Business Development Manager - Large Scale European Events

Jackson Barnes
London, South East England
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Development Manager - Large Scale European Events

Based in Central London + Travel

Base salary up to £30,000 + Uncapped Commission

Jackson Barnes Recruitment are working with a global events business to recruit an experienced & confident Business Development Manager to join the large-scale events team and sell both sponsorship & exhibition space.

The Job

  • Great opportunity for an ambitious, articulate and energetic sales professional who has the drive and initiative to source their own data and build meaningful business relationships.
  • Essentially you will be driving revenue across sponsorship & exhibition sales for a portfolio of high profile events. These events are held in the UK and Europe
  • You will develop and maintain long-term business relationships with new and existing clients on a global basis
  • Daily tasks will include selling on the phone and attending meetings
  • Some European travel required
  • A large part of the position will be to create your own data (as well as our clients leads)
  • You will be working with a strong team to achieve and exceed your revenue targets

The Person

  • Educated to degree level
  • You will be able to write and present yourself confidently to Clients
  • At least 6-18 months B2B sales experience required, ideally gained in sponsorship sales, Recruitment, advertising sales or IT sales experience
  • You will be ambitious and hungry for success
  • Excellent communication skills, face to face and over the phone
  • Excellent at developing business relationships and understanding client needs
  • Spanish language advantageous but not essential

The Benefits

  • A generous and market leading commission structure
  • Excellent & long-term training, support and guidance to further your career
  • International travel

Please contact helen at Jackson Barnes Recruitment for more information on this or other similar positions.

Please take a look at our website for details on some of the other jobs we are recruiting for Barnes Recruitment deliver international recruitment solutions within the events, media and publishing sectors. Working with commercial and not for profit organisations and institutions. Jackson Barnes place from Graduate up to MD level in the following positions: • Researchers • Conference producers • Event Marketing professionals • Sales professionals - delegate, sponsorship and Business Development • Event Managers • Editors

We recruit for organisations in UK and overseas with success in London, Dubai, New York, Singapore and Australia.