Graduate Sports Sales Executive - Sports Hospitality Sales

Buchanan Search
City Of London, London
13 Jul 2017
11 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Graduate Sports Sales Executive - Sports Hospitality Sales
Central London
Competitive Base Salary, £2,000 signing bonus, £35,000 - £45,000 OTE + Great Benefits

As a leading sport event hospitality provider, our client specialises in different sporting events across multiple continents. Ranging from Football, Rugby, Formula 1 and international golfing events they aim to provide bespoke packages to high net worth individuals/ corporate organisations. Ultimately, through their innovative and cost effective hospitality packages they offer clients direct access to the best facilities at the world class events in a largely popular market.

This role would require sports fanatics with an interest in business to help build out the company's presence in new and emerging niche markets. 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!

As a sports hospitality sales professional your principle goals will require you to:
·Bring in new business and manage accounts on all events based at world famous sporting venues
·Generate new business through cold calling, networking and researching external databases
·Managing accounts and updating existing accounts on upcoming events
·Source leads and initiate contact with major corporate buyers
·Close deals with high net worth individuals

The rewards on top of a competitive basic salary consist of:
·Generous commission structure
·Free Gym Membership and subsidised company sports teams
·Company Holidays
·Business travel to top sporting events
·Cycle to work schemes
·Private pension plan and subsidised dental care

Candidate Requirements:
·Willingness to learn
·Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
·Confident approach to business
Buchanan Search can help you secure a role in the Sales, Recruitment Consultancy and Business Development industries. We boast a host of exclusive clients as well as a plethora of tier one clients. As an executive search firm, we use the same approach with our graduate and entry-level hires as we would with our senior level candidates