Account Development Executive/Manager/Director
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 basic + potential earnings of £50,000 - £70,000 in the first year
Location: Crawley / Gatwick
Skills: Diligent, self-motivated, exceptional communication abilities, adaptable, eager to learn
We're actively searching for skilled sales professionals to join our dynamic team in Crawley. This opportunity arises from our projected growth plans.
We specialize in organizing B2B conferences across various industries, including Global500 and the Public Sector. Our forums span two days in exclusive settings, often upscale country hotels. Clients play an integral role in shaping the topics and themes, dictating the type of solutions they seek. We delve into their investment criteria and future procurement strategies, fostering networking and sharing of best practices.
Our organization operates as a privately-owned SME with a turnover of around £5 million. We thrive on an entrepreneurial spirit and rapid growth models, offering ample opportunities for talented individuals. Situated in trendy Crawley town center, our workspace buzzes with youthful energy.
The role involves a blend of office tasks and frequent trips to top-notch country venues across the UK.
Participate in briefing meetings with our Production team to grasp event specifics
Identify relevant companies offering event-tied products or solutions through comprehensive web research, updating our CRM with pertinent organizations
Pinpoint senior decision-makers within these companies as potential targets
Conduct outreach programs to potential vendors, elucidating our business model and its benefits
Guide clients through our sales process, matching them with the most suitable package and closing sales successfully
Cultivate and maintain enduring, mutually beneficial relationships with key clients
Prior sales experience, preferably in B2B and within a telephone-based sales role
Proven ability to engage effectively with senior decision-makers
Tenacious approach, adept at confidently handling objections
Driven by success and motivated by financial incentives
On-site gym access
Well-stocked kitchen with complimentary food and beverages
Monthly dining experiences at restaurants
Annual summer party vacation
Two weeks off during the Christmas holidays
Fast-track promotion opportunities and competitive remuneration
Workplace health and wellbeing initiatives
Recently refurbished, modern office space in the vibrant town center
Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.