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Commercial Executive vacancy

26 October 2015

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, ambitious sales person with a successful track record within sales and new business development. 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 sponsorship and hospitality sales
•    Converting sales opportunities from in-bound enquiries
•    Co-ordination and management of all matchday requirements to include tickets, seating plans, dining arrangements
•    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 successfully selling sponsorship packages for events or rights holders
•    Track record of selling hospitality and/or advertising solutions to clients
•    Excellent administration and organisational skills
•    Professional telephone manner
•    Self-starter with a drive to succeed
•    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

Closing date for Applications is Friday 6 November

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