Vacancy - Sales Executive / Business Development Manager

Provision Events specialises in providing interactive sporting experiences at major events across the globe. They conceive, create and deliver interactive activities and promotions that allow brands to engage with sports fans across the world. You will have seen their work at The Ryder Cup, The President’s Cup, The British Open, PGA Tour events, Wimbledon, Moto GP and The Olympic Games.

Leading agencies, brands, and governing bodies choose to work with Provision Events to create memorable activations that meet their individual and very different objectives. Their professional, comprehensive turn-key operation supports clients from concept through to delivery on the ground.

 

The Role

Provision Events are searching for a Business Development Manager to join their team. The successful candidate will be charged with contacting new prospects, selling the concept and securing initial meetings plus attending new sales pitches/meetings and negotiations.

 

Responsibilities

Proactively research new sales prospects across a number of sectors, ensuring the correct person is targeted

Initiate face-to-face client meetings through research & follow up communication

Manage relationships with rightsholders, governing bodies and relevant brands

Develop a customer database and ensure it is effectively maintained

Secure New Business sales through a professional network of high-level contacts, both local and national, via customer meetings, telephone sales and e-targeting.

 

Qualifications & Skills

Ideally a minimum of 1 years’ experience in a proactive sales environment

Knowledge / Experience within the Football or Rugby industry

Experience in an experiential/live marketing preferred, but not essential

Proven experience in business development, negotiation, account management and relationship building

Excellent IT skills (including excellent MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Excellent presentation and verbal skills

Ambitious team player

Able to work under pressure

Posted on Monday Oct 22