Account Executive - Global B2B Conferences & Events

Account Executive - Global B2B Conferences & Events

Account Executive - Global B2B Conferences & Events

Great job for a Graduate looking for a B2B Sales role in the events industry

Based in City, London

Salary Up to £24K+Uncapped Commission


We are looking for an ambitious & high energy Graduate who is looking to step into the world of B2B events as a Account Executive. You will be joining the delegate sales team of an international conference & exhibitions business and have the opportunity to sell delegate passes to senior business professionals for high profile Conferences & exhibitions.


This role would suit a confident and professional graduate with excellent communication skills and ideally telephone based sales or phone based customer service experience.


Our client has over 20 years experience in events, they operate from a global network of offices and have developed a 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, telco, tech, finance, etc) and you will be liaising with senior level delegates about the events.


This position will suit an ambitious Graduate looking for a Account Executive position where you will be confidently talking with senior decision makers. As an Account Executive you will be responsible for:

  • Contacting and securing paying delegates for large scale conferences
  • Researching and understanding the industry sectors the conferences cover
  • Selling the features & benefits of each event to delegates
  • Building a network and generating new leads
  • Cross selling other company events
  • Updating the database system
  • Working as part of a collaborative & awesome team of events professionals
  • Achieving (and exceeding!) your targets and deadlines


The person:

A successful background in B2B phone based sales or customer service would be helpful for this role, however a recent graduate with excellent communication skills and natural sales ability may be considered.

  • graduate with a great degree looking to grow your sales career in an international & commercial events business
  • You will have excellent verbal and written English communication skills; be comfortable liaising confidently over the phone with senior level executives from major industries
  • Have the 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


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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.