Account Manager (Hospitality)

Sleeper Media is looking for someone with experience in the hospitality sector and an enthusiastic personality / can-do attitude to work in sales and business development across our magazine portfolio.

  • Are you looking for something a bit different?
  • Want to earn a monthly salary of up to £25k per annum + commission + benefits
  • Fancy working flexibly / remotely, with the opportunity for expenses-paid travel worldwide?
  • Looking for a career rather than a job?
  • Good at working under your own steam?
  • Are you comfortable in new situations and like talking to people?

If this sounds like you then get in touch. We are looking for someone keen to develop a career in media sales / business development. Some experience in face-to-face customer relations would be an advantage but full training can be given so don’t worry if you’ve never done sales before.

Please get in touch with your CV and brief cover note if you’d like to find out more.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £22,000.00-£25,000.00 per year


Casual dress

Company events

Company pension

Employee discount

On-site parking

Work from home


Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

Commission pay

Performance bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:

Stockport: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


A-Level or equivalent (preferred)


Account management: 1 year (preferred)

sales: 1 year (preferred)

Willingness to travel:

25% (preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Stockport

Application deadline: 06/04/2023

Expected start date: 02/05/2023

Event Manager - Sleeper Media

Job Title: Event Manager
Division: AHEAD

Reports to: Commercial Lead

Location: Hybrid (Minimum 3 days per week in Stockport office)

The Event Manager role presents a unique opportunity to work within a dynamic media company, catering for an exciting, vibrant industry.

There is the opportunity for extensive overseas travel.

Sleeper Media is seeking an Event Manager to lead on the delivery of the AHEAD Awards.

We are the leading media brand in the international hospitality design industry.

We create world-class events and magazines, serving an audience of highly influential creatives who deliver incredible hospitality experiences for their guests around the world.

Our products live up to the high expectations of the people who design and develop hotels across the globe – from the coolest new boutique properties to the highest levels of luxury.

Sleeper Media Portfolio:
A global awards platform for hospitality experience and design, comprising annual awards ceremonies in Singapore, New York, Dubai, London and a Global finale.

Sleeper Sessions:
A two-day programme comprising of a series of meetings and seminar sessions to connect specifiers and suppliers. Previously held in Mykonos, upcoming events Danang and Dubrovnik.

Sleepover Events for Hotel Innovators:
An annual networking event with a peripatetic nature, previously held in Berlin, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Istanbul, Miami, Barcelona, Brooklyn and Ibiza.

Sleeper Magazine:
The leading international B2B publication for hotel design

Supper Magazine:
B2B publication for global hotel F&B

Starboard Magazine:
B2B publication for mobile hospitality in all its forms – on water, on land and in the air.

Our parent company Mondiale Media is a market-leading publisher of B2B magazines and organiser of events for the hospitality, technology, and design industries – covering everything from rock n roll event production to architectural lighting.

This role will suit someone looking to build on their current experience in event management.

The ideal candidate will be:
Highly Organised:
Comfortable handling everything from spreadsheets to speaker liaison, travel schedules to table plans.
Commercially Astute:
Able to grasp the financial bigger picture, whilst keeping a keen eye on the cost budget to deliver a healthy GP.
Equally capable of working independently, internally or with our many trusted partners around the world.

Reporting to the Commercial Lead, the Event Manager will carry out a variety of tasks to ensure our reputation for delivering fantastic awards ceremonies across the globe is maintained.

Event Management:
Working with the Sleeper team and external stakeholders of all kinds on ensuring the successful creation, communication, and execution of the awards programme.

Event Production:
Working with production companies, hotels, host venues and other stakeholders to produce our events to the highest standards.

Stakeholder Engagement:
Ensuring that the expectations of our sponsors and guests are met whilst maintaining the integrity of our events.

Budgetary Planning:
Working with the Commercial Lead to create and manage event budgets. Working to identify and deliver revenue growth.

Guest Liaison:
Communicating essential information to guests, requesting assets, and handling day-to-day enquiries.

Venue Liaison:
Negotiating with venues, hotels, and suppliers. Working with them to produce the event. Researching new venues for future events.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
• Educated to GCSE level or above.
• A proven track record in event management (minimum 3years).
• Experience of event administration particularly in a B2B context
• An understanding of budgeting and commercial awareness.
• Able to sustain performance under pressure.
• Be willing and able to undertake overseas travel (non-negotiable)

• Previous experience working within an international environment.
• Experience of managing awards schemes and / or conference programming.
• Experience in coordinating virtual conferences/large scale virtual group meetings.
• Familiarity with e-marketing systems.
• Experience of working with Keynote.
• Additional and relevant qualifications, languages, or computer skills

• Enthusiastic, adaptable self-motivated, and showing a desire to succeed.
• Meticulous attention to detail in database management.
• Dynamic individual with an ability to think fast and able to deal with customer needs at very short notice.
• Capable of working alongside others and adapting to new challenges.
• Willing to assist and support colleagues unprompted to promote the overall growth of the business.
• Keen to build an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the industries we work in.

This job description sets out the duties of the position at the time that it was drawn up. Such duties may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or level of responsibility entailed.

Salary: £DE with additional performance related bonus payment.