Event Sponsorship Sales Manager

Canary Wharf, London
up to £50k + OTE
09 Dec 2013
09 Jan 2014
Events, Sponsorship
Full Time
Contract Type

Trinity Mirror PLC is one of the UK’s largest multimedia publishers, encompassing an award winning portfolio of 5 national titles, 130 regional titles and over 500 digital products.

Our dedicated events departments across all our different brands have a wealth of experience delivering high profile, successful events such as the Pride of Britain awards, the Animal Hero Awards & the Sports Personality of the Year Award in the North West and The Great Scot Awards to name but a few.

We have a fantastic opportunity for someone with extensive event sponsorship sales experience, preferably high profile awards ceremonies and exhibitions, to join our busy and growing team based in London. You must have the gravitas to be able to secure high level sponsorship contracts in the region of £350k and will have experience of forging long lasting relationships with high profile consumer brands.

As an Event Sponsorship Sales Manager you will be expected to generate lucrative sponsorship deals but will also have the initiative to build and develop sponsorship packages tailored to meet the client’s needs for both current and future events and exhibitions. You will also demonstrate the capability of developing new, consumer led event campaigns.

This is a pivotal role to the business and the ideal candidate should be a proactive individual who enjoys sourcing commercial partners. You will generate leads and acquire new business, will identify and regain lapsed business and further develop existing business. As an expert Event Sponsorship Manager you will be comfortable preparing and leading client presentations and high level sales pitches on a regular basis.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrable sales experience in an Event Sponsorship role and will be an excellent communicator, negotiator, able to present to senior leaders within businesses. You will have a solid understanding of the London market, specifically agencies and direct clients so you can immediately open doors. You will be able to work alone and as part of a team, able to deliver to deadlines and KPI’s.

If you are interested in this position and have the skills and experience to make a valuable contribution to the business then please apply now, we would love to hear from you.