Enjoys working in a team and open plan environment

 

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St George’s Recruitment - Sport, is acting as an employment agency in regard to this vacancy.  We specialise in finding great jobs for great people; our consultants handle a wide range of roles within the sporting industry. If you’re looking for a fresh approach to sports recruitment, please contact us now.

Job Summary

Sector:
Agencies & Sponsors
Location:
London
Function:
Business Development & Sales
Salary:
£25,000 - £30,000 + commission
Salary Benefits:
Commission
Reference:
BM19244
Date Added:
2nd Aug 2019

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