Delegate Sales Executive

Thorne and Wait
£18000 - £25000/annum
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Thorne and wait are currently recruiting for a sales executive to join our local client in Kidlington.

This role is a great entry level role for those looking to start or further their career in sales or events. Working in an exciting environment, with a competitive OTE and great progression prospects.

You have the opportunity to work for a fast growing life science conference company, building networks across the world's best research organizations and pharmaceutical companies. This position comes with full training and mentoring as well as future opportunities along a number of career paths, for the right candidates.

The Role:

- Selling delegate places for pharmaceutical industry conferences
- Learning about the companies and job roles for this industry to ensure you sell to the right people.
- Conducting thorough research to source new leads relevant to each event
- Effectively contact all key prospects by telephone
- Database management
- Ability to manage basic negotiations, handle objections and close sales
- International travel, as required (to attend conferences)

The Candidate:

- Good communication skills and confident telephone manner are essential
- Previous sales experience would be highly desirable
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
- Confident approach in dealing with senior contacts
- Positive, enthusiastic, outgoing and determined to succeed
- Articulate in written and spoken English
- Willing to learn and develop