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Sales Executive

Sales Executive

Job Title: Sales Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire
Industry:
Salary: £15,000 - £17,000
REF: 896610
Contact Name: Nikki Woodgate
Contact Email: nwoodgate@vanillarecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced sales executive to join our client, a well-established and award winning creative agency.

Working within the company's thriving 'After Dinner Speaker' department, you will be responsible for booking prominent sports, motivational and business speakers, as well as celebrities, for client events. This is a vital role in support of the department's rapid expansion and involves matching the best possible personalities to their clients' requirements and budgets.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Handling inbound enquiries via email and phone
  • Fact finding to understand client event requirements and budgets
  • Researching and evaluating in house extensive list of speakers to find the most suitable match
  • Presenting match options to clients and discussing pricing
  • Negotiating with clients and prospective speakers or their agents
  • Providing contractual and logistical support to clients and speakers
  • Cross-selling additional brand boosting services including creative and marketing services
  • All associated administrative duties

Skills and experience required:

  • Previous experience in a sales role
  • Excellent telephone manner and good rapport builder
  • Outgoing and motivated personality
  • Target driven, with a clear focus on quality to achieve business goals
  • Knowledge of sports stars, leading business figures and celebrities from the entertainment world, would be advantageous
  • Friendly and personable, with a strong ability to form lasting relationships with clients
  • Highly adaptable and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • This position is heavily bonus incentivised so you will be rewarded based on your results

Salary and benefits:

  • £15,000 - £17,000
  • Realistic OTE £20,000 - 25,000