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Charlton Athletic Football Club are looking to recruit Commercial/Event Sales Executive to join their team.

Key Responsibilities: 
- Responsible for delivering a new business sales strategy that addresses different geographical sales coverage, implementing tactics, plans and profit targets for new business and rolling that out
- Identify and propose with the Commercial Manager the development of products, pricing and promotional plans for the club’s assets, devising the “go-to-market” plan for products, driving and coordinating the pace of execution
- Liaising with new and existing clients over the phone and email and meeting them face to face as part of the commercial sales strategy
- Produce sales lead, sheets with day to day objectives and targets for new business
- Work with the Club’s integrated platform in identifying new business to business opportunities for the Club
- Assist in the overall business and account management for all commercial club sponsors, ensuring that the best standards of customer service and client satisfaction are upheld
- Explore and actively pursue any opportunities for additional sponsorship/revenue streams through benchmarking the operation against competitors
- Assist in the design and management of all marketing collateral required to assist in growing the commercial revenues and specific projects
- Liaise with the communications department in managing the content of commercial pages in matchday programme throughout the season
- Daily cold calling responsibilities to fulfil weekly commercial sales targets and objectives
- Ensure all weekly/daily/matchday reports are administered accurately and to agreed timelines​
- Represent the club where and when necessary in a sales capacity at conferences, networking events, league meetings and away matches
- Any other duties appropriate to the skills and experience of the position holder
- Actively monitor personal performance at work, looking to consistently contribute to personal objectives and team goals, and focus own activities accordingly

Specific Experience:
- Results driven sales experience, delivering strong tangible financials in a customer focused organisation (E)
- Proficient in managing budgets (E)
- Experience of developing assets and taking them to market (D)
- Credible experience working within sports stadia in a similar role (D)

Location: The Valley Stadium

Salary: Circa £40,000 – 50,000 per annum

Hours: Full Time, 35 in-office hours per week plus match days


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Commercial/Event Sales Executive - Charlton Athletic


The Valley Stadium, Charlton, London, SE7 8BL


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