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Senior Manager – Sales

Senior Manager – Sales – Footprint Sports & Entertainment

An exciting sales opportunity for a pro-active, commercially-minded individual to join the team as Senior Manager – Sales in a London-based Sports Talent Management company.


  • Identifying and procuring new sponsorship opportunities across the Footprint talent portfolio
  • Sourcing new sales opportunities in sports sponsorship from domestic and international agency and brand relationships
  • Arranging regular meetings with agency and brands active in mainstream sports
  • Managing members of staff – manage the commercial team and be direct point of contact for commercial manager
  • Sourcing and procuring opportunities both within and outside of represented talent through strong domestic and international contacts
  • Presenting regular updates to CEO with both individual and commercial team pipeline

Qualifications & Skills

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a passion for sponsorship, strong sales acumen and an understanding of the commercial industry and relevant market trends.

The successful candidate will be to source & procure global and regional brand leads and develop agency relationships, delivering against set revenue targets and KPIs.

  • Outstanding social / interpersonal skills
  • At least 4/5 years in sales within mainstream sports
  • Strong agency and brand contacts domestically & internationally (particularly across Middle East and Asia)
  • Proven history in sourcing, negotiating and executing deals with both brand and agencies for talent in mainstream sports
  • Strong track record of developing and executing strategic sales plans
  • Understanding of new media opportunities
  • Proven history working with high profile talent
  • Ability and understanding of international travel, often in unsociable hours
  • Proven ability in managing members of staff
  • Demonstrable ability to lead and motivate high-performing teams
  • English as primary language, additional languages beneficial but not essential
  • Ability to think creatively and contribute to new market initiatives
  • Self-motivated with a strong desire to contribute to the team and achieve
  • Outlook, Word, Excel, Photoshop and PowerPoint proficiency
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills

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