Event Sales Executive

Run Recruitment
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Event Sales Executive


The company:

Established for nearly 30 years my client has built a fantastic reputation in their industries, they are a dynamic business with a portfolio spanning high-quality exhibitions, magazines and websites that deliver excellent ROI for their clients. They are continuously growing and developing new products and revenue streams and offer great training and a tailored career path for their staff. The team and environment is laid back, relaxed and everyone that works there is so passionate about what they do and being the best in their fields, it is a highly collaborative team environment with low staff turnover and exciting growth plans. If you are looking for a foot in the door of an amazing company, this could be the role for you.

The role:

This is an initial 3-month contract position. The role involves contacting pre-registered visitors, exploring their requirements and matching them with exhibitions. You will work across the whole events portfolio and have the opportunity to attend events as well. The successful candidate will have strong sales and administration skills and be looking to join a leading events company.

The objectives are to:

  • Consultatively understand exhibitor requirements and ensure they are matched with suitable candidates
  • Ensure high quality meetings are arranged between visitors and exhibitors
  • To increase visitor attendance at the exhibitions

Skills and Attributes

  • Minimum 3- 6 months in a B2B sales role with a proven track record of results
  • A focused, driven and determined person
  • Ability to communicate at a senior level
  • A consultative approach and manner
  • Effective (and fun!) team player
  • Live within a commutable distance from the Wimbledon office
  • Engaging and professional attitude

What's in it for you?

£19k - £22k basic salary + £5k OTE uncapped (pro rated)

3 month contract with the option to move into other areas of the business if successful

Fun and collaborative team environment

Lieu time allowance for attending events