Events Manager

Kingsgate Recruitment Ltd
Chiswick, UK
31 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Events Manager

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 basic, £70,000 - £85,000 OTE

Our client is a well respected and growing company looking for a strong Events Manager, who is keen to start their next challenge in a fast paced and rewarding sector.

Job Requirements
  • Managing existing business
  • Development of new business via cold calling, referral, press, exhibitions, industry functions, LinkedIn, social media
  • Assisting in developing the strategy of sales campaigns - direct marketing, telesales, advertising and press campaigns
  • Industry figure - to be familiar with the market and able to converse in an appropriate fashion.
  • To attend relevant exhibitions and industry functions.
  • Executing industry and customer research in pursuit of new business opportunities.
  • Customer care - ensuring all existing clients are kept informed and enthusiastic about their investment. Solving any problems a client may have
  • Cross fertilisation of information to other members of the project e.g. leads for Delegate Managers, industry issues arising for Conference Managers
  • Assisting in the creation and development of suplier and Delegate questionnaires
  • Full understanding of the appointment system
  • Mentoring new Sales Managers
  • Creating and implementing an effective re-booking campaign
  • Assisting Operations Managers with exhibitor/executive tasks e.g. executive selections, chasing in difficult debtors.
  • Awareness of budgets overall and specific to sales.

Candidate Requirements
  • Ability to sell face to face at board level
  • Excellent communication skills (written & oral)
  • Influencing and negotiating (not necessarily just on price) skills
  • Listening skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Basic marketing skills
  • Account management skills
  • Time management skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Objection handling
  • The ability to work under their own initiative - self-starter
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Strategic thinker
  • The ability to plan medium/long term
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving

Your application will be passed to our team of recruitment consultants and should your skills and experience match the recruitment needs of our client, we will forward your CV to them so they can consider whether or not your application is suitable for this vacancy. By submitting your CV to us, you are giving your consent to us to use your details for this express purpose.

Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to every unsuccessful applicant, therefore if you do not hear from us within 10 days of your application please be aware that in this instance the Client has chosen not to pursue your application for this position.

Kingsgate Recruitment do not discriminate on grounds of Disability, Race, Age, Gender, Creed or Sexual Orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation

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