Senior Sales Executive

Fantastic opportunity to join our Sponsorship Sales Team in our Manchester office. If you have prior b2b sales experience take a look below!
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We are currently recruiting for a Senior Sales Executive to join the team initially remotely but then in our Manchester office. The role offers candidates sought after opportunity in selling highly lucrative sponsorship and exhibition space across the public sector tech space. 

About us and our products  

At GovNet, we create communities through online, digital and live event experiences.  

Since 1997, GovNet has consistently delivered innovation, thought-provoking and insightful events, ranging from conference and exhibitions to training courses and forums. All of which are specifically for the Public Sector. 

We run exhibitions, conferences and training courses that serve and improve the communities we are passionate about. We are experts with a deep understanding of the evolving challenges these communities face and we have made it out mission to help them. We are proud of the impact we’ve made on our markets, from education to healthcare to emerging tech.      

Tech Portfolio 

The Technology portfolio is the primary source of Technology events at Govnet and includes Government ICT, Digital Government, Govtech and Cyber Security. Collectively these events attract over 2000 attendees per year. Our ambition is to grow further and expand our community through building up across face to face, online and digital platforms.  

Responsibilities of Senior Sales Executive 

  • Research and lead source using all available digital resources   
  • Applying a consultative approach to understand the client’s needs 
  • Selling online and physical exhibition space and sponsorship opportunities to private sector organisations who want to reach the Government and Public Sector. 
  • Playing a hands on role during both physical and virtual events in terms of managing your clients 

What are we looking for? 

  • Interest and/or experience in Government and Public Sector as service providers  
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills 
  • Analytical approach and successfully be able to research upcoming companies selling products in this space. 
  • A/c management/Customer experience/Customer Support 
  • Minimum of 2 years sales experience  

What do we offer? 

  • Competitive basic plus uncapped commission
  • 37.5 hour week 
  • 25 days holiday (increasing 1 day per year to a max of 28 days)  
  • Day off for your birthday 
  • Flexible working (currently working from home due to COVID-19) 
  • Access to corporate discount at over 3500 UK gyms 
  • Health Cash Plan - Voluntary 
  • Mobile phone discount 
  • Voluntary private medical insurance 
  • Perkbox 
  • Group Life Assurance 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Opportunities for professional growth 
  • Pension Scheme 
  • Summer and Christmas Parties and team socials 
  • Early Finish on Fridays 


Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


79 Oxford Rd
M1 6PP Manchester Directions

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