Event Sales Representative

Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 May 2018
Closes
07 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Event Sales Representative

Previous Experience

Opportunity for somebody with no less than 3 years’ experience in an Event Ticket and or Sponsorship sales role. Must be able to quickly grasp a brief, explain the value of what is a unique MEI series of Summits, networking events and overseas market visit.

Reporting:  Directly to the CEO

Critical Success Factors

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong sales ability – telephone, face to face and follow up proposals
  • Highly organised and forward planning skills
  • Energy and commitment with the ability to drive and interpret the key tasks above with minimum supervision and prompting
  • The accuracy of recording prospects and tracking follow up to meet financial targets 
  • Some marketing and communication background is desirable but not essential

Ways of Working

  • This is a standard office hours’ role, less attendance at networking events which will require occasional evening attendance or meeting demanding deadlines
  • In the event of attending non-London events (to include international conferences), extended absence from the office could be in the region of 7 days

Place of Employment

  • Central London
  • Occasional visits to client offices and external events
  • Some international travel may be necessary from time to time

Remuneration and employment terms

  • Base Salary plus opportunities for commission above cost recovery
  • Commission to be paid on agreed monthly revenue targets 
  • Pre-agreed expenses to be confirmed in writing and paid monthly
  • Pro-rated holiday entitlement