Event Sales Executive

18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is an artificial intelligence events business with operations around the globe. Through their innovative and cost effective event, exhibition packages they offer clients direct access to the best AI and technology events.

Due to rapid growth within a well received and highly attended event series, they now have an immediate opening for an Event Sales Executive to be based in London Bridge.

As an Event Sales Executive, you will:

• Take full responsibility for achieving a realistic revenue target

• Carry out account management duties with the opportunity to up-sell and cross-sell

• Be responsible for maximising all potential revenue to achieve/exceed event targets

• Identify target brands, establish new relationships, and sell across an entire event portfolio

• Proactively lead source from all mediums, mentor, motivate and coach colleagues where necessary and maintain, develop and manage a sales database

• Retain the integrity of events by adhering to set processes and through maintaining a high yield

The ideal candidate will:

• A stable working history

• Possess proven sales experience gained in a B2B environment. Previous event, or exhibition sales experience is preferred

• Possess the business acumen to lead contractual negotiations with clients of every level

• Be outgoing, driven and self motivated with the ability to work both autonomously and in a team based environment

• Have first class communication and presentation skills

• Be degree level educated

The successful candidate will be offered a base salary of £21-24k plus bonuses based on bookings and attendance.