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If you are interested in the events industry, working for a long established successful business can be a positive career choice.
We are always looking for awesome people to join our team. If you are interested in working on the largest business awards specifically for women outside London, networking groups and business conferences, social events and expos, take a look at the Job Vacancies below. Even if you don’t see a suitable opening at the moment, use the contact form to get in touch. You might be just what we are looking for!
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
We love what we do…do you?
We love our work, yes really! This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Business Development Manager to join our well established leading events company based in the North West. We are very passionate about the work we do, helping our customers, creating exciting events, putting new ideas into action and developing the business. From local networking groups, large business conferences, the LIFE Expo to the Enterprise Vision Awards, Pink Link is expanding Pink Link is expanding and we need an awesome motivated person to jump on board and work with us. Could this be you?
We work really hard, there isn’t time for clock watching, but trust me the time just flies. We are looking for someone to complement our team, get stuck in and enjoy working in a busy environment where team matters. Could you bring some buzz to our team?
The role is membership, event and sponsorship sales and applicants must have proven sales experience. Experience of telesales and field sales essential, event sales experience is a benefit.
You must be experienced with lead generation and gaining new business. An ethical sales approach that addresses the needs of customers and provides appropriate solutions.
- Excellent organisation skills
- Ability to multi task
- Fantastic communication and people skills
- Creative approach to problem-solving
- An eagle for attention to detail
- The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
- A can do attitude, focused and driven to be successful
- A target achiever
- Work on own initiative
- Customer focused approach
- Must be computer confident excel, word, powerpoint
- Full clean drivers licence
- A great sense of humour, patience and a smiley face!
What you’ll do
You will attend, and oversee regular events as part of the team. This will include contacting prospective companies to explain the features of the events and offer them a variety of options which will meet their needs, budgets and benefit them. You should be able to determine what best meets the needs of the customer by using questioning techniques and deliver a bespoke recommendation based around what is suitable to meet those needs. You will plan and sell a variety of options from ticket and sponsor choices. You will promote the membership, network and online and sell new memberships. Sales will be conducted via the telephone and face to face at events. Your day-to-day duties may include:
- Lead generation
- Communicating to existing clients and new enquiries
- Updating CRM system
- Target planning
- Social Media use
- Administration of event paperwork and orders
- Identifying potential sales platforms
- Cross sell across our portfolio of events and membership
- Maintaining continuous relationships with existing customer base
- Securing sponsors
- Smashing targets!
You must have your own vehicle and clean drivers license. Computer skills are an absolute must as is good English and Mathematics.
Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Permanent
Salary: £20,000.00 to £25,000.00 /yearAPPLY NOW