Events sales - apprenticeship

Apprenticeship Connect
City of London
£10000/annum Uncapped commission
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role:
This is a telephone based sales role. All our enquiries are inbound and come in via e-mail or over the phone. Therefore there is no cold calling involved. Our prospective clients have usually viewed our website and outline to us what has caught their eye along with dates and a budget. Your role is to contact them, discuss options and prices and email across quotes. After some follow up conversations your objective is to conclude a deal for an event package. After which you take a deposit, book up hotels and activity centres and perform other general booking administration. From there you ensure the full balance is received on time and see that everything runs like clockwork up until and after the event.

Consumer Event Sales Team:
We organise package events mainly for Stag & Hen weekends that include fun and adrenaline based activities as the primary focus across the UK and Europe. Things like go-karting, quad biking, clay pigeon shooting, cocktail making, pole dancing and pampering spa days. Our packages also include hotel accommodation, nightclub entrances, restaurant bookings and airport transfers.

Candidate Requirements:
Excellent confident communication skills. Naturally persuasive.
Outgoing personality. Enjoys socialising and experiencing nightlife.
A competitive streak, a strong work ethic and a passion for organising events.
Go the extra mile to make a sale and to charm your way into our customers' affections.
Provide excellent customer service and a winning telephone manner. A passion to make customers happy.
Have customer service experience.
Previous successful sales experience is an advantage but not a prerequisite.
Applicants have come from a recruitment, estate agency or retail sales background looking for a more fun product to sell.
You should be motivated by earning commission and live by the motto "Work Hard - Play Hard!"

Candidate Qualifications:
The Junior Event Sales Specialist should be educated to GCSE or A Level standard. They may also be a recent graduate looking for their first sales role.
Employee Benefits:
Base Salary (£10,000) + commission for all sales
20 days Holidays + Bank Holidays
Pension arrangements
Monthly reward celebrations for hitting targets
Incentive vouchers for over performing and internal competitions
Travel around the UK and Europe to test and experience the events and activities we sell