Delegate Sales Executive

My client based in Kidlington is offering the opportunity for an ambitious and target-focused candidate to join their established Sales Team on an entry level Delegate Sales Executive position. The role would be ideal for a candidate who is looking to start their career in sales or events and will involve working in a fast paced and exciting environment.

As a Delegate Sales Executive, you will work within a reputable business selling places for events, over the phone, to senior level industry delegates and decision makers.

Salary:£18,000 Base Salary + OTE (£25,000 annum)
Hours:40 hours per week, between 08:30 and 17:30 (may need to be flexible due to project time zones)
Benefits:20 days plus Bank Holidays
Easily accessible location
Parking available

The position comes with full training and mentoring as well as future opportunities along a number of career paths, for the right candidate.

Primary duties:
*Selling delegate places for events/conferences
*Learning about the companies and job roles for this industry to ensure you sell to the right people
*Conducting thorough research to source new leads relevant to each event
*Effectively contact all key prospects by telephone
*Database management
*Ability to manage basic negotiations, handle objections and close sales
*International travel, as required (to attend conferences)

Candidate required Skill Set & Experience:
*Good communication skills and confident telephone manner are essential
*Previous sales experience would be highly desirable
*Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
*Confident approach in dealing with senior contacts
*Positive, enthusiastic, outgoing and determined to succeed
*Articulate in written and spoken English
*Willing to learn and develop
*Proactive and tenacious attitude
*Strong team player with a strong initiative and able to work individually
*Ambition to work hard and build a career via internal progression

If you are interested in the Delegate Sales Executive position and believe you have the suitable skills and experience to be considered, then please apply.

Please note: Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted regarding this position.
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Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

Required skills

  • Account Management
  • Customer Service
  • Events
  • Sales
  • Telesales
  • New Business
  • Conferences

Application questions

Do you have previous experience working with projects/Events?
Do you have previous Sales/Customer Service experience?
Are you target driven and ambitious?
Do you drive and have access to your own vehicle?
Do you live within a 10 mile radius of Kidlington?

Reference: 34273142

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