Sales & Business Development Manager

Recruiter
Lloyd Recruitment East Grinstead
Location
Twickenham
Salary
Salary basic £28-32K plus commission - OTE £35-45K
Posted
15 Feb 2017
Closes
15 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Lloyd Recruitment Services has an exciting job opportunity for an experienced sales professional to join a leading events company based in the South West London area. We are looking for a Sales & Business Development Manager to support the generation of exhibition and sponsorship revenue generation within this exciting and growing portfolio events.

** Salary basic £28-32K plus commission - OTE £35-45K

Duties and responsibilities will include:

- Develop launch plan: data strategy, key stakeholders engagement, sponsoring, subsidies, multi-show deals.
- Ensure initial bucket/database optimisation and deliver agreed sales objectives in quality Undertake qualitative and quantitative desk research and market check on new event possibilities based on company strategic plan.
- Draft new event P&L
- Research, identify and close new business
- Identify new market / client segment opportunities and work with the team in the design of winning strategies
- Maximise revenue from new and current/previous sponsors
- Ability to strategically plan and prioritise your personal sales approach
- Produce an Event SWOT analysis and business/action plan for improvement

Skills and experience required for the role:

- Minimum 3-5 year's experience in the events industry, project management - strong sales acumen
- Proven experience working in a similar role - proficiency should be in events sponsorship sales - specifically thought leadership and content based selling
- Can deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions through product innovation and event proposition development
- Have experience in tailoring bespoke proposals and presentations - must be able to demonstrate.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications, we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates