Sponsorship Sales Executive – WBR CONNECT 1


Job Type:Full-time
WBR Connect is a new division of Worldwide Business Research, now in its 2nd year, which focuses on bringing together the most senior-level executives for a by-invitation only gathering where they can share their actual business cases with other top executives and learn from selected solution providers about technologies that will aid them in their daily challenges.WBR Connect is all about creating opportunities for high-value interaction with leaders, innovators and disruptors in various industries.As a Sponsorship Sales Executive you will take ownership of the projects and have the chance to forge relationships with today’s leading companies across your assigned portfolio of annual events. We are looking for people with an entrepreneurial spirit.We offer structured training, competitive compensation and strong opportunities for professional and personal growth.Key Responsibilities: Consulting with new and existing clients to create new opportunities through our events; Strategic sales and cold calling; Identifying new market opportunities and securing high-level sponsorship's for our events.Key Attributes: You are a proven salesperson who excels in an entrepreneurial environment. You are motivated by the potential of uncapped commission structures and building long term client relationships with a product you will be excited to promote. You are excited with the idea of being in a new business division and thrive in start-up environments. You have strong cold calling skills; are an excellent negotiator and solid closer. Aggressive and confident in your abilities, you enjoy team oriented culture.Skills & Experience:3yrs+ B2B sales experienceEvent sales experience a plusProven track record of high level B2B salesComfortable selling to top tier executivesExcellent communication skillsNegotiation and relationship building skillsNew business development and account managementExperience with conceptual/consultative salesDeadline orientedHigh sales transaction quality: Retention, new Business, upselling and cross-sellingVaried industry expertise a plusPersonal Attributes:Personal drive and tenacityAbility to work in deadline oriented environmentTeam playerDesire to continuously learn and developPro-active attitudeAble to execute different ideasSelf-starter and entrepreneurial