Sponsorship Executive

Salary: circa £33k plus commission + benefits;

Location: Central London;

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) is a world-leading professional body with a growing membership of over 115,000 members in 140 countries. The IMechE’s member groups works in ground breaking areas from sustainable energy and aerospace to Formula One and cutting-edge medical technology. One of the Institution’s founding objectives is to transfer this knowledge to professional engineers in the UK and around the world.;

The IMechE is seeking to recruit a Sponsorship Executive responsible for generating sponsorship and exhibition revenue against its portfolio of leading, cross industry technical events, ranging from workshops and seminars to conferences and exhibitions.;

The Sponsorship Executive will be expected to hit challenging sales targets by securing revenue from both existing and new clients. The successful applicant will need to possess strong key account management skills in order to maximise spend from a solid, existing client base, including key decision-makers at some of the biggest organisations in the industry , as well as an ability to drive new business revenue through developing new relations and innovating across our sponsorship offering.;

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • A track record of achieving sales targets on a comparable portfolio of live events
  • A full range of developed sales skills, including face-to-face experience and the ability to influence and sell to senior decision makers
  • Experience of developing high value, bespoke and creative sponsorship solutions
  • An ability to quickly understand complex topics across a range of industries, to be able to credibly and in a consultative manner, to senior client-side decision makers
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work across multiple events concurrently.

As part of a growing team, there will be opportunities for the right candidate to develop the role once established, including through supporting commercial activities in digital streams such as webinars.;

The closing date for all applications is 25 May 2017 with interviews being held on 31 May 2017 and 6 June 2017. If you are interested in applying, please email your CV and covering letter in complete confidence to recruitment@imeche.org.

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