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Sales and Partnerships Executive

Blackburn Rovers Football & Athletic

Blackburn Rovers Football Club is a professional football club, based in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, which competes in the EFL Championship, the second tier of the English football league system.

26 May 2023
Full Time
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

Job purpose:

To source new commercial partners.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • To be committed to ensuring the safeguarding and welfare of all staff, customers and clients of the Club;
  • To build a pipeline of new sales opportunities through proactive calling and networking;
  • Maintain a full understanding of our product inventory and offerings to the market;
  • To source and close new business;
  • Plan sales activities to achieve key performance indictors (KPI’s) and targets;
  • To create bespoke sales and partnership proposals as well as selling existing inventory;
  • To work closely with the Hospitality Department to assist with growth of revenue attached to this area;
  • To identify profitable sales and commercial opportunities to grow revenue/income at the Club;
  • Respond to and follow up sales enquiries and leads;
  • Generate reports to feedback on sales performance;
  • Attend networking events;
  • Log all information in a CRM;
  • To make commercial recommendations to the Head of Commercial;
  • To contribute to marketing and commercial communications strategy including direct mail, digital, e-comms and social media; and
  • Work with customers and internal partnerships team to ensure their needs are met to ensure excellent customer service is achieved and build strong customer relationships,

Skills required:

  • Commercially astute and customer focused approach with desire to sell;
  • Ability to negotiate and influence with a proven strategic aptitude;
  • Inquisitive nature that wants to learn more about people’s businesses;
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work proactively using own initiative;
  • Excellent and strong presentation and IT skills including the use of Microsoft packages such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook;
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Excellent social media skills and understand how to maximise sources such as LinkedIn to generate interest and sales;
  • Resilience and the ability to cope with rejection; and
  • A high degree of self-motivation and ambition.

How to Apply

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Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Sales & Sponsorship
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