Graduate Events Sales Executive

Graduate Events Sales Executive

Graduate Events Sales Executive – B2B Conferences & Events

Great international career progression

Based in City, London

Basic salary up to £23K + Uncapped Commission, Year 1 OTE £30K + Benefits


We are looking for an ambitious & professional Graduate who is looking to step into the world of events as a Graduate Sales Executive for a Global Media & Events company.


You will be joining a supportive and enthusiastic team of delegate sales professionals within an international events & media business. The main focus of your role will be to identify & develop business relationships with senior professionals in blue chip organisations, to promote & sell tickets to attend high profile, large scale business events. These B2B events cover a range of business topics in markets such as; energy, finance, HR, Tech, Telco etc….


This role would suit a confident, bright and professional graduate with excellent communication skills and a passion to develop a sales career in the events industry.

The role

The Events Sales Executive position is fast paced and offers lots of day to day variation. You will learn about the different B2B events our client produces you will liaise with senior level business professionals over the phone.


  • Identify, contact and secure paying delegates to attend large scale UK, European or international conferences & exhibitions
  • Research and understand the industry sectors you are covering
  • Sell the features & benefits of each event to senior professional business delegates over the phone
  • Continually build your network and generate new leads
  • Cross sell other company events
  • Update and maximise the database
  • Work as part of a collaborative team of events professionals
  • Achieve (and exceeding) your targets and work within agreed deadlines.
  • This position requires self motivation, a passion to achieve and determination to make things happen.


The person:

  • This Graduate Event Sales Executive position would suit a recent graduate looking to kick start their career in commercial events.
  • 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
  • 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

Please contact / 0203 488 2620 at Jackson Barnes Recruitment for more information on this Delegate Sales Executive Job 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.