Sponsorship Sales Assistant

Worldwide Business Research in London is seeking a full time Assistant for its Sponsorship Department. This is a largely administrative, entry-level position for a candidate with strong interpersonal, numerical, computer and English skills.

The Sponsorship Assistant will be working with a team of 4 sales directors and 21 Sales Managers, so the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and communicate effectively regarding different projects to a variety of personalities is key.

Activities will include, but are not limited to: updating event websites through a content management system, uploading data to sales campaigns through the CRM, recording sales revenues for weekly, monthly and annual target tracking, recording call times and KPIs for the team on a weekly basis, printing and scanning contracts, recording holiday and absence for the team, More advanced activities include: Populating sponsored on-site activities with delegates through working with partners and contacting delegates on the phone and via email to confirm their attendance. Being an on-site support for the sales team at WBR events in the UK, and across Europe.

The ideal candidate is a recent college graduate with an interest in executive-level business-to- business corporate events and a ‘can-do’ attitude towards work. This position provides full training and offers great opportunities for advancement and to take on extra responsibilities.

Company Description

WBR is the world’s biggest large-scale conference company and part of the PLS group, one of the world’s leading providers of strategic business intelligence with 16 offices worldwide. Our conference divisions consistently out-perform their industry sector competitors on the quality of the events we produce and the relationships we nurture with both delegates and sponsors. Every year over 10,000 senior executives from Fortune 1000 companies attend over 100 annual conferences – a true “Who’s Who” of today’s corporate world. From Automotive events in Bucharest to Logistics conferences in Arizona and Finance summits in Hong Kong, WBR is dedicated to exceeding the needs of its customers around the world.

To be considered for the position, you should contact Moira Robertson with your CV and when is the earliest date you can start.

Key Responsibilities

Main priorities:

  1. Becoming an EMS and SKY “super user” in the sales department to help support the sales team’s data requirements and fulfil sponsorship branding as per the contracts.
  2. Sourcing a minimum of 20 potential candidates per week from web searches, who could be a good fit for sponsorship roles at WBR UK
  3. Keeping up to date recording of sales figures on a daily/monthly/yearly basis to track where the sponsorship team are against forecast and target
  4. Working with the Sponsorship Managers to ensure that the paid sessions and fulfilled to contract within deadlines given.
  5. Keeping holiday and absence records up to date

Secondary priorities:

  1. Printing, scanning, returning and filing of sponsorship contracts where needed
  2. Supporting the team with any onsite requirements and fulfilment
  3. Booking hotels and flights for Sales Managers

For Indeed applications:

Please forward applications to moira.robertson@wbr.co.uk

  • Job Overview

  • Location: London
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Department: Sponsorship
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