Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Leicestershire County Cricket Club: Commercial Sales Executive (Deadline – July 1)

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Role: Commercial Sales Executive
Hours: 35 hours per week – Monday to Friday
Location: Uptonsteel County Ground, Grace Road, Leicester LE2 8AD
Responsible to: Commercial Director

Job Purpose
• To support the Commercial Director in generating sales across a number of commercial areas, creating and maintaining partnerships and business development.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To pro-actively sell all identified ground advertising sites at agreed rates.
  • The role will require the ability to sell both defined packages, and tailored bespoke partnerships based on individual key business objectives.
  • To work closely with the Commercial Director to effectively deliver the Sales Strategy in line with the Club’s targets.
  • To be responsible for proactive and reactive sales of partnerships, sponsorship and advertising.
  • Continuously add business leads into the sales pipeline through cold calls, referrals and networking.
  • To liaise with commercial team colleagues in managing advertising site sales across club partner portfolio’s.
  • To utilize all available tools in pro-actively contacting new and existing advertising clients.
  • Organise networking events for Sponsors and Partners.
  • Attend external networking events and actively seek additional networking opportunities.
  • Achieve relevant objectives and financial targets for associated products and services.
  • Report sales figures and pipeline on a weekly basis to the Commercial Director.
  • Attend all home match day fixtures, duties as directed by the Commercial Director
  • Entertaining and looking after Sponsors and Partners on match days.
  • Any other ad hoc duties in pursuance of the objectives, as may be required in your role, as requested by the Commercial Director.

Other Duties:
• To establish effective working relationships with external bodies as necessary.
• To contribute to the overall ethos, work and aims of Leicestershire County Cricket Club
• Actively demonstrate commitment to own continuous professional (CPD) and increase knowledge and adoption of ‘best practice’.

Health and Safety
It is an employee’s responsibility to take reasonable care of themselves and others and anybody affected by their undertaking including any act(s) or omissions. Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task undertaken may not be identified. This job description is current at the date shown, but in consultation with you, may be changed by your Line Manager and/or HR to reflect or anticipate changes in the job commensurate with the grade and job title.

To apply:
Please email your CV to sharronhunter@leicestershireccc.co.uk all applications must be accompanied with a cover letter.

Closing Date:
5pm Monday 1st July 2024.
Leicestershire County Cricket Club reserves the right to bring forward the closing date dependent on the number of applicants. Every vacancy advertised is based on a Job/Person Specification which describes the skills, experience, and aptitudes we are looking for. If you feel you meet our requirements, we encourage you to apply.

Equal Opportunities in Employment Policy Statement
Leicestershire County Cricket Club will ensure that all existing and potential employees receive equal consideration and is committed to the elimination of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of gender, race, disability, colour, ethnic and national origin, nationality, sexuality, marital status, responsibility for dependents, religion, trade union activity and age.

It is the intention of Leicestershire County Cricket Club that its work force, at all levels, should reflect the composition of the city’s population. To achieve this Leicestershire County Cricket Club will take active and positive steps to eliminate discrimination and to promote equality in employment.

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