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We’re hiring – Commercial Assistant

We are looking for a hard working, diligent, organised and capable person to join us as a Commercial Assistant. We are open to this being a part-time role but this will likely be on a full time basis.

The right individual for this entry-level commercial role will have a broad range of skills and will be looking to learn from excelling in a varied, stretching job in which they will be supporting other members of the CW team and athletes. This role would suit a recent graduate interested in sport and business or a non-grad with some commercial work experience looking for an exciting challenge.

Reports to: Commercial Operations Manager

Location: London, UK

Core Skills Required:

  • Good written and spoken communication skills.
  • Numerate
  • A good knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint/Keynote.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and manage a workload.

Personal  

  • Hard-working, flexible, adaptable.
  • Demonstrable ability to learn new skills
  • Willingness to work long hours and respond to messages from athletes ‘out of hours.’ 
  • Prepared to travel and work some weekends.

You do not need to be a Mixed Martial Arts fan…..you do need to be enthusiastic and robust.

Our team is growing, and we want you to be a part of it!

Responsibilities

Core Responsibilities will include:

Fighter tickets:

Supporting the Commercial Operations Manager  (COM) to drive our ticketing business, notably in the area of fighter ticket sales

  • Once instructed, contacting all CW fighters for them to order tickets for them to sell to their fans.
  • Maximising the amount of tickets fighters sell.
  • Minimising the return of fighter tickets from fighters.
  • Supporting fighters with selling tickets. 
  • Compiling, understanding and sharing fighter ticket sales data. 
  • Supporting the COM on any other ticketing issues as requested

Fighter operational support:

  • Being the point of contact for fighters and gyms on any commercial or ticketing requirements or questions, working into the COM and the sporting side of the CW business

Sponsorship:

  • Working with CW leadership and the COM to ensure our operational obligations to partners and sponsors are fulfilled
  • Supporting our Events Manager to make sure all partners are happy around events.
  • Organising in venue branding ahead of each show. 

Marketing & Business Development

  • Working with our Marketing team to enhance  our social media and drive ticketing revenue
  • Creating PowerPoint or keynote presentations as required by the CEO and COM. 

Over time, the following Additional Responsibilities may become part of the role depending on performance

  • Recognising opportunity to bring in localised/small sponsorship deals around CW events and working to close them.
  • Actively searching for sponsorship deals for CW/managed athletes.

How to apply 

Interested? Send your CV and cover letter to harry(@)cagewarriors.com by 5pm Monday 11th February 2019.

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