Business Development Manager - Tech Events

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

Business Development Manager - Tech Events

London + Travel

Base Salary up to £35K + Uncapped Commission

An opportunity to sell the sponsorship & exhibition space for 2 established tech events for a global events business. You will be responsible for achieving the combined £1.2M sales target for the events which are held in the UK & Europe.

Responsibilities include:

  • Development & delivery of the sales strategy for each event
  • Selling to a combination of existing & new clients
  • Attending client meetings in the UK & overseas
  • Developing business relationships with key clients
  • Manging your time effectively
  • Communicating regularly with the team & your Director
  • Keep the CRM updated

For this position, we are looking for:

  • A sponsorship sales professional with at least a 1-2 years experience, ideally gained selling sponsorship & exhibition space for large scale events
  • A solid education background with a good degree
  • Excellent sales skills and self motivated to work through the sales process
  • Excellent communication (written & spoken) skills
  • Ambitious & determined business developer who can build relationships with clients
  • Able to use initiative
  • Can work well as part of a team
  • Able to take ownership of the events in this portfolio and deliver the sales revenue
  • Someone who enjoys meeting clients, overseas travel required.

In return, you will get great financial rewards, travel to exciting locations, get to work with incredibly talented and professional people and enjoy working in a positive & very social global events business.

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

Jackson 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.