Graduate Events Sales Role

Posted 14 February by Buchanan Search
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Graduate Media Sales Executive

Fantastic opportunity for a bright, intelligent and driven graduate sales executive with looking to join a marketing leading media events company based in the heart of the city. Our client is widely respected for their cutting edge events, market leading publications, awards and digital offerings. They cover all sectors ranging from fashion and media to finance and legal. Due to the increase in events for 2018 an opportunity has arisen within the delegate sales division. This is a unique opportunity in that you will be working across 3 of the leading events within the business. These events are the number one in their industry, attracting over 1000 paying delegates, with a 60% renewal rate year on year. The role involves large amounts of key account management with some new business involved.

Key Responsibilities:

As a graduate Delegate Sales Executive you are expected to set yourself realistic but stretching goals, provide clear and accurate information on your performance and demonstrate an attitude of one who is relentless in their desire to succeed. You will strive to establish long term relationships with customers as well as your confidence and strong sales skills to attract new clients. You will use your excellent sales closing skills to generate revenue across a variety of cutting edge events.

The Candidate:Graduate sales executive

The successful candidate will be highly professional and ambitious. To become a success in this role you will need to be… • commercially minded, driven and ambitious • Ideally some b2b sales experience • A self-starter with a proven track record in sales and making high volume outbound sales calls • Confident and experienced in selling to senior managers, directors and C- level individuals • A driven individual who is able to work on their own initiative • Resilient and able to thrive in a pressured environment • Customer focused and able to problem-solve quickly • Able to work to tight deadlines

Buchanan Search:

Buchanan Search, through rapid organic growth, is now a market leading recruitment firm and a top supplier to a number of clients including FTSE listed firms.

Buchanan Search’s team of consultants come from a variety of backgrounds but all subscribe to the company ethos of Understanding, Advising and Delivering for our clients & candidates.

Buchanan Search has Graduate and Executive Practices which operate tailored recruitment methodologies. They focus across the Sales, Recruitment, Executive Search, Business Intelligence, Consultancy, Engineering, Technology and Global Markets sectors.

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