Event Executive

Location
Leeds
Salary
£16000 - £22000 per annum
Posted
05 Jan 2017
Closes
02 Feb 2017
Ref
00062703
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Marketing
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This provider of creative events has been established for over 14 years and also has a sister company in Stuttgart Germany. As an organisation they have the ability to be extremely profitable and be very ambitious, which includes the company undergoing a full re brand for 2017. The company has a culture of rewarding staff and enjoys a very strong cross-organisational team spirit within the organization.

The Role:

A fantastic opportunity has become available to appoint a new Event Executive. This role would be based at the main office in Bradford, West Yorkshire. You will be part of a fast paced and dynamic team who are engaged in delivering wide variety corporate events to all their existing and new clients. The role focuses on managing clients events both from a sales and operational aspect. Sales experience is essential, events experience is preferred.

The Role will include:

- Liaising with new and old clients from a sales and operation aspect
- Selling to clients all package types and products that they offer
- Meeting Sales Goals and organizing sales initiatives
- Managing Staff
- Promoting marketing strategy's at the company
- Identifying opportunities to up sell company products
- Implement and maintain high operational standards
- Oversee Event Proposals both in document form and on the Company website
- Creating and developing current and new events
- Attending and managing events (This can be during the week, Evening and Weekends)

Essential Requirements:

- Minimum 2 years experience of Events organisation. This is an essential requirement to apply for the job!
- Proactive & enthusiastic person with the ability to work independently
- Evidence of meeting operational and Sales targets
- Ability to manage and train up part time staff
- Strong & professional telephone manner
- A team player with the ability to lead on multiple projects
- Excellent organisational skills
- Self-starter attitude
- Ability to effectively manage own time
- IT skills, ability to work effectively using internal systems especially MS Office

Perks and Bonus Scheme:

- Increased salary opportunities
- Internal Promotional Pathways
- Your Birthday day off plus your 28 days holiday (includes Bank Holidays)
- Discounts on holidays, hotels, flights, sports, concerts and event tickets
- Employer of the Month Awards and Bonus
- End of year away day's e.g. Germany 2016 - Stuttgart Beer Festival

The Package:

Basic Salary: Between £16 -22k Dependent on experience. (**OTE between £5K to £10k per annum)

** Based on current average OTE