Event Sales Executive - up to GBP24,000p/a, up to GBP3k bonus
Join this award-winning company as an Events Sales Executive! Represent, promote & sell 7 central London venues to the corporate markets as well as industry agents. 40 hours a week (9am-5.30pm or as required). Reporting to Director of Sales. Package: - Competitive starting salary (GBP21k-24k + up to GBP3k OTE), subject to experience & reviewed. - Individual financial incentives subject to achieving agreed Key Performance Indicators & targets. - Lunch option available to all staff every day when at venues. - 21 Days Holiday Leave (to include 3 days between Christmas & New Year) + 8 Bank Holidays. - Private BUPA medical insurance cover after & subject to passing probationary period. - Pension option after & subject to passing probationary period. - Opportunity to train, learn & develop career in a vibrant industry with a company with a track record of supportively encouraging staff. Responsibilities: - Proactively representing, promoting & selling venues for meetings & events. - Maintaining & developing relationships with existing clients via meetings, proactive telephone calls & emails. - Arranging & carrying out site visits & visiting potential clients for new business as appropriate. - Representing the company at awards, trade exhibitions, events & networking occasions. - Identifying venue improvements or new packages by remaining current on industry trends, market activities, & competitors. - Identifying business opportunities by identifying prospects & evaluating their position in the industry; researching & analysing sales options. - Reviewing your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed agreed Key Performance Indicators & targets. - Preparing weekly sales activity reports to be sent to Director of Sales & CEO. - Ensuring effective internal communications both within the Sales Team, Diary Team, Operations Team & across the organization. - Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed such as operational assistance where required. - Updating special offers on online platforms & suggesting ideas for Marketing such as contributions for Social Media promotion. The ideal candidate should have: - Have a target driven mentality with the desire to win & retain business. - Be articulate & have a proactive approach to sales. - Strong administrative & coordination skills, be highly-organised with exceptional time management. - Team player, committed to delivering a high level of customer service. - Self-motivated, passionate about sales & hospitality in events & smartly presented. - Degree qualification & ability to drive are an advantage. - Experience of NFS Rendez-Vous System an advantage. Some experience of working in the hospitality, event, venue, sales or catering sector, holding a sales/coordinating related position for approximately 1 year, ideally London based is advantageous but not essential. Apply now with expectations & availability to start.