Business Development Manager

Sport Careers

England, United Kingdom

A EFL League One Club are currently looking for an exceptional candidate to join the business in the newly created role of business development manager.

Job Role Summary

Job TitleBusiness Development Manager
LocationEngland, United Kingdom, Europe
FunctionBusiness Development & SalesBusiness Development
Employment TermsPermanent, Full Time
Closing DateApplications must be submitted by Friday, 2nd November 2018 at 5:00pm

Job Role Details

Business Development Manager
EFL League One Club

A EFL League One Club are looking to recruit someone with the desire to work within all areas of the club, who demonstrate integrity, compassion, pride, honesty and a desire to continuously improve themselves and those around them.

They are currently looking for an exceptional candidate to join the business in the newly created role of business development manager, working across the the business.

The appointed candidate will play a significant part in supporting the head of commercial deliver the sponsorship and commercial KPI's across the business.

Applicants should be hard working, committed and have a keen interest in growing the reputation and brand across all areas of work.

The Role-

The business development manager will be responsible for delivering all appropriate sales and business-to-business related targets across the organisation, retaining current business and exploiting all new opportunities.
Successful applicants, should have demonstrable experience in sales, preferably within an elite sporting club or venue, and be able to grow the department to its fullest potential grasping new opportunities and maintaining excellent existing relationships.

Skills required-

Experience of managing within a similar facility or demonstrable experience within an comparable venue / elite sporting environment.
Experience in monitoring and managing departmental budgets
Awareness of the elite sports culture.
Ability to manage conflicting and changing priorities
Excellent communication skills.
Have excellent attention to detail.
Demonstrable evidence of exceeding sales targets consistently.
Understanding and knowledge of the local and national business market in respect of sponsorship agreements.

Personal qualities-

Be able to work in a professional and responsible manner when dealing with a variety of management levels and departments.
Flexible in relation to working hours and event commitments.
Punctual and have an excellent record of attendance.
Willing to learn and committed to achieving high standards within their work.
Good leadership skills.
Flexible in their approach to working hours.
Ability to manage and maintain excellent external and internal working relationships.

Successful applicants may be required to undertake further checks in relation to their identity and criminal disclosures.

This club is an equal opportunities employer and is keen to hear from all persons who feel that this would be the right role for them regardless of age or gender.

If you would like to apply for the role please submit your CV and cover letter.

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