New Business Executive - Events Agency

Recruiter
Royall Appointments
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
£18,000 per annum
Posted
05 Sep 2017
Closes
22 Oct 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

New Business Executive - Events Agency

To £22,000

Warwickshire

A brand new and exciting role to join a well-known Events agency, and much loved, loyal client of ours as New Business Executive, reporting directly into the Sales Director. This is an incredible opportunity to work for a driven, ambitious, successful leader and organisation. A full-time role with the purpose of developing new business through building, maintaining, and increasing a client contact base, so a steady flow of potential client meetings / briefs will be received.

Under excellent direction and motivation, the New Business Executive will generate new business and sales opportunities by means of research and telephone calls.

About the business development executive role:

As a sales executive, you will be responsible for following a targeted telemarketing schedule in line with company’s show prospecting list (global and UK) to ensure clients are targeted within a 12-month period. Your role will involve researching organisations and individuals to ensure you are making contact and engaging with decision makers and/or key influencers.

In addition, researching new target markets for the company to enter to ensure sustainable growth.

You will be expected to diarise regular contact and make new business calls and expand company’s database in line with the company’s show prospecting plan. Being in a regular call pattern and flow is paramount to this role and therefore you will need to be a self-starter, with a positive-can-do-will-achieve attitude.

Part of the role will be to maintain accurate entries and develop new contacts, pipeline opportunities within the company’s database.

You will be asked to arrange external credential presentation meetings, face to face or via conference call for either/and/or Sales Director and Business Development Manager.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Work with the Sales Director and Business Development Manager to ensure annual sales target are achieved in line with the company’s financial year and the necessary quarters to achieve the target.
  • Create weekly and monthly activity and forecast reports on revenue/target management and share with Director.
  • Continued self-development within the role.
  • Regular reviews with Director on performance against sales and the company targets.

Key skills required:

  • Excellent communications both written and verbal to Management level
  • Commercial awareness
  • Numerical skills
  • Literacy skills
  • Organisational and planning skills
  • Influence and negotiation skills
  • Ability to respond to objections
  • Good listener and understanding of clients’ needs
  • Knowledge of all Microsoft products, Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook and CRM databases

Desired behavioural attributes:

  • Ability to work on own initiative and be part of a complete team.
  • Respectful of one’s own and fellow team members workload
  • Engage and participate in personal development opportunities that are presented.
  • Exude a sense of fun whilst showing commitment to produce excellent results
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • • Maintain a client perspective always
  • • Communicate in a positive and engaging manner
  • • Show commitment to deliver excellence
  • Take ownership for ensuring 100% accuracy across all tasks.

This role would suit: New Business Executive, Telesales Executive, Telesales, Sales Executive, Junior Business Executive, Agency Business Executive, Agency Sales Executive, Event Sales Executive, Event Business Sales Executive, Business Development Executive.