Event Sales Manager

Recruiter
Location
City of London
Salary
30K - 32K Basic + 30% com
Posted
28 Feb 2013
Closes
28 Mar 2013
Ref
MF2013TGT
Discipline
Delegate, Events, Sponsorship
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Event Sales Manager: London - 30K - 32K Basic + 30% com

Our client hosts a series of events for travel agents and the travel and tourism industry.

The ideal candidate will come from an event, exhibition or delegate sales background.

Candidate’s main responsibility will be to work closely with the Sales Director and Brand Director, identifying new event opportunities within the travel trade, creating exhibitor & sponsorship sales plans to maximise revenue growth and achieve targets. 

The role will require an element of travel consisting of up to 32 days a year.

Key day-to-day tasks of the Sales Manager include:

  • Manage and build relationships with customers to drive event sales revenue growth year on year
  • Source new business from competition and other mediums/ lead generation routes
  • Develop close links with clients to identify new ways of developing revenue
  • You will be required to attend industry events, seminars and conferences to build awareness of the brand within the marketplace

Key attributes sought in the Sales Manager include:

  • 2 – 3 years event sales/ management experience
  • Strong presentation, communication and negotiation skills
  • Impeccable telephone manner and confident with sales presentations
  • Strong sense of creativity, enthusiasm and passion for both events and travel industry

To be considered for the Event Sales Manager role please click ‘Apply’ below.