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Delegate Sales Executive- Events

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £12 - £14 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Temporary

Posted 19 days ago

  • Sector: Careers in media & events
  • Contact: Monica Vaja
  • Contact Email: monica.vaja@handle.co.uk
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 08 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 93369

Our client is a leading Global events business that produce a number of high level products that include prestigious awards programmes, conferences, networking events and exhibitions, to niche sectors in the gaming space.

With one of the biggest live exhibitions due to take place in early February, they are looking for an experienced delegate sales executive to support the sales manager and contact new and old delegates for the run up to the event selling ticket sales and confirming attendees.

This role is for someone to start ASAP so you will need to be immediately available and able to start work as early as next week.

This is a hybrid role, 3-4 days in the office, working from home on Fridays.

The role in more detail:

  • Developing and maintaining excellent relationships with exhibitors, sponsors and the wider show team
  • Keeping abreast of market developments and identifying and researching new growth areas for sales
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce system
  • Accurately recording sales on the Salesforce system
  • Performing any other ad hoc duties as required
  • Selling delegate space in the run up to the event
  • Developing and maintaining excellent relationships with exhibitors, sponsors and the wider show team

Knowledge, skills and attributes:

  • ideally 2-3 years' sales experience in the events space
  • Talented, ambitious, hungry, and determined
  • Available immediately
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Solid understanding and ability to demonstrate core sales skills
  • Ambitious, driven to succeed, passionate about growth
  • Good negotiator with ability to successfully deal with objections and close
  • Professional standard of presentation at all times
  • Administration skills - organised and well-prepared
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work comfortably under pressure

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.