Business Development Manager - Event Sponsorship
Leading international media events business based in London is looking to acquire a talented senior sales professional to build on accelerated growth throughout 2018.
Our client is a global media events business with offices in London, Dubai, New York, Sydney and Johannesburg. This is a fantastic opportunity to sell across a lucrative portfolio of long standing high grossing conferences. Their market leading events portfolio covers finance, energy, legal, media, telecoms, IT and life sciences. This specific vacancy has arisen as a result of an internal promotion to management. Their flat-line business structure encourages a meritocratic culture, hard work and results are rewarded with fast-track progression.
About the Role
The Business Development Manager will sell a mix of bespoke sponsorship and digital packages to a range of blue-chip clients. This role has large elements of existing business as well as the need to acquire new business. There will be regular international travel to events and meetings with clients as required. The role is highly consultative, a background in this type of sell is highly preferable but not a must.
We are ideally looking to hear from degree educated candidates with a proven track record of high achievement in b2b sales. Crucially, you must be a highly driven and ambitious sales professional. The successful candidate with possess excellent communication skills with strong phone and face to face competencies. You must have relevant B2B sales experience, strategic, consultative selling and excellent presentation skills are key.
Lipton Media is a dynamic, proactive and progressive media recruitment agency solely dedicated to the media industry. We are leaders across media sales and creative opportunities. We cover: media, digital media, print, exhibition, event, conference, outdoor and radio sales, in addition to marketing, conference production and editorial jobs.
Our clients range from small start-up companies to FTSE 100 and 250 businesses. We work with people at every stage of their career from undergraduates looking for their first entry point into sales to senior managers and directors looking for their next challenge.
- Business Development
- Media Sales
- New Business Development
- Sponsorship Sales
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