Vacancy for Commercial Manager at the Wildcats

posted on 19 August 2010

We have an exciting opportunity to join the administration team here at at Belle Vue Stadium. If you’d like to work with the Wildcats in Super League and then this may be the job for you.

Job Title Commercial Manager
Sector Commercial & Marketing
Company Description An exiting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious candidate to fulfill the role of Commercial Manager created at the Wakefield Wildcats. An elite club operating in the engage Super League, the Wakefield Wildcats are looking to further develop their commercial presence.
Job Description Your primary role will be to sell set elements of sponsorship, corporate hospitality, and advertising packages to national and local businesses.You will implement the commercial strategy to deliver a year on year increase in the entire sales portfolio.

You will also provide account management to key clients.

You will be required to attend all home matches and will be responsible for greeting key clients, ensuring customer satisfaction and networking to develop new business.

Key Accountabilities

Achieve sales targets for set corporate hospitality, sponsorship and advertising packages.

Some examples of the packages you will be responsible for selling include:

  • Official Partnerships
  • Associate Partnerships
  • Corporate hospitality packages including Executive Boxes and Hospitality Suite packages.
  • In-stadia and programme advertising advertising.
  • Match Sponsorship Packages
  • Player Sponsorship Packages
  • Community Sponsorship Packages
  • Corporate Events such as Golf Days, Sporting Dinners.

You will be expected to complete sales face to face with clients and over the telephone.

You will be expected to network at internal and external events to build the club’s commercial profile.

You will process and manage sales ensuring customers receive their rights and benefits on time.

You will provide significant account management to clients, ensuring that they are delighted with the service received.

You will be a point of contact for day to day commercial requirements.

You will liaise with the National Governing body (RFL) to ensure that all central sponsor rights are correctly delivered.

You will assist clients and partners with maximising their business objectives.

You will explore new revenue streams & technologies that offer the club income from non-traditional sources.

Contacts James Elston, Chief Executive
Contract Permanent
Salary A competitive basic salary, with an attractive commission structure
Benefits Bonuses
City Wakefield

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