In 2019, the Financial Times acquired a majority stake in TNW and became part of our quest to inform, inspire and connect people who love tech through media, events, and services.
TNW, a Financial Times Company, is a global brand that multiples the journeys of startups, investors, corporations and governments through various businesses which exist to connect, share knowledge and inspire. Known for our annual flagship event, TNW Conference and thenextweb.com; TNW also runs co-working spaces, and innovation programs and consulting for corporations and governments. Since 2019, TNW has been part of the Financial Times group.
We’re looking for a talented Head of Events Sales to lead and grow commercial partnerships for TNW events. You should have a proven track record in leading an event sales team. Ideally, you’re assertive/confident, able to motivate, and used to working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment with multiple products, regions and segments in the events industry. The main events you will be leading the commercial development of are:
You’ll be responsible for the sponsorship and exhibition sales for TNW events, including the budget, revenue forecasts and commercial strategy. Reporting to the Events Director and in regular contact with the 3 other members of the events management team, you’ll be leading the partnerships team (4 FTE) but celebrating wins with the entire TNW team. You’ll also be working closely with the other team-leads responsible for different business units within TNW including media, programs, and spaces. You’ll have the opportunity to travel occasionally to attend client meetings and relevant industry events.
You’ll be leading the commercial development of one of the leading tech festivals in Europe.
TNW strives to create and maintain a diverse and inclusive work environment, where all people are treated equally and given the opportunity to excel.
As such, at TNW, we believe in fair and unbiased recruitment practices. We want to assure all candidates that we do not use artificial intelligence (AI) in our recruitment process. Our aim is to eliminate bias and ensure that every part of the recruitment process is standardised to uphold fairness and equal opportunity for all applicants. We evaluate candidates based on their qualifications, skills, and experiences relevant to the job requirements. We encourage diversity and inclusion, and our selection process is designed to provide a fair and equal opportunity to all candidates. If you have any concerns or questions regarding our recruitment process, please feel free to reach out to us.
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