Delegate/Events Sales Executive
Location: Central London
Salary: £21,000. 1st Year OTE: £35,000, 2nd Year OTE: £60,000
Start date: ASAP
One of the world's largest conference and events companies are looking to take on graduates across a number of their teams. Founded in the 1970's they have gone from strength to strength over the years, completing acquisitions of other firms to broaden their expertise and are now a FTSE listed business. The sectors they now cover are vast and include sciences, medicine, finance, investments, commodities and telecommunications.
They are looking to take on ambitious graduates on to their delegate sales teams. The role involves contacting managers at leading businesses, discussing the benefits of the conferences and signing up delegates to attend. This is a very consultative sales process and is 95% warm calling as the people you contact have either expressed an interest in the event already or have attended a previous one.
The career progression within the company is very meritocratic and you are never in the dark as to what you need to achieve to move up the ladder. A graduate trainee can expect to achieve their first promotion within 1 year of being at the company and in a team leader position after 3 years. You will start on a basic wage of £21,000, quickly jumping to £23,000 after probation, you will earn commission on each delegate you sign up giving you a 1st year OTE of £35,000.
Key responsibilities for the role include:
- Establishing sales opportunities by networking, building existing relationships, contacting via cold-calling potential clients and closing deals.
- Managing and developing your client base through both established business and new business opportunities
- Increasing your understanding of the client's information services, their competitors and clients to meet and exceed set revenue targets.
Benefits package includes:
- Lunch clubs for high achievers
- 3 employee holiday's a year
- Weekly bonus incentives
- Weekly raffle - prizes include Ipads, sports event tickets etc.
To be successful in events sales this role you must have a focus on sales and be motivated by what a career in it offers. In addition to this the following traits are needed:
- Strong presentation, communication and negotiation skills
- Excellent commercial acumen
- The innate ability to recognize new revenue opportunities and maximise potential
- A minimum of a 2:2 degree from a well-known university
- Money motivated with the willingness to work longer hours
- Sales experience is a bonus but is not a requirement
Graduate Fasttrack are the UK's leading recruitment business specialising in placing exceptional graduate talent in to exclusive roles with startups through to FTSE100's. With over 14 years working in the recruitment to recruitment sector, we are well positioned to help you find the best recruitment job for you.
Graduate Fasttrack have built a reputation for working with the finest calibre of candidates on the market. We want to get to know you, who you are, what drives you and what company you are best suited to you. After passing through our selection process, we will actively set up numerous interviews for you and actively help you throughout the process ensuring you know exactly what is going on throughout the recruitment process. With a huge number of client contacts in the graduate market, we have the right opportunity to suit all needs.
Graduate Fasttrack recruit across the UK into London and all major regions. To find out more about Graduate Fasttrack and what opportunities we are recruiting for, either apply to one of our adverts or simply give us a call to chat through your profile.
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