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Event Sales Executive - No unsocial hours, fantastic progression!

Salary: £20,000 - £28,000
Contract Length: Permanent

Job Description:

Are you working in retail and want to stop working unsocial hours? Enjoy sales? Here’s an opportunity to join an exciting and creative Events company offering outstanding benefits including excellent bonuses, an even better progression plan and a gym membership!

 

The role

Joining a thriving and fun Events company, you’ll be responsible for increasing sales by researching, identifying and building relationships with clients, including potential event attendees and delegates to maximise event attendance. Duties will include:

  • Researching potential event attendees and pre-qualifying leads using the company database
  • Contacting previous attendees to gather feedback and interest
  • Working with the marketing team to follow up on outside enquiries via email and phone
  • Building a network using social media, and forming templates for email marketing
  • Regular strategy meetings to discuss campaign progress, using attendee feedback
  • Attending events (UK and overseas) to meet with attendees and provide a quality service
  • Working with the CRM system to update records

*No experience is necessary; all training will be provided*

 

The company

Our client is a successful and creative events company producing congresses and summits for industry leaders to partner, network and knowledge share. They have a strong focus on collaboration and teamwork and encourage this by holding regular social events. Along with boat trips and Crystal Maze challenges, the company bake-offs prove very popular! Their monthly social hours provide staff with the opportunity to enjoy a beer after a busy month, whilst learning about new company developments and initiatives.

 

The package

You’ll be joining an organisation that cares about its employees’ development within and outside the company. Benefits include:

  • £20,000 – £23,000 basic salary
  • Strong commission scheme (£5,000 minimum in year 1)
  • Comprehensive onboarding over 2-weeks, where you’ll have detailed training on the role and sit with each other department to learn how they work together
  • Long-term career plan – 3-6-month review to assess training needs and then an annual appraisal to look at promotion opportunities
  • Gym membership
  • Pension
  • Regular social events – a social hour on the last Friday of each month with complimentary drinks and activities, a summer day out and Christmas party, bowling, cinema, group meal…

To be successful, you will…

…be confident

…be hardworking

…have an eagerness to learn

…be perseverant – it may take a while to close some sales

 

You won’t…

…have low enthusiasm

…be frequently absent

 

Apply!

If you’re looking to begin a prosperous sales career with an exciting and welcoming company, apply now!

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire