Delegate Sales Executive - Global B2B Events

Delegate Sales Executive - Global B2B Events

Delegate Sales Executive - Global B2B Conferences & Events

Great job for a Graduate looking for their 1st step into events sales

Based in City, London

Basic salary up to £25K + Uncapped Commission, Year 1 OTE £35K + Benefits


We are looking for a Graduate who is looking to step into the world of events as a Delegate Sales Executive.


You will be joining a supportive and enthusiastic team of delegate sales professionals within an international conference & exhibitions business. Your main focus will be to identify & develop business relationships with senior professionals in blue chip organisations, to promote & sell tickets to attend high profile, flagship business events.


This role would suit a confident and professional graduate with excellent communication skills and ideally experience in a telephone based sales job. 

The client: Over 20 years experience, global network of offices, strong track record & reputation for creating & delivering exceptional large scale business conferences & exhibitions around the world.

The role

This is a fast paced and varied job, you will learn lots about the different events our client produces (topics include: energy, HR, aviation, telco, tech, finance, etc) and you will be liaising with senior level business professionals.


This position is perfect for an ambitious Graduate, looking for an events based sales job. Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Identifying, contacting and securing paying delegates to attend large scale international conferences
  • Researching and understanding the industry sectors you are covering
  • Selling features & benefits of each event to professional business delegates
  • Building a network and generating new leads
  • Cross selling across other company events
  • Updating the CRM system
  • Working as part of a collaborative & awesome team of events professionals
  • Achieving (and perhaps exceeding!) your targets and deadlines


The person:

  • This Delegate Sales Executive position would suit a recent graduate (with a 2:1 or 1st degree) who is looking to grow a career within a commercial B2B events business
  • Experience of phone based sales would really help you get started in this job. You will spend 2-3 hours of your day on the phone talking with senior professionals from major industries so; confidence, credibility and the ability to engage over the phone is essential
  • You will need excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Have motivation & ability to prioritise tasks and organise your time effectively
  • Drive & ambitious to succeed - constantly achieve targets and meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated, team player and supportive attitude
  • Love learning new information and a naturally inquisitive by nature

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


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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.