Leading medical charity based in Central London is looking to recruit a bright, commercial and highly organised Events Sponsorship Officer. You will be responsible for researching new clients for sponsorship opportunities on a series of successful industry events, as well as account managing existing clients, maintaining relationships and supporting sponsors onsite.

The company offers good benefits to staff and a friendly working environment. This year alone, they organised around 380 meetings for over 29,000 people. Their mission is to advance health, through education and innovation.

About you

  • Educated to degree level
  • Proven sales/sponsorship experience ideally gained in conferences/exhibitions
  • Evidence of events co-ordination (including working with sponsors)
  • Evidence of delivering and exceeding sales targets
  • Knowledge and experience of budgeting, targeting and forecasting
  • Experience of defining and developing sponsorship products
  • Ability to work creatively and commercially
  • Assertive and confident
  • Ability to communicate and interact with people at all levels, engaging involvement from others
  • Ability to develop long lasting, highly effective business relationships
  • Reliable with a conscientious attitude to work
  • Good attention to detail

Key responsibilities include:

  • Building new sponsorship relationships and high value sponsorship propositions that deliver on client objectives
  • Manage, maintain and develop strong relationships with key clients in the medical/pharma markets to deliver high value and creative sponsorship solutions
  • Take a proactive approach in identifying and creating innovative sponsorship solutions
  • Managing and maintaining relationships with sponsorship clients
  • Monitor and forecast sponsorship income at a detailed level.
  • Directly support sponsorship clients at events
  • Proactively works in collaboration with the wider company to identify and progress potential sponsorship leads
  • Delivering year on year sponsorship revenue growth for conferences in line with annual budgets