VACANCY | Commercial sales executive

VACANCY | Commercial sales executive

22nd November 2018

Club Doncaster is the brand that connects Doncaster’s elite sports teams and manages the delivery of events at Doncaster’s Keepmoat Stadium, and associated Elite Performance Centre and Sports Village.

We are more than just a football club with the Keepmoat Stadium home to our Sports College, Sports Foundation, Impact Social Action Group, concerts & Rugby League Club.

The facility itself expands beyond match day. We are a hub for the community and multi sports venue, we pride ourselves on working together across the Club Doncaster to engage and host our local teams and activities.

We look to recruit people with the desire to work within all areas of Club Doncaster who demonstrate integrity, compassion, pride, honesty and a desire to continuously improve themselves and those around them.

We are currently looking for a person to join our commercial department within the role of commercial executive. The successful candidate will be expected to focus time on our digital sales and Doncaster Rugby League Club, in addition to working across all areas of Club Doncaster business.

The appointed candidate will play a significant part in supporting the head of commercial deliver the sponsorship and commercial KPI’s across the business.

Applicants should be hard working, committed and have a keen interest in growing the Club Doncaster reputation and brand across all areas of work. All candidates should demonstrate previous experience of cold and warm business to business sales, and exceeding sales and KPI targets set to them. Previous knowledge of elite sports, particularly football and rugby league industries would be advantageous

The role

The commercial executive will be responsible for delivering all appropriate sales and business-to-business related targets across the organisation, retaining current business and exploiting all new opportunities.

Successful applicants should have some initial working experience in sales, and knowledge of the sports industries associated with Club Doncaster. The ideal candidate should show their passion and determination to grow the department to its fullest potential, grasping new opportunities and maintaining excellent existing relationships.

Skills required

* Experience of converting cold & warm business to business sales opportunities

* The requirement of differing business strategies to develop and close new & existing business

* Awareness of the elite sports culture

* Ability to manage conflicting and changing priorities

* Excellent communication skills

* Have excellent attention to detail

* An understanding of the local and national business market in respect of sponsorship agreements

Personal qualities

* Be able to work in a professional and responsible manner when dealing with a variety of management levels and departments

* Flexible in relation to working hours and event commitments

* Punctual and have an excellent record of attendance

* Willing to learn and committed to achieving high standards within their work

* Flexible in their approach to working hours

* Ability to manage and maintain excellent external and internal working relationships

Successful applicants may be required to undertake further checks in relation to their identity and criminal disclosures

Club Doncaster is an equal opportunities employer and is keen to hear from all persons who feel that this would be the right role for them regardless of age, gender, or any other associated protected characteristics.

If you would like to apply for the role, please submit your CV and cover letter to HR manager Kirsty Cavanagh at

Or write to: Kirsty Cavanagh

Keepmoat Stadium

Stadium Way



The closing date for applications is Monday 10 December 2018, however Club Doncaster reserve the right to cease applications for this post at an earlier time.

VACANCY | Commercial sales executive