New Business Sales and Events Consultant

Sevenoaks, Kent, England
£20k - 27k per year + bonus
Job type
Business Travel, M.I.C.E & BD/Sales
Job Id
Posted on
26 Feb 2018

About the Role:

The principle objective of this role is to pursue, prospect, develop and close on new business and client leads building a portfolio and working on the planning and delivery of an overall client acquisition strategy for the company. A strong interest and knowledge of sports and entertainment is required as well as a commercial astuteness, motivation, creativity, flexibility and desire to be a part of a start-up business.

As a New Business Sales and Events Consultant you will undertake an array of tasks & responsibilities:

* Work in consultation with the MD in the development of the sales, product and client acquisition strategy for the business

* Instigate and conduct client meetings, create and manage sales initiatives to generate qualified new leads and referrals from existing clients and negotiate closure of sales

* Be responsible for the creation of individual client proposals, presentations, leading on client -facing pitches

* Serve as the lead point of contact for all inbound product related enquiries

* Regularly attend networking and product events

* Assume responsibility for the entirety of client journey from the initial enquiry through to post-event follow-up

* Research and identify potential new product and partnership opportunities worldwide

* Negotiating rates with service providers

* Assume ownership of sales support materials and other marketing collateral directed at both existing and prospective clients

New Business Sales and Events Consultant Skill attributes:

An excellent and effective knowledge of sports and entertainment events worldwide

Ability to effectively troubleshoot in a timely manner

Excellent attention to detail and customer service skills

Proficient in all Microsoft Office products

A pro-active and flexible can-do attitude (this is a start-up company)

Willingness to continually develop product knowledge and eagerness to learn

Preferably have previous experience in the travel, hospitality or football/sport business or to have experience in a sales and service environment.

To apply for this New Business Sales and Events Consultant Job, please contact Elena Ktori .

Due to the number of applications - ONLY successful applicants will be contacted.

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