FILLED – Consumer Event Sales Executive, Central Brighton, £25K + £5K COMMS


Posted on January 12th.

Do you have 1-2 years sales experience?

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Would you like to work for an award-winning events company based in central Brighton?

Our fabulous central Brighton based and international client are currently recruiting a full time Event Sales Executive to work on their consumer event which takes place in London.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for an ambitious, focused sales professional, looking to develop their career in sales, within a friendly and highly successful company.

The company:

The client is a successful international exhibition and conference company with over 100 events globally.  Already well-established with several successful events in the UK, the company is set to continue to expand significantly over the next few years.  They pride themselves on providing a fun and inspiring workplace, combined with an entrepreneurial, ‘can-do’, attitude, offering a vibrant working environment with modern offices right in the heart of Brighton.

The Event Sales Executive Role:

You will be working as part of a team working on a consumer festival which takes place in London, this event is a new addition to the company’s already highly successful award winning portfolio of events.

 

  • Selling both on the telephone and face to face, with a consultative selling approach
  • Account management to develop and maintain strong client relationships
  • To identify and develop new business
  • To attend relevant trade shows both in the UK and Europe
  • To ensure that individual and team sales targets are met
  • To provide excellent customer relations at all times
  • Collaborate with other departments such as operations, marketing, and finance, to ensure delivery of client needs.
  • To write sales emails, reports, newsletters, copy for visitor and exhibitor campaigns.
  • Stay up to date on relevant industry knowledge and research market.
  • Interest in social media on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn
  • Updating and maintaining all systems relevant to the event, including exhibitor database, sales figures and contracts and floorplan.
  • Assist Group Event Director with administration work and sales contracts.

 

The Event Sales Executive Candidate:

The successful Event Sales Executive candidate must be confident at selling on the phone and face to face with a consultative approach, strong communication and organisation skills are a must, with excellent attention to detail, as well as superb account management skills and the ability to confidentially convert sales.

 

 

  • 1-2 years of dedicated sales experience.
  • Consultative sales approach
  • Ideally experience within the events and exhibition industry, not essential
  • The ability to meet and exceed sales target
  • Entrepreneurial in nature
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Hands-on, get it done attitude as well as being a good team player
  • Willing to go the extra mile
  • Powerpoint and additionally CRM experience would be great but not essential

 

Additional Information:
 

  • Salary negotiable depending on experience + commission
  • 25 days holiday entitlement per annum in additional to Bank Holidays
  • Up to 5% pension contributions
  • Health Cash Plan

 

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