Sales Executive

Job Type:
Permanent
AED Salary Range:
Any
Salary Description:
£24000 - £27000 per annum + commission
Sector:
Venues
Region:
UK
Location:
London
Posted:
04/08/2017
Recruiter:
ESP Recruitment
Job Ref:
DC/10605

An award-winning venue portfolio seeks a Sales Executive to be responsible for client account development through enquiry handling and proactive sales, working on new business opportunities when required. You will have experience in a client-facing venue sales role, with strong negotiation and administration skills.

Main duties

* Deal professionally on a daily basis with incoming enquires on a daily basis by phone, email or fax.
* Ensure all enquiries and quotes are promptly followed up
* Ensure cross-selling of other venues and services takes place at every opportunity
* Ensure all provisional business is chased
* Sell to the capacities of the meeting rooms to maximise yield and revenue
* Prepare quotes for clients
* Meet clients and carry out show rounds of the venue
* Understand the venue sales targets and work towards sales strategies
* Support the business development team with company research and pro-active sales activities such as mailers and prospecting
* Research potential business target clients
* Explore existing clients to ensure the company has identified all opportunities for revenue generation from each account/client by building and maintaining positive relationships.
* Follow up sales leads, undertaking meetings on/off site, presentations and competitor venue viewings
* Develop an excellent knowledge of the local market and implement a local prospecting plan to develop new business
* Assist with and participate in corporate hospitality and promotional activity where required, both internally and externally

This role will suit a venue sales professional who has been used to a 50/50 split between reactive and proactive sales. A supportive team and training programme is in place to assist you in your role and the sky is the limit with this organisation.

Contact Details:
ESP Recruitment
Tel: 020 7299 2960
Contact: Diane Carters
Email:

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