Sponsorship Sales Manager – Existing Clients

Sponsorship Sales Manager – Existing Clients

Sponsorship Sales Manager – Existing Clients

Large Scale Life Science Conference & Exhibition

Basic salary up to £40K + (uncapped) commission year 1 OTE £65K+

Based in London + Travel


Opportunity for an ambitious and experienced events sales professional to join a global conference & events business in their London head office as a Sponsorship Sales Manager. This company have a mature, innovative and team orientated culture. You are given responsibility for your projects from day one and the sales, ops, production and marketing teams work collaboratively to achieve the best outcome for the event.


This Sponsorship Sales manager job offers the opportunity to:

  • Manage warm clients & existing business (including re books)
  • Account manage clients & develop new business
  • Take the lead role in the generation of sales revenue for a high profile event
  • Sell on a growing event in an evolving global market
  • International travel (US, Australia, Europe) for meetings & to attend events
  • Develop the sales strategy for the entire event
  • Earn Uncapped Commission on all you sell
  • Work in an autonomous environment not managed via KPI’s just an event sales target


The job


You will be responsible for selling high value sponsorship opportunities & exhibition space at a leading Life Science Conference & Exhibition. This existing annual event has grown year on year and still has huge potential for future development, the content & format is very impressive.


Your role will include responsibility for: managing existing clients who have sponsored before, developing these accounts and securing sponsorship revenue from new businesses.


You will be responsible for developing a thorough understanding of the market place via research, networking and securing / conducting meetings with key players in the industry. You will attend events & meetings to develop your network and client base; travelling to America, Australia and across Europe.


You will be responsible for creating the strategy for sales, working closely with production & marketing who will support you with leads, material etc…


The person                                                                                                           

  • Educated to degree level
  • 1-3 years commercial sponsorship & exhibition sales experience gained in a commercial events environment
  • Topic knowledge is not required but an interest in the life science community would be beneficial
  • You must be able to demonstrate sales successes and knowledge of a solid sales process
  • Your experience will include the ability to effectively research, develop new business, manage accounts, phone based sales and face to face sales meetings are encouraged
  • Ability to understand and assess client business needs and develop creative solutions to meet their needs
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational, time management and communication skills 
  • You will be used to working to targets, deadlines and work as part of a collaborative team.


We are looking to recruit an ambitious sponsorship / exhibition sales professional for this position, a sales person who loves events and enjoys working as part of a positive team. This opportunity offers long term career development, warm business to close from day one and generous financial rewards.

Please contact Helen at Jackson Barnes Recruitment for more information on this opportunity or feel free to email your CV to helen@jbrecruitment.co.uk


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Jackson Barnes Recruitment deliver international recruitment solutions within the events, media and publishing sectors. Working with commercial and not for profit organisations and institutions. Jackson Barnes place from Graduate up to MD level in the following positions:
• Researchers 
• Conference producers 
• Event Marketing professionals 
• Sales professionals – delegate, sponsorship and Business Development
• Event Managers 
• Editors 
We recruit for organisations in UK and overseas with success in London, Dubai, New York, Singapore and Australia.