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Event Sales Executive (GB690)

Superb opportunity for an ambitious sales executive to join a huge international events company working on their flagship food & drink exhibition

Location West End

Contract Permanent

Salary £25,000 - £30,000

Reference GB690

Added perk... + uncapped commission £45K OTE

A bit about this role

WHERE WILL YOU WORK?

As Events Sales Executive you will work for one of London's most successful privately owned event companies with events in media, the arts, hospitality, Food and Drink, Logistics and Packaging. 

You will be working within the UK event team for one of the most successful events in the Food and Drink industry. You will be based in wonderfully characterful offices in the UK head office in Central London. This is a hugely exciting time to join the business as they invest in their events in order to continue to achieve impressive growth.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

You will be selling exhibition and sponsorship opportunities to new exhibitors, senior level
prospects and customers.

You will have an opportunity to develop new business from leads and your own research as well as manage a group of accounts, You will work closely with the portfolio managers to achieve revenue growth targets, as well as show space and value added services targets.

Responsibilities include:

  • Engaging with clients face to face and on the phone to identify commercial opportunities 
  • Write compelling proposals and close deals 
  • Identify new customers and lead source from competitor events and other sources
  • Travel to the events and meet customers face to face 
  • Understand customer businesses and marketing needs, and build great relationships with your customers
  • Develop a robust sales plan to help you exceed targets set
  • Use the company CRM to track your success

WHAT WILL IT DO FOR YOUR CAREER? 

This role – for this hugely successful international business – will give you a terrific springboard for your career, giving you the opportunity to grow your skills learning from some
of the most experienced and talented sales people in the events industry.

WHAT DO YOU NEED?

You are a highly motivated, outgoing, customer centric sales executive with a proven track record, preferably in the B2B exhibition industry. You are an excellent communicator, with high levels of professionalism and attention to detail.

You are also:

  • Experienced in consultative selling in B2B media/ events or similar role
  • Proven track record at hitting sales targets
  • A strong team player with the ability to work under pressure 
  • Self-motivated with a determined, mature approach, prepared to go that extra
  • mile    
  • An interest in food and drink would be a benefit
  • Highly organised and determined, hungry to exceed targets

                                                                       

IF YOU ARE EXCITED ABOUT JOINING A FAST-PACED BUSINESS BASED IN THE HEART OF LONDON, OFFERING THE CHANCE TO HELP DEVELOP PRODUCTS IN AN EXCITING AND RELEVANT SECTOR AND WANT TO BE REWARDED FOR YOUR EFFORTS, THEN THIS OPPORTUNITY COULD BE FOR YOU.  GET IN TOUCH TODAY!

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