Business Development Manager-Travel Events

Recruiter
Lipton Media
Location
Smithfield
Salary
27000.0000
Posted
15 Feb 2017
Closes
15 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Business Development Manager - Travel Events

£27,000 -£35,000 Base + Uncapped Commission + corporate benefits inc private healthcare

Leading international media events business based in the city is looking to acquire a talented sales professional to build on accelerated growth throughout 2017. This media sales opportunity sits within their leading travel division, the highest grossing division within the business.

Company

Our client is a global media events business with offices in London, Dubai, New York, Sydney and Johannesburg. This is a fantastic opportunity to sell across a lucrative portfolio of long standing high grossing conferences. Their market leading events portfolio covers travel, finance, energy, legal, media, telecoms, IT and life sciences. Their flat-line business structure encourages a meritocratic culture, hard work and results are rewarded with fast-track progression.

About the Role

The Business Development Manager will sell a mix of bespoke sponsorship and digital packages to a range of blue-chip clients within the travel industry. This role has large elements of existing business as well as the need to acquire new business. There will be regular international travel to events and meetings with clients as required. The role is highly consultative, a background in this type of sell is highly preferable.

About You

We are ideally looking to hear from degree educated candidates with a proven track record of high achievement in b2b sales or various forms of media sales. Crucially, you must be a highly driven and ambitious sales professional. The successful candidate with possess excellent communication skills with strong phone and face to face competencies. You must have relevant B2B sales experience, strategic, consultative selling and excellent presentation skills are key.

Lipton Media is a dynamic, proactive and progressive media recruitment agency solely dedicated to the media industry. We are leaders across media sales and creative opportunities. We cover: media sales, digital media sales, print sales, exhibition sales, event sales, conference sales, outdoor sales, radio sales, marketing, conference production and editorial jobs.

Our clients range from small start-up companies to FTSE 100 and 250 businesses. We work with people at every stage of their career from undergraduates looking for their first entry point into sales to senior managers and directors looking for their next challenge.