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Graduate Sales Executive

  • Reference: 282105
  • Location: London
  • Salary: 20k Base, 27-35k OTE + Great Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent

Graduate Sales Executive – Conferences
London
20k Base, 27-35k OTE + Great Benefits

As a fast-growing Event Services company, our client develops and delivers the very best conferences, highlighting hot topics and keynote speakers from around the globe. Headquartered in London, they now have an exciting opening for a Graduate Sales Executive to deliver sponsorship sales throughout the UK and beyond.

As a Graduate Sales Executive, you will:

  • Be responsible for generating sponsorship sales revenue
  • Prospect and grow a sales pipeline, develop qualified leads and make cold/warm calls to generate activity
  • Manage an ever-growing portfolio of existing accounts with up-sell and cross-sell opportunities
  • Seek out new clients and new sales opportunities, prepare and deliver presentations and proposals and negotiate and close sponsorship contracts of varying value
  • Cover all aspects of a sales function including marketing, customer service and networking
  • Work on and attend approximately 20 conferences per year

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a recent graduate with a genuine interest in sales
  • Be commercially aware with an ability to maximise sales opportunities (new and account management)
  • Have the maturity and gravitas to deal with and influence decision makers
  • Demonstrate excellent communication/negotiation skills with a passion for closing deals
  • Have an ability to manage workload and priorities
  • Have a record of achievements (sporting, academic or workplace)

The successful candidate can expect a base salary circa 20k with an uncapped 27-35k OTE plus an additional and generous benefits package, ongoing training and fast-track career progression.

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