Senior Sales Executive - Travel & Lifestyle Events

Job Title: Senior Sales Executive - Travel & Lifestyle Events
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South West London, London
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + 25% commission
Reference: 4365677
Contact Name: Danielle Clarke
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 11, 2019 18:27

Job Description

Handle Recruitment is seeking a senior sales executive or a sales executive ready for their next step to join a global B2B events organisation, specialising in their luxury and lifestyle shows.

As the Senior Sales Executive your responsibilities will include:

  • Calls to existing and potential exhibitors in order to meet and exceed sales revenue targets across a portfolio of brands
  • Sourcing appropriate new exhibitors that fit with the brand values of the events and target audience
  • Developing and maintaining excellent relationships with exhibitors, sponsors, partners and the rest of the show team
  • Keeping abreast of market developments and identifying and researching new growth areas for sales
  • Visiting clients when necessary/ appropriate
  • Visiting relevant UK and international based exhibitions
  • Acting as a support to the sales effort including other Sales Executives, Senior Sales Executive, Show Manager & Show Director
  • Liaising with the whole show team including marketing, operations and finance to ensure maximum awareness of each element of the shows
  • Collating and producing sales plans and reports as required.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Sales or business development experience, ideally within exhibitions
  • A hardworking and conscientious approach to sales, with a keen eye for detail
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work well under positive direction
  • Creative and positive approach to problem solving

Please get in touch or apply now for a further conversation!

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