Graduate Sales Executive

£22000.00 to £26000.00 per annum depending on experience + benefits + OTE + bonus
13th June 2020
Start date:
January 2020
Job type:
Graduate job
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Are you a driven candidate looking to start your career in sales and earn excellent commission within the events industry? ? This is your opportunity to work on THE most exciting exhibition within the Food & Drink Industry!

An award-winning B2B Food & Drink Exhibition company are looking for an Exhibition & Sponsorship Sales Executive to become a part of a world-class exhibition that attracts thousands from around the globe. The company prides themselves on being partners with the likes of Coca-Cola, Walkers, URBAN eat, Nestle etc. As an Exhibition & Sponsorship Sales Executive, you will take the lead on driving revenue through exhibition space sales to leading brands within the Food, Drinks & Hospitality industry. This is the ideal role for an outstanding individual who is hungry to learn and develop to join a collaborative organisation, with fantastic progression and personal development opportunities available.

The team is driven, modern, collaborative and they offer a positive office environment with many benefits outside of the office!

The Role

  • As a Sales Executive, you will generate revenue via selling exhibition space and sponsorship for a first-class portfolio, and the fastest growing in its industry to new and previous exhibitors
  • Proactively acquiring new business through market research & work closely with the sales team and international agents across the wider business to collaborate and grow the portfolios
  • Attend industry networking events and competitors' events for analysis and feedback
  • Develop a sales plan, strategy and pipeline for each event to ensure maximum revenue return
  • Achieve monthly and individual sales targets for the shows

The Candidate

  • Demonstrate initiative to understand the industry and new trends and develop long-lasting partnerships
  • Excellent verbal communication will allow you to build rapport with the delegates
  • A positive and resilient attitude will keep you performing to the highest level
  • A good work ethic will aid you to exceed targets and earn good commission

If you're looking to take the first step in your sales career, join a company with a fantastic culture with a truly supportive environment, hit apply today!

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Aspire, formerly The Graduate Recruitment Company, were established in 1993 and are the UK’s leading recruiter of graduates, specialising in the media and marketing communications industry.

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