Graduate Events Sales Executive, Brighton, £18K-£22K + £5k-£15k comms

Posted on January 5th.

Are you a competitive person?

Are you passionate about sustainability?

Would you like to earn lots of money whilst having a positive impact upon the planet?

Our events client based in Brighton is now looking for highly motivated Event Sales Executive to join their busy team. They are based in a small, fun & relaxed office which is located just a couple of minutes from the beach and offer a strong training programme and career development opportunities. The Event Sales Executive will sell attendance across a portfolio of market leading B2B conferences in the cleantech and renewable energy sectors.


They work with innovative start-ups and leading brands such as Google, Coca-Cola, IBM, GE and Intel. Their events take place in London, San Francisco, New York, Toronto and Singapore, so international travel is also plays a part of this role. Comission is uncapped so there is great earning potential whilst you will be having a positive impact on the planet due to the nature of their events. You can also earn special bonuses if you outperform.


The Company:

Their events are targeted at and built with the very top people in the sustainability sector. They are research led, but with a commercial purpose in mind. They design high quality programmes with un-rivaled speakers, and due to this they have an excellent reputation in the markets they serve.


The Event Sales Executive role:

You will be expected to use telephone and email to convert leads into paid registrations for the summit. Delegates are director-level, and based globally, so an ability to connect with senior, international contacts is a must.


What you will do:

  •  Follow up inbound leads and enquiries and convert to sales
  •  Identify and account manage past multi-buyers and key customers
  •  Build, operate and maintain a sales database
  •  Work directly with the marketing team to generate new leads
  •  Develop the portfolio of products and Identify new business opportunities


The Events sales Executive Candidate:

  •  Track record of high achievement
  •  A highly self-driven sense of motivation
  •  Previous successful sales experience OR a strong interest in a sales career
  •  Natural curiosity and passion for sustainability
  •  Confident when selling to senior-level business people globally
  •  Ability to work well within a team environment
  •  Good IT skills including Excel, Word, Outlook and Google
  •  A good sense of humour!


Bonus skills, but not essential!:

  •  Additional languages – Spanish, German, French
  •  Understanding and experience of the B2B conference model
  •  Experience with Salesforce / databases