Sales Executive, Conferences and Events

Recruiter
Travel Trade Recruitment
Location
London
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
11 Mar 2017
Closes
10 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
**Attention all Travel Industry Sales Consultants wanting to break into the exciting world of events**

If you work in travel and have always dreamed of moving into the events sector than now is your perfect opportunity. A fantastic travel company are seeking a sales executive to join their busy event and conference team.

THE ROLE
The Sales Executive will sell delegate places across a portfolio of conferences, events and training. You will ensure that targets for delegate acquisition are reached, by converting incoming delegate leads and acquiring new customers.
*Develop a solid understanding of each event in order to provide a knowledgeable and responsive sales pitch to clients.
*A high volume of calls to a targeted audience in order to promote the event and secure the number and type of delegate.
*Actively research and seek new leads for delegate sales, source contacts, leads and networks in new markets.
*Work closely with the events marketing team to ensure targets for delegate acquisition are met.
*Attend and contribute to events team meetings.
*Meet agreed call, data acquisition and sales targets.
*Construct and send out emails to promote events to a targeted list of contacts.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
*Sales experience with experience of meeting targets
*A least 2 years' work experience in a professional organisation (e.g.B2B/Association/Charity).
*Good educational qualifications (university degree or technical qualification)
*Knowledge of the travel/ events industry
*Confident communicator both over the phone and in emails.
*Competent IT skills (good Microsoft Office, previous use of CRM database).

THE PACKAGE:
In return the successful candidate can expect a salary of £23,000 + commission along with excellent benefits and opportunities for personal and professional development.

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