We are Hiring! Sponsorship Sales Manager

The Treble Group is seeking an experienced Sponsorship Sales Manager for a permanent business development lead position. The position will be based in Cape Town and report into the Managing Director. Candidates should possess strong sales process, administrative and communication skills. Critical to the roles will be the ability to show a proven sales track record and experience in developing purpose-led client specific marketing propositions.

Furthermore, the job will require the candidate to:

  • Engage with rights holders as to their sponsorship offering and marketing these sponsorship opportunities on their behalf.
  • Develop new acquisition pipeline and sales strategy.
  • Manage and report on the sales pipeline process.
  • Develop and structure sponsorship proposals for various rights holders that Treble represents.
  • Develop customised presentations utilising new and existing products with the ability to incorporate research and purpose led insights to provide compelling propositions for potential partners.
  • Work closely with Treble’s communications and creative team to aid in the design of customized sales presentations for prospective partners;
  • Research and review data, media research, creative sponsorship leveraging examples and potential partners brand marketing information to incorporate into sales process.
  • Present proposals to specific potential partners.
  • Facilitate the exchange of all necessary business documents throughout the sales process.
  • Respond to research inquiries from both internal and external contacts.
  • Maintain relationships and communication with all secured partners, aimed at ensuring partners’ satisfaction, retention and future renewal.

Company Description

The Treble Group is an international sports marketing agency, with offices in South Africa and the UK, offering a holistic marketing solution in the fields of sport and entertainment. We have a strong track record in working with both rights holders and sponsors to develop and manage sponsorship programmes, world-class events and innovative sponsorship leveraging programmes.

Requirements

  • Sales experience with a track record of negotiating successful commercial partnerships.
  • 4+ years of Marketing Agency work experience overall.
  • Marketing Degree / Diploma or relevant Sales Experience
  • Experience working at a sports agency is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint a must.
  • Own transport

Advantageous

  • General understanding of the Sports Marketing sector.

Personal Skills/Attributes

  • A self-starter with a demonstrable ability to drive revenue through new growth opportunities.
  • Ability to work to and exceed commercial targets.
  • A very positive attitude, as well as being a determined individual with a willingness to go the extra mile for the business.
  • A strong team player who is able to submerge themselves into the business, collaborate and grow as a cohesive unit.
  • High personal expectations of performance.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with clients, rights holders and colleagues.
  • Excellent written and oral communication with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Strategic thinker who can develop a clear understanding of a client’s marketing objectives.
  • Ability to interact and present to clients and ad agencies.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shift priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Work individually and in a team.
  • Strong work ethic.

Type

Full time, four month’s probation.

Salary

Salary depends on skills and experience and will incorporate a basic and commission structure.

Reporting

The Sponsorship Sales Manager will report to the Managing Director. The position also interfaces with varying levels of staff at Treble.

Seniority Level

Mid

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Send us your CV along with a Cover Letter to info@treblegroup.com