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Commercial Sales Executive

Job Title: Commercial Sales Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Contact Name: Rob Rishman
Contact Email: rob@eisg.com
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

WHO THEY ARE//

A club with a proud 120 year history, London Irish have their sights set on an immediate return to the Premiership. With humble roots, a strong development and community culture and a modern training facility with a state of the art clubhouse, they have great foundations to support their aim to be the best in UK professional rugby.

 

WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR //

They’re looking for a business focussed Commercial Sales Executive to take responsibility for the sale of match day and seasonal hospitality packages and match sponsorships.
 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING//

In this varied sales role you will be responsible for match day hospitality and sponsorship related sales, developing and maintaining great relationships with clients in order to meet ambitious income targets. You will work across a range of products including maximising sales in the club’s hospitality sector and the sale of individual player sponsorships. You’ll have great networking and interpersonal skills and will use these to develop your business relationships and drive forward profitable partnerships for the club. You won’t just be focussed on new business though, with a keen eye to manage your current relationships and nurture them through the renewals process. Everything at London Irish is first class and managing clients stadium experience is no different, you’ll work with the stadium operations team to ensure they receive a best-in-class customer matchday experience.
 

THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED//

  • Experience of working in a fast moving, target focussed environment
  • Sales experience in the hospitality/sports/entertainment industry would be beneficial
  • Strong account management skills
  • A proactive approach to identifying opportunities
  • Very strong communication and relationship building skills

The Executives In Sport Group are exclusively retained on behalf of London Irish to appoint a Commercial Sales Executive. All direct applications and agency enquiries will be forwarded to Rob Rishman at The Executives In Sport Group.

If you are interested in this role please apply now or contact Rob at The Executives in Sport Group.