Event & Sponsorship Sales Executive

  • up to £25k with OTE £32K
  • Brighton, Sussex
  • Escape Hatch Media

Do you have an interested in sport and fitness?

Do you have some b2b sales experience and are interested to work in the fast paced and exciting world of events?

Would you like to AEO Award winning events company?

We are recruiting for an AEO award winning exhibition client who is now looking for a new Exhibition and Sponsorship Account Executive to join their successful sales team who are based in Brighton. You will be selling exhibition space and sponsorship to carefully selected fitness, healthcare and sport suppliers.

This is a great opportunity to work in the exciting, fast pace and extremely satisfying world of exhibitions - no 2 days will be the same!

If you are ambitious and enjoy a fast paced and rewarding role with plenty of autonomy then this is just the job for you.

The company:

Now in its 3rd year this UK based trade show has already won a prestigious AEO Award and their show, visitor and exhibitor figures are rapidly growing year on year.

With glowing testimonials and big name exhibitors and sponsors on board, it clearly reflects that the event is a success and is well respected within the industry.

This year’s event consisted of 9 feature areas, 3 attractions and 150 exhibitors, the exhibition allowed attendees an unrivalled opportunity to learn more about exercise, health and performance on their own terms. By exploring the exhibition, having conversations and experiencing the latest innovations first-hand.

The exhibition provides visitors with an effective way of discovering new research, solutions and products aimed addressing the complex array challenges associated with physical activity.

The Exhibition Account Executive role:

You will be working alongside 2 other people in the sales team selling exhibition space and sponsorship to potential clients in your designate area of the show.

Your role will be:

 To ensure the revenue budget is achieved or exceeded.

 To sell exhibition space and sponsorship via phone calls and meetings

 To identify, research and develop new business opportunities.

 To review and monitor competitive exhibitions/publications and identify new leads.

 To research and contact potential clients to ensure current and new business is developed.

 To liaise and communicate effectively with other members of the team in sales, production and service departments

 To ensure that event revenue is maximised whilst promises are kept.

 To ensure the revenue budget is achieved or exceeded.

The Exhibition Account Executive candidate:

Ideally you will have some exhibition or media sales experience, or from a recruitment background and will be keen to ambitious to pursue a career in the events industry.

 Ambitious

 Can do attitude

 Driven

 Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

 Ability to deliver budgeted revenue

 Competitive with good team working ethics

 Able to manage time and work under pressure

 Willingness to learn more

 Interest in the subject matter

 An understanding of marketing

 Report writing / sales letter writing / presentation skills

 Anticipation of market trends and pro-active market involvement

 Able to drive and holds clean driving license

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