Graduate Event Sales Executive

Recruiter
Randstad Sales
Location
Southwark
Salary
£18000 - £20000/annum OTE £25K
Posted
12 Jul 2017
Closes
10 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a recent Graduate, looking to develop a career in corporate event sector and keen to take on an entry level role in sales? This is an exciting Graduate training and career opportunity in Event Sales with a multi-award-winning business intelligence platform and network organisation based in South London.

Graduates who have a keen interest in developing a sales career please do apply or who have prior phone sales experience please apply! You will enjoy excellent training, join a young and dynamic team of sales professional and be rewarded with a very clear path to progress within the company. There is a real focus on professional development with this firm, where many graduates are promoted within the first 12-18 months! You will also enjoy regular team outings, uncapped commission and a friendly, modern working environment!

The Graduate Event Sales Executive will be working across a portfolio of B2B events, and will be responsible for securing delegate places from new and existing clients. These events are held in key locations worldwide, so you will be selling across international markets to senior level professionals.

Benefits:

Fantastic training, work as part of a motivated sales team!
Excellent starting salary £18,000-£20,000 + , in line with experience - with totally uncapped commissions with expected earnings in the first year £25-30K
Clear progression path with a company that promotes internally
Work with award winning brands (no one in the world is more respected!)
Company outings, innovative division - huge potential for professional development
Great South Central Location

Responsibilities include:

*Making between 80-100 outbound calls a day to senior procurement executives
*Pitching by telephone and occasional email to gain commitment / attendance at our events
*Managing prospect interactions by collecting and researching background information on companies / institutions
*Updating the CRM database ((url removed)) with all relevant information
*Actively source additional leads
*Gaining other sales from referrals
*Identifying further sales-opportunities utilising the Procurement Leaders portfolio of products and services
*Prioritising, managing and reporting opportunities and sales
*Providing any other assistance necessary in support of the sales and operation strategies
*Occasional international travel may be required

Desired Skills and Experience (Personal Spec):

*Confident in their ability to engage with senior business executives over the telephone
*Articulate and well spoken
*Highly organised and able to demonstrate excellent time management
*Willing to learn, flexible and adaptable
*A team player; with a competitive-edge
*Self-motivated and target driven with a can-do positive attitude

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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