JOIN THE TEAM – Sales Executive

Job title: Sales Executive
Department: Commercial
Manager: Sales & Marketing Director / Operations Director
Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week including all home fixtures
Salary: £21-30k DOE

Born in Manchester and proud of our roots, Sale Sharks is the only Premiership Rugby Union team in the North-West, playing top-flight rugby in the Gallagher Premiership and European Champions Cup, with an emerging Women’s team competing in the Allianz Premier 15s. Our club philosophy is to be a better person, our Shark blood of Togetherness, Fearlessness, Pride, Passion and Humility running through the club make us who we are. A family woven together by the Fabric of the North.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

• Selling of seasonal hospitality to drive increased revenue YOY and achieve a high retention rate season to season

• Selling of Match-by-Match hospitality to achieve sales revenue targets each season, achieving YOY growth

• Work with a hospitality prospecting pipeline to drive acquisition and retention of guests

• Relationship management of all hospitality guests, building strong relationships to drive repeat purchase

• Selling of any non-match day Club ticketed events

• Tracking and administration of hospitality guest bookings each game, providing regular updates to the team and in weekly Sales meetings

• Active role in the hospitality suite on home match days, collaborating with the stadium team and Sharks team to ensure a best-in-class experience for guests

• Work with finance to ensure all hospitality payments are received and tracked in a timely manner, reconciling payments v bookings and tracking to sales targets

• Adhoc project support to the Sales team

Qualifications & Experience:

Essential
• Minimum 1 year experience working in a Sales role
• Demonstrable track record of sales success
• Excellent communication skills with a high attention to detail
• Excellent organisational skills
• Ability to build strong relationships
• Experience working in a fast-paced environment
• Passion for sport
• Excellent attention to detail

Desirable
• Experience using Hubspot (or similar)
• Experience of live sport events
• Love of rugby

If you wish to be considered for this role, please email your CV to claire.butters@salesharks.com by Friday 10th February.

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