Group Sales Executive

Recruiter
Genesis Associates Limited
Location
Leamington Spa
Salary
£22,000 per annum
Posted
01 Oct 2017
Closes
21 Nov 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our award winning client in a pro-active sales capacity, as Group Sales Executive.

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

Reporting directly into the National Sales Manager, you will be securing new conference & event business for 3 venues, which are in London, Bristol & Leamington.

You will be an exceptional pro-active sales person, with experience in the Hospitality and/or MICE sector (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions), looking to make your next move.

Your role and responsibilities:
You will proactively drive new conference and event revenue into the 3 venues - travelling to the venues and to meet with clients, as required
You will identify and target new corporate clients and associations to reach and exceed your set revenue targets.
You will generate new leads and convert them into contracted sales.
You will support the National Sales Manager to ensure 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:
Well experienced in the hospitality industry and currently be working in a pro-active Sales role
Highly accomplished in generating qualified leads & in consistently maintaining a high value pipeline of prospect business
Able to demonstrate 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 and have 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 and not to number of appointments booked.
Hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Competitive salary + bonus and additional recognition of achievement
Progression and development opportunities
Private health cover
Pension with up to 8% matched contribution

If you are keen to hear more about this role please forward your up to date CV to me at