Placement opportunity - Events Account Executive

Quest Search and Selection Ltd
Swindon, UK
22 May 2019
02 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
This media business is a purely online retail magazine with over 500,000 readers each month. They are looking to appoint a Placement student to undertake an Events and Accounts coordination role. The position is based their Sales and Marketing team's office near Swindon / the M4. This role is aimed at an ambitious and articulate person seeking a 1 year placement as part of their degree. This publishing company's online magazine is marketed to retail professionals who read the publication and also attend the events.

This placement positions deals largely with upcoming events. You will be involved with the research, development and fulfilment of these events.

Skills & Responsibilities:
  • Writing and posting email advertisements.
  • Creating advertisements and banners for the site.
  • Driving the acquisition of event attendees to ensure events are well attended.
  • Approaching and communicating with delegates for future events.
  • Researching profiles (by skills and job titles) to identify targeted audiences for marketing purposes.
  • Producing great support documentation, brochures and marketing materials.
  • Handling marketing campaigns for Events, Round Tables and Webinars.
  • Overseeing results through conversion tracking, targeted marketing, e-shots etc.
  • Creating custom reports for clients after their events and ensuring editorial and PR opportunities are maximized.

  • Good communication skills (written and spoken).
  • Some sales experience - telesales, customer services etc.
  • Email and social media know how.
  • Familiarity with Linked In and researching industry sectors.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset - it is a small company.
  • A hands-on approach.
  • Good excel and database skills with a strong attention to detail and customer care skills.
  • Comfortable getting on the phone and talking to mid/high level people and then following up to ensure attendance.

This is a great opportunity to gain one years experience that will be very varied including Sales, Marketing and Account management within publishing and media. If you are interested please forward your CV today.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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