Vickie Saunders is a sponsorship expert who works closely with athletes and businesses to help them find and maintain partnerships.

She spoke exclusively to us about how you could find a sponsor:

For more information about the role sponsorship plays within sport, and how you can maximize your appeal to an organisation, take our course, ‘Sponsorship – Supporting Your Career’.

Key Points:

  1. Ideally, what benefits you can offer a company before you approach them. This will help you contact them with confidence.
  2. Only approach a handful of companies. Make a phone call or even face to face contact and show that you have taken the time to make your proposal personal to them.
  3. After watching this video, explore the reasons why you might want sponsorship. There are many benefits.