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Sales Executive - French

LOCATION: London, England, UK

TYPE: Permanent 

DATE POSTED: 18 March 2021

RESPONSIBILITES

  • Sell exhibition stands and sponsorships and ensure personal sales targets are met
  • Work with the Event Director and Show Manager to deliver the campaign strategy and ensure sales and show targets are met and exceeded e.g., overall numbers of exhibitors, exhibitor mix, stand sales, sponsorship inventory, yield and sponsorship revenues
  • Deliver on personal sales targets across events
  • Proactively deliver the show strategy across new and existing business
  • Visit and canvas at competitor and industry events and develop a systematic understanding of and monitoring of competitors
  • Negotiate agreement terms and effectively close sales
  • Create detailed written proposals and send them to the client in a timely manner
  • Identify key new business clients and sales targets within their prospect universe
  • Get close to the market, understand its trends and develop your sales pitch accordingly
  • Foster positive and professional relationships with your existing and prospect clients, associations, sleepers and where appropriate, contractors, media and commercial partners

PERSON SPECIFICATION – SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Fluent in French and English – written and verbal
  • Experience within a similar role
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding customer service skills and interpersonal sills
  • Strong stakeholder management 
  • Experience working within fast paced environments
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to multitask
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills 
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Able to work independently and as part of a wider team
  • Proactive and able to utilise initiative
  • A high degree of self-motivation and not easily deterred 
  • Experience effectively managing internal stakeholders and external customers
  • Strong IT skills and systems management (e.g. CRM systems, MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel)

If you would like to join our award winning team, please submit your application by sending your CV and a covering letter evidencing your ability to meet the criteria outlined in the advert to jobs@closerstillmedia.com.

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