Jake Burnham has been the Head of Sales for First Event for over 4 years. With a background in event management and global brand partnerships, Jake has extensive experience with every stage of the event process from pitch to delivery.
Since joining First Event from Team Spirit in December 2016, Jake has secured a number of impressive clients including Just Eat, ADP and Virgin Media, helping the Leeds based organisation to double its turnover in 2018/19. Over the last 12 months Jake has predominantly been working in the sale and delivery of virtual events for both existing and new clients, as a result of the company’s successful pivot to virtual events services during the pandemic.
Jake works on the companies high profile clients and manages all sales professionals. His role at First Event requires him to keep a keen eye on any developments within the events industry and the industries of his clients.