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Event Sales Executive

Entry-level at Hiring People

Event Sales Executive

Entry-level at Hiring People

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelEntry-level
  • Job period icon
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 19 Sep, 2018
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  • Competitive£ 14,150.0 per year

Event Sales Executive - Self Employed

The market leaders in National Party Buses have a fantastic opportunity for an Event Sales Executive to join their growing team.

The prime function of the Event Sales role is to grow business profitably both reactively and proactively whilst working within the sales team to secure new customers and maximise on all opportunities that exist from enquiries that we receive.

The Event Sales Executive the company is looking for will ensure high quality service from the initial enquiry to delivery of the event. You will act as an ambassador for Club Class Bus ensuring that a positive brand image is strengthened and maintained in all interactions with customers.

Person Specification – Qualifications / Knowledge / Experience / Skills

  • Professional and committed to the Events Industry
  • Good working Knowledge of Microsoft packages particularly Word, Outlook & Excel
  • Previous experience in Event Sales; in particular Hens, Stags, Private Events
  • Excellent telephone and written etiquette
  • Focused on delivering a high level of customer/client service
  • Confident & professional approach when dealing with clients
  • Able to work under pressure and multi task

General Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Follow the sales process on all enquiries
  • Taking and dealing with enquiries over the phone and email; to include preparing proposals, in addition following up with the client to ensure the correspondence has been received.
  • Ensuring clients are invoiced, deposits taken & full payment is taken 28 days prior to the event dates.
  • Developing and maintaining a call and contact plan for all customers to ensure that regular contact is made to all clients, supplying updates and maximising all business opportunities.
  • To promote Club Class Bus by demonstrating an in-depth knowledge of the packages
  • To fully understand the pricing structure and maximise opportunity during peak and off-peak periods
  • To have an in-depth knowledge of key competition and their strengths and weaknesses versus the companies
  • To identify new opportunities for the business to proactively explore and support the other Brands where necessary.
  • To achieve team monthly and yearly targets of increased sales and conversion rates within the company.
  • Obtaining and communicating the final details of event bookings to Operations via a weekly meeting.
  • Identify and action all opportunities to up sell on events.
  • Documenting sales achieved in order to identify areas for further development

About the Company

"We are the Market Leaders in Party Buses Nationwide and have been a part of the industry since 2005 with our core products consisting of Night Club Tours & Private Transport. As a group, we also provide Wedding Buses, School Bus services, Public Service bus transport, Rail Replacement and Sightseeing Tours."

Salary & Benefits:

£14,000-£15,000 Basic depending on experience

Uncapped Commissions (paid monthly)

Private Hires - £30.00 per bus hire

Night Club Tour - £1.00 per person

How to Apply

This is an incredible opportunity to join the company's Sales Team based in North West London. If you have what it takes to close the sale and bring in new business, please apply by attaching a cover letter along with your CV to the link provided.

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