Group Sales Executive

Leamington Spa
30 Sep 2017
14 Oct 2017
Job Type
Contract Type

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our client's award winning venues team as Group Sales Executive.

The company's venues have received multi-million pound investment in recent years; turnover growth has been 32% in the last 3 years and our client is now looking to expand the sales team to help take the business to the next level.

As a national/group role you will be looking to secure new conference & event business for our 3 venues, in London, Bristol & Leamington Spa.

Your role and responsibilities:
- To proactively drive new conference and event revenue into the 3 venues - travelling to the venues to meet with clients, as required
- To identify and target new corporate clients and associations, to reach and exceed revenue targets.
- To generate new leads and convert them into contracted sales.
- To support the National Sales Manager in ensuring that the sales objectives of the group are achieved and key financial targets are met and exceeded.
- You will attend networking events, host familiarisation trips and organise client entertainment events as required.

The successful candidate will be/have:

- Currently be working in a Pro-active Sales or New Business Development role

- Accomplished in generating qualified leads & in consistently maintaining a high value pipeline of prospect business
- A proven track record in securing new business against set revenue targets
- Superb communication skills, both written and verbal, and have an exceptional telephone manner
- Highly self-motivated with the ability to manage their own time
- Professionally presented, reflecting the Company's corporate image at all times
- Incredibly driven to achieve financial targets
- Passionate, energetic, confident and possess exceptional people skills

Benefits & additional information:
- Your targets will be aligned to the value of business generated
- Standard hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
- Competitive salary + bonus and additional recognition of achievement
- Progression and development opportunities

Our client requires all job applicants to share their company-wide commitment to putting the Customer First.

If you are invited to interview you will be asked to demonstrate a good understanding and to provide examples of having delivered high levels of customer service.