Trainee Sport Sales Associates, £38,000 OTE, London

Buchanan Search
City Of London, London
12 Jun 2017
12 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Benefits: Generous Pension Scheme, 22 days holiday, Cycle to work scheme, £500 John Lewis Business Dress vouchers.

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 Europe and the Americas.

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.

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 £22,000 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!!

The package on offer:
·Competitive basic salary with On Target Earnings of £45,000 in Year 1
·Up to 40% commission on all new business
·£2k Starting bonus
·Quarterly reward trips for high-achievers to Dubai - Miami - Val D'Isere - Ibiza
·Rolex targets for junior consultants
·Free super car hire targets
·Monthly Lunch clubs at Michelin star restaurants
·Free Gym membership and subsidised commute plans

A suitable candidate should possess any of the following:
·Good Commercial awareness & Business acumen
·Strong confidence
·Rapport building skills
·Competitive, money-hungry approach to business
·The desire to manage teams at an early stage in their career
·Outstanding achievements from either: university, work experience or extra-curricular activities.