Graduate Event Sales Executive position starting at £24K (OTE £30K-£32K), for a growing independent events business based in Central Essex.

About the client

Our client is an established conference/exhibition company who holds many business conferences and summits. They are looking to recruit a dynamic graduate who is looking to establish themselves in a sales role. They have developed a graduate program to build confidence and gain knowledge and understanding of their industry. They have mapped out a clear career path within their business and offer significant pay rises and commission earning potential.

What is required of a Graduate Event Sales Executive?

The role would suit someone with some experience in sales (including on a part-time basis). You will be approaching senior industry leaders and offering them free attendance as a delegate to a mixture of events.  The organisation covers a niche market and has grown the events yearly. You would get the opportunity to work in a fun vibrant office and learn from experienced people in the sector. Plus, work from home 1 to 2 days per week. This role is ideal for someone to obtain their first opportunity in a business to business sales position.

What skills and experience are required to be successful in this Graduate Event Sales Executive role?

  • Possess some sales experience (including on a part-time basis).
  • Driven and ambitious.
  • Hungry to learn about sales and best practices.
  • Ability to take on board a lot of information quickly and get up to speed.
  • A real can ‘do attitude’
  • Have high attention to detail and be able to multi-task.
  • Self generate business leads.
  • Build client relationships in the short and long term.
  • Keen on working to targets.

How to apply for this Graduate Event Sales Executive role?

My client is looking to hold interviews ASAP, if you feel this Graduate Event Sales Executive role is something you would like to be considered for, please click here to forward your CV!