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Event Sales Executive

  • Salary: Up to £30k plus £20k comms
  • Sector: Content
  • Sub-sector: Sales / Business Development
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: London and South East

job description

A fabulous Events Sales role is immediately available.

Our clients events division executes over 80 events throughout the year across the Investment management sector. Their global events portfolio stretches over 10 brands and is comprised of summits, conferences, awards and webinars.
This role provides the successful candidate the opportunity to work within a rapidly growing and successful events and business intelligence provider with a truly collaborative and supportive culture. The business is committed to ensuring all of its brands are market leaders within their sectors and actively makes acquisitions to support this plan.

The Role
We are looking for an experienced events sales professional to accelerate delegate acquisition and attendance revenues across our clients US Events. This is a telesales role which involves speaking with c-level executives across the alternative investment space to sell access to an exclusive series of events. You will position conversations to bring to life new event formats whilst focusing on client benefits to gain commitment and close the sale.

Duties include;

  • Working towards a range of pre discussed targets with your line manager including calls, sales and conversions
  • Working from a database of warm leads - outbound calling to B2B clients globally
  • Researching attendees and generating new business sales leads
  • Quickly building rapport over the telephone with customers aiming to develop longer term relationships
  • Working closely with the marketing department to convert interest into sales pipeline
  • Managing Admin to ensure follow up calls and complete sales process
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a strong team
  • Varied working hours to cover the US Market (11 – 7.30pm)

The Requirements

  • Confident and intelligent sales manner
  • 12 months+ events sales experience
  • Strong communicator and influencer
  • Competitive spirit
  • Passion and enthusiasm
  • Experience of working in a target driven environment
  • Good organisational Skills
  • Proven track record in closing business

The Benefits

  • Excellent uncapped bonus structure
  • Season Ticket loan
  • Free breakfast
  • Life Insurance (4x salary)
  • Birthday day off
  • 24 days holiday rising to 29 days
  • Friendly experienced team
  • Global offices
  • Regular on-going incentives
  • Charity Day
  • On-going training and career development

Please submit your CV for consideration. We regret only successful candidates will be contacted.

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