Account Executive (Sales)
We are seeking to appoint a new member to our sales team at Account Executive level. The person appointed will be an important member of our Sales Team directly responsible to their Account Manager for:
- Handling incoming enquiries from potential clients and creating quotations and proposals.
- Winning business from incoming enquiries.
- Handling all administrative arrangements with the client for forthcoming Events.
- Maintaining regular contact with our existing and potential clients to develop further sales.
This job will be office based, Monday to Friday. Flexibility will however be necessary for on-going training and when we are organising more complex Events.About the individual: A confident telephone manner is essential as are office skills and an aptitude for sales. A lively mind, tenacity and a total commitment to first class customer service are essential attributes as are good organisational skills. You will need to be able to multi-task and prioritise your work.
You must be able to work without constant direction, be self motivated and a commitment to your career is important.
You must be able to work under pressure in busy times and work to the tight deadlines set by our clients, who must always come first.
We aim to adapt the roles’ responsibilities to fit the right candidates who will take a mature approach to their work and possess the skills and desire to develop their role.
Either a degree in Event Management or similar, or alternatively 1-3 years experience in events or a venue would be an advantage but not a pre-requisite for the right person.
Candidates will be of smart appearance and have a full Driving Licence.
About KDM: Established in 1990, KDM Events specialises in organising and delivering a vast range of corporate events – from conferences and team-building, to gala awards dinners and themed parties. Voted “Best Event Provider” at the 2017 M&IT Awards!
Salary & Progression: Will depend upon the abilities and experience of the person appointed with a basic salary in the range of £14,000 to £18,000 per annum, with a company bonus scheme in operation additionally. A mobile phone allowance is paid. Holiday entitlement is 20 days increasing to 25 days after 12 months (plus 8 Bank Holidays).
Progression within the company is dependent on both company and individual performance. However usually the next step from this role is to progress towards Account Manager level, requiring more involvement and responsibility for bespoke events and office based business development.
Regular training is provided on our newly created events which most recently have been activities such as Beatboxing, Zorb Ball Racing and entering our giant inflatable Crystal Dome!
To apply for the Account Executive position please press ‘apply now’ ensuring that you attach a covering letter as well as answering the 2 pre-application questions.
Any applications without a covering letter or the information about why this position is of interest to you, shall not be considered!!
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