Event Sales Executive

Location
London, England
Salary
£20000 - £23000 per annum + Commission
Posted
13 Apr 2017
Closes
11 May 2017
Ref
CW-659
Contact
Charlotte Williams
Job function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Fantastic opportunity for someone with delegate sales experience looking to work for an exciting travel, events and Conference Company. Opportunities like this don't come around often!


THE ROLE
The Sales Executive will sell delegate places across a portfolio of conferences, events and training. You will ensure that targets for delegate acquisition are reached, by converting incoming delegate leads and acquiring new customers.
*Develop a solid understanding of each event in order to provide a knowledgeable and responsive sales pitch to clients.
*A high volume of calls to a targeted audience in order to promote the event and secure the number and type of delegate.
*Actively research and seek new leads for delegate sales, source contacts, leads and networks in new markets.
*Work closely with the events marketing team to ensure targets for delegate acquisition are met.
*Attend and contribute to events team meetings.
*Meet agreed call, data acquisition and sales targets.
*Construct and send out emails to promote events to a targeted list of contacts.


EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
*Sales experience with experience of meeting targets
*A least 2 years' work experience in a professional organisation (e.g.B2B/Association/Charity).
*Good educational qualifications (university degree or technical qualification)
*Knowledge of the travel/ events industry
*Confident communicator both over the phone and in emails.
*Competent IT skills (good Microsoft Office, previous use of CRM database).


THE PACKAGE:
In return the successful candidate can expect a salary of £23,000 + commission along with excellent benefits and opportunities for personal and professional development.
COMPANY PERKS
*Recognition Vouchers
*Healthcare and medical plan
*Personal benefits such as season ticket loan
*Pension
*Social Events


INTERESTED?
Call - Charlotte on 0207 347 5060
Email - charlotte@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk
Click - 'APPLY NOW'