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Delegate Sales Executive

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Delegate Sales Executive – B2B Conferences & Events

Based in City, London & home based work (up to 3 days a week)

Basic salary up to £28K + Uncapped Commission OTE 45K+

We are looking for an ambitious and high energy B2B sales professional to join our client as a Delegate Sales Executive. Selling delegate tickets for market leading large scale conferences.

The main focus of your role will be to identify & develop business relationships with senior professionals in blue chip organisations, to promote & sell tickets to attend high profile, large scale business events.

This role would suit a confident and professional graduate with excellent communication skills, bags of energy and recent telesales experience.

The client

For two decades our events client has been creating & delivering B2B conferences & exhibitions, they have a global network of offices and a strong track record & reputation for providing exceptional large-scale business conferences & exhibitions around the world. You will be joining a supportive and enthusiastic division that have exciting expansion plans.

The Delegate Sales role

This is a fast paced varied Delegate Sales Executive position. You will learn a lot about business through the varied events our client produces, you will have the opportunity to liaise with senior level business professionals from blue chip clients. You can expect to be on the phone a lot promoting the benefits of attending these great life science events.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Identifying, contacting and securing paying delegates to attend large scale conferences & exhibitions
  • Researching and understanding the industry sectors you are covering
  • Highlighting and selling the features & benefits of the events to high level business professionals over the telephone
  • Building a network across the industry and generating new leads
  • Cross selling across other company events
  • Keeping the database updated
  • Working as part of a collaborative team of events professionals
  • Achieving (and exceeding!) your targets and working within agreed deadlines.
  • This position requires; self motivation, a passion to achieve and determination to make things happen.

The person:

  • A university graduate and at least 6+ months work experience in telesales roles such as; delegate sales, recruitment, IT sale, media sales or other transferable positions.
  • Experience in phone-based sales and working to targets is essential for this position.
  • You will spend at least 2 hours of your day on the phone talking with senior professionals from major industries, therefore confidence, credibility and the ability to engage over the phone is essential
  • You will need the skills to be able to resource your own data via the database and the internet.
  • You will need excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Be confident, calm and presentable to deliver meetings via Zoom/Teams/Google
  • Have motivation and the ability to prioritise tasks and organise your time effectively
  • Drive & ambitious to succeed – constantly achieve targets and meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated, team player and supportive attitude
  • Love learning new information and a naturally inquisitive by nature
  • High energy, personality and a natural ability to make conversation.

Why Apply?

  • Our client is a global company and can offer international career and long term progression opportunities.
  • Long term Learning & Development to enable personal and skills growth via a dedicated training team
  • Generous financial rewards with uncapped earning potential
  • Hybrid working – currently working 2 days in the office and 3 from home.

Please contact Helen at Jackson Barnes Recruitment for more information on this Delegate Sales job or other similar positions.

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Jackson Barnes Recruitment delivers international recruitment solutions within the events, media, and publishing sectors. Jackson Barnes place from Graduate up to MD level in the following positions:
• Researchers
• Conference producers
• Event Marketing professionals
• Sales professionals – delegate, sponsorship & Business Development
• Event Managers
• Editors

We recruit for organisations in the UK and overseas with success in London, Dubai, New York, Singapore and Australia

Employment Type Permanent

Advertiser Type Agency