Account Executive – International Events

Account Executive – International Events

Account Executive – International Events

Based in Central London
Base salary £24K + OTE £35K + Benefits

Account Executive required for a well established & successful global B2B conference business. This opportunity would suit a Graduate with 6 -12 months B2B sales experience who is confident selling to senior business professionals over the phone.

The client

Is an internationally recognized conference organisation with a strong track record of success creating & delivering exceptional market leading business conferences. For over 15 years this events business has mastered the art of creating successful commercial events on a global scale. The London office are looking to recruit an Account Executive to join their growing delegate sales team.

The role

This position is perfect for an ambitious and successful B2B Sales Executive who can work confidently with senior decision makers. As an Account Executive you will work across various B2B conferences which focused on events in; life science, finance, tech, marketing etc. You will be required to identify, contact and confirm delegates for the conference within your portfolio. You will be responsible for:

  • Working on new smaller events & large scale international conferences
  • Researching and understanding the industry sectors you are covering
  • Selling features & benefits of each event to delegates
  • Building a network and generating new leads
  • Cross selling across other company events
  • Updating the CRM system
  • Working as part of a team
  • Achieving your targets and meeting deadlines

The person:

  • You will be looking for a career in sales and have an interest in B2B events
  • You will be a graduate with a 2:1 or 1st degree
  • You will have 6 -12 months in a B2B telephone based sales position
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Confidence on the phone talking to senior level executives from major industries
  • Ability to prioritise task and organise time efficiently
  • Ambitious to succeed – constantly achieve targets and meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated, team player and driven
  • Love learning new information and a naturally inquisitive nature


Please contact at Jackson Barnes Recruitment for more information on this or other similar positions.


Please take a look at our website for details on some of the other jobs we are recruiting for Jackson Barnes Recruitment deliver international recruitment solutions within the events, media and publishing sectors. Working with commercial and not for profit organisations and institutions. Jackson Barnes place from Graduate up to MD level in the following positions:
• Researchers & Conference producers 
• Event Marketing professionals 
• Sales professionals – delegate, sponsorship and Business Development
• Event Managers 
• Editors 
We recruit for organisations in UK and overseas with success in London, Dubai, New York, Singapore and Australia.