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Sports Sponsorship Manager

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The Goodwood Estate


£40,000 to £45,000 per annum (Depending on skills and experience; Excellent benefits)

Full Time

We are looking for a Sports Sponsorship Manager to join the Commercial Team in delivering revenue and margin through the sale of sponsorship for Goodwood Racecourse.

With a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a commercial sales role and knowledge of the sponsorship industry, particularly equine.  The role involves selling sponsorship, brand experiences and digital rights that build long lasting partnerships.

An excellent networker with well-established contacts in the sporting industry, you will be commercially astute, resilient and tenacious. You will have the ability to build and manage an effective pipeline of new business, working closely with the Partnership Director across all Racecourse assets in order to consistently deliver annual revenue and margin targets.

This challenging and rewarding role will provide the opportunity for you to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment as you work closely with the Commercial Director to create new opportunities and build a deliverable sales strategy for successful sports sponsorships.

What you'll need to be successful: 

  • Proven track record of delivering commercial returns within the sponsorship sector for sport
  • Experience of growing partnership contracts and retaining business
  • Passion for sport and sales
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to deliver on-brand presentations
  • Positive, proactive and problem-solving attitude
  • Ability to travel, both within the UK and abroad, and to work out of usual business hours during and around events
  • Strong negotiation skills

What we can offer you:

  • Event tickets and gym membership
  • Access to a comprehensive well-being programme
  • A health cash plan
  • Sales focused bonus scheme
  • A beautifully unique environment
  • Opportunity to make a difference

We are flexible for this role to work between London and Goodwood, if required.

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