Experienced Delegate Sales Executive – International Events

Experienced Delegate Sales Executive – International Events

Experienced Delegate Sales Executive – International Events

Based in Central London

Base salary up to £25K, OTE £35K+


Great sales position for a graduate with 6-12 months B2B phone based sales experience looking to join the events industry.


We are looking for an experienced B2B sales executive to join the delegate sales team of an international conference business. You will have the opportunity to sell delegate tickets for high level, established, industry leading business events.

The client


You will be joining an internationally recognised media & events business, they have a strong track record of success creating & delivering exceptional market leading business conferences for a multitude of industries. For over 20 years this events business has mastered the art of creating successful commercial events (summits, congresses, exhibitions, round tables etc) on a global scale. The London office are looking to recruit a Delegate Sales Executive to join their growing team.

The role

This position is perfect for an ambitious and successful B2B Sales Executive who can sell confidently to senior decision makers over the phone. You will enjoy learning about new industries, topics and event formats as you work on a number of varied high profile events. You will be responsible for:

  • Researching, identifying and securing paying delegates for large scale European & International conferences & events
  • Market research to develop thorough understanding the industry sectors you are covering
  • Identifying and selling the features & benefits of your 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 but able to achieve individual targets


The person:

  • A successful background in B2B phone based sales is essential for this role, ideally 6-12 months experience
  • You will be looking to grow your career within a commercial media & events organisation
  • You will have a 2:1 or 1st degree
  • Excellent verbal and written English 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 Helen@jbrecruitment.co.uk at Jackson Barnes Recruitment for more information on this or other similar positions.


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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.