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Commercial

Job vacancy

19 November 2014


An exciting employment opportunity has arisen at Sheffield Wednesday FC as the club are seeking to recruit a Sales Executive to join the Commercial team


We’re looking for a confident, highly motivated sales person with a successful track record within sales. The candidate will work within the commercial team selling commercial partnership packages, hospitality and advertising solutions to local, regional and national brands.


Key responsibilities

• Identifying and securing new sponsors and partners 

• Securing new seasonal hospitality bookings

• Securing hospitality bookings for individual matches

• Selling advertising solutions to local and regional businesses

• Undertaking outbound calls to drive hospitality sales

• Converting sales opportunities from in-bound enquiries

• Co-ordination and management of all matchday requirements to include tickets, seating plans, dining arrangements

• Supporting the administrative requirements of the sales team

• Assist the marketing and sales team in providing exceptional customer care to the clubs’ key sponsorship accounts

• Must be able to work all home matchdays

• Any other duties as and when instructed by the Chief Operating Officer


Key skills required

• Proven track record of securing sponsorship revenue for rights holders

• Track record of selling hospitality and/or advertising solutions to clients

• Excellent administration and organisational skills

• Professional telephone manner

• Well-presented with a confident, outgoing personality


Key result areas

• Securing new sponsorship revenue for Sheffield Wednesday Football Club

• Maximizing new seasonal and match by match hospitality sales

• Retention of existing sponsors and clients

• Effective management of hospitality bookings and sponsor hospitality requests

• Sales and sponsorship administration support


The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary, plus bonus.


If you are interested in applying for this exciting position, please email your CV and covering letter, stating your current salary to jobs@swfc.co.uk


Closing date for applications is Friday 5 December. 


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