Delegate Relationship Executive - Events

Recruiter
Quest Search
Location
England,Wiltshire,Swindon
Salary
£20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted
06 Feb 2019
Closes
06 Mar 2019
Ref
JO-1902-105899
Contact
Quest Search & Selection
Job Discipline
PR & Media
Experience Level
Executive
Sectors
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Delegate Relationship Executive - Events

Our client is a rapidly expanding Online News publication that has doubled its size in the last 2 years. The business produces many events such as conferences, round-tables and webinars. This company is at an extremely exciting juncture in its history as they are expanding and hence, they need to hire a Delegate Relationship Executive as part of their events team.

The role:

The position is part of the sales and marketing function. With upcoming events you will be involved with the research, development and fulfilment of upcoming events. You will be a good communicator who researches and reaches out to potential attendees/ delegates for summits, breakfasts, dinners and similar types of events. You need to be a team player who is relationship-driven with a true end to end service approach who can fulfil projects and ensure excellent events go seamlessly.

Skills & Responsibilities:

* Drive delegate acquisition and retention on behalf of clients and sponsors
* Approaching and communicating with delegates for future event.
* Good research abilities to identify target audiences.
* Producing great support documentation, brochures and marketing materials.
* Handling marketing campaigns for Round Tables and Webinars.
* Overseeing results through conversion tracking, targeted marketing, e-shots etc.
* Creating custom reports for clients post event and ensuring editorial and PR opportunities are maximized.

Requirements:

* Commercial or relationship experience with considerable communications know how.
* Experience in telesales, relationship management positions.
* Email and social media experience for targeting correct audiences.
* Good familiarity with Linked In and researching industry sectors.
* An entrepreneurial mindset which will be actively encouraged, supported and rewarded.
* A hands-on approach that will succeed in a growing event / media company environment.
* Great database management skills (we use Salesforce CRM) and strong attention to detail and customer care skills.
* Ultimately, be very comfortable getting on the phone and talking to high level people and then following up to ensure attendance.
* Great potential to earn good bonuses/ commissions.

The role is based in Swindon.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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