JOIN THE TEAM – Sales Executive

Job title: Sales Executive
Department: Commercial
Manager: Partnerships Manager
Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week including all home fixtures
Salary: £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 PWR. 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

• 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

• Work with the marketing team to build out to a robust match-by-match communications plan for 1st and 3rd party data, to drive hospitality sales, linking in the overarching strategy

• Responsibility for Player Sponsor sales to drive increased revenue and engagement with Sale Sharks across the business community

• Selling of any non-match day Club ticketed events

• Adhoc support to the Sales team

Qualifications & Experience:

• Graduate – 3 years’ experience working in a Sales role
• 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

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

The closing date for this role is 18th August 2023, Please email CV’s to

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