Conference Sponsorship Assistant

To support our Conference’s team, we are looking for a dynamic and proactive Conference Sponsorship Assistant. This is a 12-months’ full-time position based in our headquarter office in Basel, Switzerland. 


As Conference Sponsorship Assistant you will:

  • Pro-actively identify and contact new prospects who may have interest in sponsoring content or advertising
  • Network with prospects to find other relevant contacts who may have interest in sponsorship/advertising opportunities
  • Sell lead generation, sponsorship/brand awareness and event advertising options (e.g. banner ads, e-news sponsorships, webinars, custom content)
  • Provide best-in-class support and service to partners
  • Build and maintain long term relationships with current customers to maximize renewal business
  • Keep records of leads, activities, and sales
  • Support the Conference Team in promotional activities and event communications


  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in marketing, communications or a relevant discipline
  • Event sponsorship sales experience a must
  • Excellent presentation and negotiation skills
  • Proven success as a salesperson in an independent environment is an asset
  • Excellent customer service mindset
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English
  • Proactive and dynamic team player with excellent interpersonal skills and an eye for details
  • Very good time management and organization skills
  • Good knowledge in MS Office and in Content Management Systems (CMS)
  • Knowledge in Video Conference tools is a plus
  • Capability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, and international environment

 If you are interested in this position, we look forward to receiving your application. Please submit both your cover letter and CV. We look forward to welcoming you to our Basel office.

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Diversity & Inclusion

MDPI provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, gender identification, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law in every location in which we have offices. Thank you for your interest in applying to MDPI. We value diversity and encourage the very best candidates to apply.