Sponsorship Sales Manager

Newbury Racecourse is an award-winning sporting venue with a multi-functional site playing host to c. 30 racedays per year plus a wide range of other exciting events including concerts, weddings and exhibitions.

We are now seeking a talented and organised individual to take up the role of Sponsorship Sales Manager. The successful candidate will build relationships with existing sponsors via exceptional customer service and account management, as well as identifying and securing new sponsorship and partnership opportunities. On racedays, they will liaise with race sponsors and work with the Sponsorship Coordinator and Racing Sales Manager to administer their requirements, whilst taking responsibility for the raceday sponsorship team.

They will also work closely with the marketing, communications, hospitality and catering teams to ensure sponsors get the most out of their sponsorship.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:
• Strong business development skills
• Accurate reporting of a sponsorship and partnership sales pipeline
• Outstanding organisational, relationship-building and communication skills, with a natural ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
• The ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, alongside being self-motivated and able to exercise sound judgement and the confidence to work unsupervised
• An interest in (or prior experience within) the sports, hospitality or leisure industries would be an advantage

In return, we can offer a competitive salary and an attractive benefits scheme including:
• Opportunities for training and career growth
• 25 days holiday per year + Bank Holidays + days in lieu for weekend racedays worked (c 12 per year)
• Free annual membership to the Racecourse for you +1, plus discounted tickets
• Private healthcare scheme
• Life assurance scheme
• Discounted Health Club membership
• Reduced-rate childcare at the Rocking Horse Nursery on-site
• Contributory pension scheme matched up to 5%
• Excellent modern office facilities
• Free parking

To apply please email your CV and covering letter including current remuneration details to Hugh Nickerson at Conundrum Consulting Ltd.
[email protected] 
All direct and third-party responses will be forwarded to Conundrum.