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Sales Professional – Sports Industry

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We are looking to recruit an Experienced Sales Professional. This is a field based position – although base location is flexible. You will be joining a high-achieving sales team that continuously expand our fleet; working specifically within the professional sports market – we’ve recently signed British Cycling and they join our other partnerships with other sporting names in Premier League Football Clubs and Rugby Union. You will also focus on private and corporate entities where appropriate.

What we can offer…..

  • competitive salary and attractive bonus potential
  • Company Car
  • 30 days holiday rising to 35 over a period of time (this includes Bank Holidays)
  • Contribution to Group Personal Pension Scheme
  • Thrifty Savings – Employee discount scheme offering huge savings across multiple retailers
  • Funded Summer and Christmas team events
  • Long Service Award scheme
  • A Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted car hire rates
  • Discounted car purchase scheme with in-built finance scheme

Main Duties…..

  • Identify the professional sports market including individual players, clubs, club executives and agents across a range of sports in the UK
  • Create and develop database of prospects
  • Identify key individuals who can act as introducers / ambassadors / advocates
  • Plan and implement marketing strategies to develop awareness of the product in the market
  • Work with Thrifty locations, Area Managers & other Thrifty sales team to identify potential contacts
  • Create a strong personal social media presence (Thrifty-specific) to promote the Flexi product in the sports market and update posts with relevant contact to an agreed schedule

Skills needed for success…..

  • Interest in & understanding of cars, especially high-specification models
  • Interest in sports is an advantage but not compulsory
  • High level of self-motivation and desire to succeed
  • Ability to travel within UK to achieve results
  • Flexible with regard to work patterns, may include some evening and weekend attendance at events
  • Ability to work within a team to achieve results

If you feel this role is for you then why not apply today!

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