Events Sales Executive

Full-time, Permanent . North West London

From £22,000 - £25,000 + profit share + in-house training + company benefits

Full Description

Our client, an award winning technical production company has a new opportunity for an enthusiastic Events Sales Executive to join their team in London (near Wembley).

Reporting to the Head of Sales & Marketing, this role will see you provide administrational support with both internal and external communications. The role will work alongside the sales & marketing and project management teams assisting with a variety of tasks including market research, data management, collating information for reports and preparing proposals and tenders for submission.

Key responsibilities:
• To update and maintain their CRM system on an ongoing basis ensuring all business activity, such as exhibition data, networking event results, opportunities and debrief information is recorded.
• Research the market and follow up marketing, networking and event/exhibition and new business opportunities gathered from a variety of mediums with the objective of passing suggestions and leads to the sales & marketing team, in line with agreed strategies and targets.
• To assist the Marketing Executive with booking space and co-ordinating exhibitions including liaison with project managers to design stands and produce graphics and merchandise that are in line with brand identity guidelines.
• Ensure that exhibition deadlines are met including the raising of purchase orders, issue of invoices to accounts, pre-event marketing, venue requirements, and ordering of data collection tools.
• To represent the business at exhibitions and networking events when required.
• To assist the Marketing Executive with gathering information for the weekly blog and news stories, together with researching useful content for employees.

Person specification
• A minimum of 1 years’ experience within the Events sector in a similar role – sales, administration or a customer relations capacity
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal to include writing creative and persuasive content for customer communications and proposals, with strong attention to detail and accuracy
• A professional but friendly approach to work – you’ll need to sniff out opportunities and have the tenacity to pursue them, whilst being mindful of the demands placed on our busy teams
• A resilient self-starter, experienced/comfortable with working remotely from direct line manager
• Experience of using CRM systems
• Excellent IT skills with full working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Applications including Word and PowerPoint

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"She has significantly reduced our hiring costs, saved me time and promoted the company online"

Sally Cross, Marketing Director, Potter and Moore