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Expo Sales Manager – Germany

Location Frankfurt or Hamburg, Germany
Posted 01/12/2016
Closes 31/12/2016
Sector Elite Performance & Coaching, Leisure & Health
Function Business Development & Sales
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary Competitive

Job Description

A Wanda Sports Holdings company, IRONMAN operates a global portfolio of events that includes the IRONMAN® Triathlon Series, the IRONMAN® 70.3® Triathlon Series, 5150™ Triathlon Series, Iron Girl®, IRONKIDS®, six of nine International Triathlon Union World Triathlon Series races, road cycling events including the UCI Velothon Majors Series, mountain bike races, premier marathons and other multisport races. IRONMAN’s events, together with all other Wanda Sports Holdings events, provide more than 680,000 participants annually the benefits of endurance sports through the company’s vast offerings. The iconic IRONMAN® Series of events is the largest participation sports platform in the world. Since the inception of the IRONMAN® brand in 1978, athletes have proven that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE® by crossing finish lines at the world’s most challenging endurance races. Beginning as a single race, IRONMAN has grown to become a global sensation with more than 260 events across 42 countries.

We are actively looking for a highly motivated, fluent German and English speaking Expo Sales Manager – Germany. Reporting to the Head of Europe, Global Partnerships – the Expo Sales Manager will be responsible for overseeing expo sales, planning and fulfillment within assigned regions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Expo management of all races and events including IRONMAN managed endurance events including, but not limited to, IRONMAN, IRONMAN 70.3, 5150, Iron Girl, IronKids Series, Marathons and Cycling events.
  • Act as daily point of contact for internal and external stakeholders regarding Expo program
  • Plan the scope of the expo at each event (time, location, booth options, pricing) for the organization
  • Work with operations and race directors to oversee the event footprint and to maximize expo opportunities  on site
  • Work with race directors to ensure that required services (i.e. set up , breakdown, electrical, water supply etc.) are provided
  • Coordinate executional details with onsite staff and account  managers
  • Monitor event activities to ensure satisfaction of attendees and the organization
  • Review event billings, approve payment and track sales
  • Additional duties to be assigned as business needs arise

Skills and Competancies

  • Three to five years of experience in expo management, with a Sports  Property  background strongly preferred.
  • Strong understanding of customer and  market dynamics and   requirements.
  • Willingness to travel and work in a global team of professionals.
  • Proven leadership and ability to plan and execute expos in    multiple markets
  • Fluency in German and English required Local candidates preferred, living near Frankfurt or Hamburg Area.

A contract will be made on the basis of a full time employment. We are looking forward to receiving your application including your salary expectations and your notice period.

Are you interested? Please apply and quote – Expo Manager and your preferred location Hamburg or Frankfurt - on your application


IRONMAN Limited are the organisers of IRONMAN events in the UK and Ireland.

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