Sales Outreach / Business Development - Conference Sponsorship

at Skills Matter in London

(₤23000 - ₤45000 per year)

Sales Outreach / Business Development - Conference Sponsorship
at Skills Matter in London – 10 South Place, London. EC2M 7EB

Are you a recent graduate, naturally curious and highly social with tonnes of creativity and exposure to working in sales? If so this Conference Sponsorship Sales & Marketing role will be right up your street and we’d love to hear from you!

About us
We are Skills Matter, the largest community of software developers in Europe (over 100,000 people). Every year we organise hundreds of community meetups, training courses, conferences and hackathons, bringing the most innovative tech companies together to discover new technologies, gain new skills, and attract new talent. We are looking for a quick-thinking individual with a good understanding of social media, a natural sales ability and a passion for technology to join our buzzing conferences team.

About the role
You will help some of the coolest tech companies achieve their engagement objectives through our sponsorship packages, and grow ticket sales and sponsorship revenues. You’ll open doors to London’s most innovative start-ups, tech businesses retail, media and finance companies, by engaging our members, partners, sponsors and supporters on social media, by phone, and in person at meetings and networking events. Our clients include some of the most innovative businesses in the world, household names who you are bound to have heard of- check out some of our clients here and here.

About you
We’re looking for someone who is passionate about technology and people. Someone who already has great people skills, who is a clear and competent communicator, has some sales experience and is looking to begin a career in the tech-sector. The role will require you to display a natural sales ability and you should have some previous social media marketing experience. Ideally, you have gained an undergraduate degree.

About our community
We are a community of software craftsmen and women, with a passion for tackling complex engineering challenges, known for sharing our skills and experience with others. We are experts in building adaptable, flexible and scalable systems with big data sets and regularly come together at related talks, conferences, meetups and workshops. We enable our community to discover, learn and share ideas and technologies that help with this challenge.
Every day, hundreds of us get together at Skills Matter, for events, or simply to meet for a chat and a drink at our fully licensed {{SpaceBar}}. Codenode, our amazing space is the UK’s largest venue for Technology Events, designed as a specialised venue complete with 7 fantastic lecture spaces, a funky 5,000 sqft break-out area and licensed bar. By working together our community has become a thriving ecosystem that has given birth to many great technologies and ideas.
With more than 100,000 engineers regularly coming together, we are now Europe’s largest community of software engineers and ever growing! This is made financially possible thanks to the generous support of our amazing event sponsors and business partners. Through the sales of our sponsorship packages, you will help us keep tickets to our events affordable and ensure we continue to deliver the best quality training and community events for our members.

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Published at 13 Jun 2017
Expires on 11 Aug 2017

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