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Senior Exhibition Sales & Sponsorship Executive

Penton Exhibitions Ltd is one of Ireland’s leading exhibition company’s with a proven track record of success over the last 23 years. See www.pentongroup.com

The company’s strong brand focus is across numerous sectors including weddings, fashion, hospitality, tourism, food & drink, B2B etc covering print, online, digital, social media, exhibitions, conferences and awards.

Due to a period of award winning growth and a new launch for 2017 we now wish to appoint a Senior Exhibition Sales & Sponsorship Executive.

This is a high level appointment joining an existing dynamic team selling stand space and sponsorship on The Wedding Journal Shows.

The successful candidate will be a top level sales professional with a proven track record of success in a direct sales environment. A real self-starter with loads of enthusiasm, drive and tenacity.

Location – Belfast

Sales territory – Northern Ireland & the Republic of Ireland

Reporting to – Sales & Marketing Director

Purpose of job – Generating revenue from selling exhibition space and sponsorship, plus associated advertising platforms

Key Responsibilities –

  • To ensure personal sales targets are achieved
  • To identify new business opportunities
  • To prepare professional prospects and sell directly by telephone and field sales
  • To contribute to the profitable development of the business
  • To achieve weekly KPIs

Candidate Profile –

  • Customer focused with a minimum of 3 year’s experience in a media or direct selling role
  • Proven track record of achieving targets in a competitive environment
  • Target driven, highly motivated and results orientated
  • Good reporting skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • The ability to nurture relationships with existing clients, plus cold call and develop new business are all essential

Other –

  • Be prepared to work outside 9am-5pm as and when required
  • Be prepared to travel throughout Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland and attend relevant functions as and when required

Salary £37k OTE + car + benefits and excellent career prospects

Please send CV and full career details to wynn.penton@pentonpublications.co.uk