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London, London
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12 September 2018
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Our client is part of a specialist conference and events division of a globally known publishing group. They are looking for phone based delegate sales executives (£10 - £12/hr) the role is ongoing but will be minimum of 2 months and could go permanent if you preform.
You also must be available to starting immediately.

The portfolio includes conferences, summits, briefings, roundtables, dinners and awards which discuss the way forward for global Banking, Finance and Investment sectors - no experience in these industries needed however.

Summary of Role;

We are seeking to recruit motivated and experienced B2B sales people to attract senior-level finance professionals to attend our award winning events.

Working as part of a busy, award winning team, the successful candidate will be responsible for promoting a portfolio of high-profile conferences and events to senior level Financial Executives in the UK, Europe, America and Asia.

This is a temporary position with the option of an ongoing role for the right candidate.

Key Skills;

-Prior delegate sales experience is ideal
-Strong sales skills and experience, preferably obtained in a professional B2B publishing / media environment
-Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing
-Proven ability to interact with senior decision-makers
-Understanding of target markets and unique selling points
-Ability to learn quickly and adapt to a fast paced market
-Effective time management, with the ability to work across multiple projects
-Good working knowledge and proficiency in Excel and Word

Key Responsibilities;

- Direct selling to our client database and other target audiences
- Registration of delegates against weekly targets
- Ongoing customer relationship management with current and new delegates
- Data management, sourcing and selection
- Liaising with Marketing team to plan activity within existing plans / tactics
- Updating and collecting accurate address / contact details
- Responding to client requests / queries as and when required
- Compiling daily reports on number called and number of registered delegates

Desirable Skills;

- Knowledge Sales, Event Sales, B2B Media, Investment and Financial Services
- Excellent command of the English Language,
- Previous event sales experience at c-level, cold calling and resilient phone sales


- Work for a globally renown leader in Financial Publishing
- Strong possibility of contract extension through the following months
- centrally located - great offices and environment
- Possibility of permanent role for the right candidate

The successful candidate will demonstrate all of the above plus a thorough and organised approach to prioritising and managing a varied workload.

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