Head of Sales - Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese or Arabic Speaker

Job Title: Head of Sales - Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese or Arabic Speaker
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £50000 per annum + Commission
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 234564
Contact Name: Danielle Clarke
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 21, 2017 18:02

Job Description

Handle Recruitment is seeking an experienced and multilingual sales/business development professional for a Head of Sales position, working for an established events business with global presence in the education sector.

As the Head of Sales your responsibilities will include;

  • Successfully achieving and exceeding specified targets and KPIs
  • Initiating and building trust with sales leads, and identify initial objectives in the region
  • Generating new leads by researching the market to identify trends and solutions
  • Working in collaboration with internal teams e.g. Marketing, Content and Operations, ensuring all activities are considered from a customer's viewpoint
  • Demonstrating the value to the clients of our solutions and track how they perceive that value through the show/event cycle
  • Selling off-the-shelf stands and bespoke packages

To be successful in this role you will need;

  • Fluency in either Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese or Arabic is a must, this is due to the locations of the majority of clients
  • Extensive sales and account management experience, preferably in exhibition and sponsorship sales
  • Experience of new business sales is essential
  • Proven new business hunter skills and target driven approach
  • Use of Salesforce or similar CRM an advantage

If that sounds like the next career move for you please get in touch or apply!

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 unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.