Trainee Events Sales Manager

Blue Branch
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We have an unrivalled knowledge of the Scottish marketplace, along with a UK-wide reach, which enables us to achieve first class results for our clients.

But most importantly we focus on matching the right person with each specific role - we see beyond the CV.

Excellent Training Provided

An excellent opportunity has arisen within Blue Branch to join there team of dedicated events and promotions assistants. With the opportunity to train in Events Management.

We are looking for a goal orientated and carer driven individual to join our team, some one who can drive a team forward and manage goals.

Due to growth in the business, we are looking for ambitious candidates to join the team. We are a small sales and promotions firm that specialise in f2f promotions, sales and customer acquisition.

Experience gained in a hospitality and catering environment are easily transferred to the Events industry. If you have a vibrant, fun personality with a passion for customer service and looking for more development opportunities Events and promotions could be the next career step for you.

Sales experience is not required, but you must have very strong interpersonal skills and a history of managing relationships with senior stakeholders. You will be a hard-worker, with the ability to excel in a fast-paced environment and the confidence to make new connections easily.

You will be an out-going, enthusiastic candidate who is looking to move on in their career. If you are a graduate looking to learn new skills and put the knowledge you have gained in to practice then this role might also suit you as we will train the right candidate. You will be working with new customers to create and establish sales.

As you advance through the company you will be given more responsibility and be required to train new starts and take ownership for not only your sales but your team’s weekly sales.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a career focused individual to establish themselves within a forward thinking organisation who offers excellent prospects. Catering and hospitality skills are easily transferable in this role, along with customer service and sales,where you are used to dealing with customers in a polite and courteous manner.

Full in house training will be provided via client workshops and 1 to 1 mentoring with our in house training program.

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity please submit your c.v through the online application process.

If applicants are successful in the initial stage interview, they will be invited to spend a day observing a member of our events team, this is voluntary and there for unpaid. We do find this to be an integral part of our recruitment process and do advise that you attend if selected.

Please note: A driving licence is not a requirement but you must be over 18 years old and able to travel to Edinburgh Haymarket on a daily basis.Blue Branch is a small marketing company that was established in Edinburgh 3 years ago. We already launched our second office in Glasgow with planned openings in Manchester.. We are looking for individuals with drive and determination that are willing to work hard and expand their skill set and in return we will give you the skills and knowledge along with the backing to open further offices for us. In the time that we have been trading we have come to realised that the best way forward for both company and candidate is to have you working on a self employed basis on commission only. This way you can work on your own initiative while still being part of a growing organisation. Applicants invited for a second interview may be asked to spend some time shadowing an event, this is voluntary and therefore unpaid but we find it an important part of the selection process. Based in Haymarket please be able to commute.

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