Sales Executive - Sports Event Sales
Sales Executive – Hospitality and Event Sales
26k base, 36k OTE + Excellent Benefits
As a leading sports, fashion, media and events business with operations around the globe, our client delivers innovative and cost effective event, exhibition and hospitality packages. Through offering clients direct access to world class events, they have developed an enviable account base and impressive portfolio of well received events. They now have an immediate opening for a Sales Executive to sell hospitality packages at London’s premiere venue.
As a Hospitality Sales Executive, you will:
- Deliver new business sales, utilising leads, referrals and an extensive CRM system
- Carry out account management duties with the opportunity to up-sell and cross-sell
- Be responsible for maximising all potential revenue to achieve/exceed event targets
- Identify target brands, establish new relationships, and sell across an expanding and exciting event portfolio
- Proactively lead source from all mediums, mentor, motivate and coach colleagues where necessary and maintain, develop and manage a sales database
- Attend networking events and exhibitions throughout the region
The ideal candidate will:
- Possess a minimum of 1-2 years proven sales experience gained in a dynamic B2B environment (Events, Recruitment, Media, Tech etc)
- Have a true passion for sport
- Possess the business acumen to lead contractual negotiations with clients of every level
- Be outgoing, driven and self motivated with the ability to work both autonomously and in a team based environment
- Have first class communication and presentation skills
- Be degree level educated
The successful candidate will be offered a base salary of 26k with a realistic OTE of 36k plus additional and generous benefits.
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