International research and event organizer, producing B2B commercial conferences and training courses for financial and risk professionals, is looking for a highly proactive Sponsorship Executive to take ownership of selling across the company’s offerings, including conferences, website, magazines and industry surveys

You will sell high level sponsorship packages on impressive portfolio of events, both in Europe and North America, both established and new launch events. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to the growth of a publishing arm. This role is an exciting opportunity for an events sales professional to continue their career.

About you

  • At least 1 years’ experience in delegate and/or sponsorship sales, with a proven track record
  • Exceptional commercial acumen
  • A natural ‘closer’
  • Experienced in creating and contributing to event content, through working with production, and cultivating industry relationships
  • Passionate about media and events, and be able to easily demonstrate this
  • Desire to learn and develop within the events industry
  • Highly ambitious individual
  • Ability to communicate with a wide range of clients at all levels
  • Financially motivated, proactive with a desire to succeed

Responsibilities will include:

  • Selling sponsorship packages to UK and international clients for established large scale and launch events
  • Seek out appropriate partners, develop relationships with relevant decision makers
  • Grow revenue across a base of existing clients, but also have the ability to source and close new business
  • Accurate forecasting, reporting and pipeline management
  • Maintaining regular contact with clients and formulate innovative, creative and profitable solutions for their business
  • Maintaining close liaison with the marketing, production and operations teams in order to ensure the delivery of successful customer focused events and publishing