Delegate Sales Executive, East Grinstead, £18k OTE £26K

Posted on May 4th.

Would you like to work in the exciting world of conferences?

Do you have 6 months phone sales experience?

Or are you ambitious and would like to start a career in sales?

The company:

Our client is looking for a delegate sales exec to join their busy events team at their offices in West Sussex.  The company offers a diverse and compelling portfolio of digital platforms, events and publications, inspiring thousands of professionals who trust them to deliver high quality insight for better business decision making in their industry.

This is a great opportunity to work in the exciting, fast pace and extremely satisfying world of b2b conferences. You will be joining the growing event sales team working across their highly regarded portfolio of b2b conferences – no 2 days will be the same!

You will be speaking to and securing payment from senior level business execs from major corporations to attend the company’s high quality research driven conferences, awards, round tables, and networking events.

This is an exciting opportunity to grow within a company as it continues to significantly build and grow its events presence in the marketplace.

The role:

This role would suit an experience sales person or someone looking to start their career in sales.

  • Working across 10-12 yearly events
  • Calling extensive database of magazine readers, website users, past event attendees
  • Ensure attendee targets are achieved
  • Establish relationships
  • Encourage group bookings
  • Liaise with marketing
  • Source new data online, via social media networking sites inc, Linkedin
  • Gather new data for attendee acquisition
  • Update the company CRM system


The candidate:

This role would suit

  • 6 months’ phone sales experience or highly motivated Graduate with interest in sales
  • Good positive outlook
  • Good telephone and written skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively at senior level
  • Ability to build relationships
  • Ambitious
  • Self-motivated
  • Willing to learn
  • Driven to make commission
  • Interest in business

The company offers excellent career progression, benefits and a friendly and professional working environment in modern offices.