Delegate Acquisition Sales






GovNet are Britain’s leading public sector events and publishing organisation. We are comprised of several divisions covering events, seminars, expos, training courses and publications.

Role purpose:

We are seeking a creative individual to join our established and growing team located at our Manchester office. You will be working in a fast-moving, challenging and target-driven environment. You will be responsible for acquiring delegation for a range of different events, from conferences for 300 high-level visitors through to forums, training courses and larger exhibitions for 3,000 visitors. You will be working hand in hand with the marketing department in order to achieve pre-determined targets. To achieve this you will be given a sales brief, access to a targeted unprecedented database of clients and leads within the private and public sector.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Aim for excellence, by having a strong drive to meet targets consistently
  •  Achieve weekly KPI’s and manage objection handling where required
  •  Thorough research on prospects and clients to ensure an understanding of their needs and requirements
  • Cold-calling new business prospects
  • Identify new sales opportunities from existing business
  • Writing introduction emails to introduce and explain the full range of Courses/Forums/Conferences/Exhibitions
  • Managing the database to a high degree of accuracy to ensure targeted marketing activity can take place to generate new business.

What we are looking for:

  • You will have worked in a target driven environment with at least 6 month’s B2B experience
  • Strong team player
  • Be resilient and work under a high pressurised environment
  • Be committed, enthusiastic and highly organised
  • Self-motivated and efficient
  • Possess excellent verbal communication skills
  • Be an excellent relationship builder

The closing date for applications is: 31st January 2018



To Apply

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