Media and Event Sales

Recruiter
Randstad Sales
Location
City of London
Salary
£10 - £12/hour
Posted
11 Jul 2017
Closes
10 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
Do you have experience in a professional publishing/media environment? Our client is a specialist conference and events division and part of a blue chip brand.

We are looking for motivated and experienced B2B sales people to attract senior-level finance professionals to attend their award winning events.

Based in London Bridge, these posts are initially offered on a temporary basis with the option of an on-going role for the right candidates. They are offering a pay rate of £10 - £12 per hour depending on experience.

You will be working as part of a busy, award winning marketing team and be responsible for promoting a portfolio of high-profile conferences and events to senior level Financial Executives in the UK, Europe, America and Asia.

Hosted in partnership with specialist business titles the events focus on the key topics that matter to the market and are driven by their unique editorial insight.

Key Skills;
- Strong sales skills and experience, preferably obtained in a professional B2B publishing / media environment
- Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing
- Proven ability to interact with senior decision-makers
- Understanding of target markets and unique selling points
- Ability to learn quickly and adapt to a fast paced market
- Effective time management, with the ability to work across multiple projects
- Good working knowledge and proficiency in Excel and Word

Key Responsibilities;
- Direct selling to our client database and other target audiences
- Registration of delegates against weekly targets
- On-going customer relationship management with current and new delegates
- Data management, sourcing and selection
- Liaising with Marketing team to plan activity within existing plans / tactics
- Updating and collecting accurate address / contact details
- Responding to client requests / queries as and when required
- Compiling daily reports on number called and number of registered delegates

Desirable Skills;
- Knowledge of Banking, Investment and Financial Services
- Business level second / third languages, especially European and Asian.
The successful candidate will demonstrate all of the above plus a thorough and organised approach to prioritising and managing a varied workload.

If you feel you have the necessary skills, and are interested in this position please submit your CV immediately to be considered.

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

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