Account Executive

Recruiter
Redwood Search
Location
Worcester
Salary
20000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
18 Feb 2019
Closes
10 Mar 2019
Sector
Sales
Job Type
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Accounts Executive - European Conferences and Events.

Job Description

My client has an exciting new opportunity for an Account Executive who is enthusiastic about conferences and has experience of marketing and sales around events.

The first conference will be held September 2019 in the Netherlands with c.200 c-suite digital health and life science leaders from across the continent.

Given the timescales previous experience is necessary and targets will be set in week one.

There is an opportunity to build a team for future events.

Responsibilities

  • Building relationships and networking
  • Selling conferences and events over the phone across Europe
  • Assisting in the production of marketing material
  • Hitting sales targets and making numerous quality calls
  • Ensuring written sales are successfully delivered
  • Always on the lookout to increase turnover
  • Supporting the Managing Director with the agenda
  • Using the CRM effectively

The successful applicant

  • A natural rapport with people to help you in your day-to-day dealings with senior attendees
  • Sound sales skills as it is your job to improve bookings for conferences and events
  • Good telephone skills as you'll often be selling conferences and events to clients over the phone
  • An ability to think laterally (Who is servicing the business and how could that be improved?)
  • A cool head when world events look likely to impact on your business
  • Ideally some experience of healthcare/life sciences or international sales (not essential)

Salary and terms

  • GBP20k
  • 25 days holiday
  • Probationary period of 2 months
  • Annual salary review


For further information please contact Sharon Tansley at Redwood Search Worcester

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