SALES & MARKETING DIRECTOR - EXHIBITION D&B
SALES & MARKETING DIRECTOR - EXHIBITION D&B NORTH WEST £EXCELLENT LK16711 We are looking for an experienced Sales Director to join a fantastic full service exhibition design & build agency in the North West. With responsibility over leading and developing the sales team this is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a brilliant business! THE COMPANY As the UKs fastest growing full service exhibition design and build agency, our client provides innovative and custom design and installation services to a broad variety of clients. Working with both exhibition organisers and event agencies their busy calendar consists of around 25 stands per month and they have delivered a number of award winning exhibition stands to date. With 85,000 sq feet of warehouse space, all services under one roof and a team comprised of experts within the industry they deliver projects to the highest possible standard whilst also offering the best value to their clients. This is a career defining opportunity to join a leading business and take hold of developing the sales team. THE ROLE Our client is now looking for a Sales Director to join their team. Reporting directly to the CEO, the successful candidate will be responsible for the progress of sales across the company. Key responsibilities will include: *Developing the sales strategy and marketing plans across the business *Maintaining communication with key stakeholders and board members *Taking the lead in new business development *Being involved in high profile pitches *Introducing the company to new clients and managing existing relationships *Attending networking events, liaising with industry bodies and achieving maximum exposure for the company *Managing marketing agencies to control costs and service levels *Recruiting, training and leading the sales team *Conducting appraisals, setting sales targets and monitoring performance of the team THE CANDIDATE Candidates must have previous experience of working at a similar level ideally from within an exhibition design & build or event production agency, however other events backgrounds may be considered. A proven sales record and background in implementing processes and efficiencies within a team as well as experience leading and developing a team are essential to be considered. Candidates must be ambitious, results driven individuals who know how to close a team and lead a team! In return you will get the chance to join this fantastic agency at a senior level and really have an input into the growth of their client base! Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting. Alternatively, if you know someone who would be perfect for this position why not take advantage of our £250 referral scheme.