Research Executive (Exhibitions)

Recruiter
Watson HR
Location
Stratford-upon-Avon
Salary
18000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
29 Sep 2017
Closes
13 Oct 2017
Sector
Sales
Job Type
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client, an internationally renowned events and exhibitions company is looking for a talented person to join their successful exhibition team.

You will be an integral part of the business as you will be speaking to key accounts; researching information, maximising sales and building relationships with new clients for them.

Main Role

  • Researching organisations and individuals to ensure you chat with decision makers and/or key influencers
  • Researching new target markets to enter to ensure sustainable growth.
  • Telemarketing activity of calling shows of a minimum of 30 calls per day per show
  • Diarise regular contact and make new business calls and expand company's database in line with the show prospecting plan.
  • Maintain accurate entries and develop new contacts, pipeline opportunities within the company database.
  • Arrange external credential presentation meetings, face to face or via conference call for either/and/or Sales Director and Business Development Manager.
  • Pre-arrange meetings for specific show walking in line with industry sector.

Main Qualities & Skills Needed

  • Confident with the ability to build relationships
  • Experience of working in a telesales/telemarketing role
  • Knowledge of databases and Microsoft Office
  • Assertive with a friendly, flexible personality

If you have the above skills and experience and would like an opportunity to work in the events industry, please send your CV urgently to Watson-HR who are working as agents for this client.