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Event Sales Jobs

Event Sales Jobs

Welcome to LIVE Recruitment. We’re a specialist recruitment agency that works across the event sector; finding sales talent for boutique production companies, global event agencies, AV businesses, large scale venues and corporate clients.

We recruit event sales jobs at every level within the events industry, all across the UK.

Some of the event sales roles we regularly recruit include:

- Business Development Directors
- Business Development Managers
- Business Development Executives
- Delegate / Exhibitor Sales managers
- Sponsorship Sales Managers
- Sales Co-ordinators

Below are just some of the latest event sales jobs we are currently recruiting, although new roles become available daily.

To keep up to date on all of the latest jobs please register your details here.


Jobs in this sector

  • VENUE SALES & TEAM MANAGER - LONDON VENUE

    Posted 2 days ago

    MM16962

    A unique and exciting opportunity for a Venue Sales & Team Manager to join this leading association within their prestigious venues!

    THE COMPANY

    Based in Central London this leading association has a solid and well founded history. Having its own prestigious venues with a vast array of versatile spaces they host a range of events from conferences and meetings through to product launches and networking events.

    Offering a consultative service they strive for high standards and excellence at all times for every client. Priding themselves on having a unique and diverse venues and catering for a broad client base there has never been a better time to join this leading company!

    THE ROLE

    Due to continued growth and a rapidly expanding events calendar there is a now a need for a Venue Sales & Team Manager to come on board and drive the venues reactive sales department.

    This is a broad role that includes:
    * Selling the service and facilities of the venues
    * Maximising enquiry conversion rates and developing further business
    * Proactively managing a reactive sales team of 5
    * Overseeing daily feedback meetings
    * Chairing monthly sales meetings
    * Responding to incoming venue enquires in a timely manner
    * Arranging and conducting site visits for all new clients
    * Discussing catering, AV and additional services with prospective clients
    * Supporting all members of the proactive and reactive sales where necessary

    THE PERSON

    To be considered for this position candidates must have previous experience of venue sales and team management. Experience of London venues would be beneficial as would experience of dealing with incoming enquires and converting these.

    In return they offer a whole host of fantastic company benefits, personal development & management training, a close knit team and fantastic offices!

    Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.

    Job Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    London, England
    Salary:
    Negotiable
    Job Ref:
    16962/001_1560523077
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  • TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER

    Posted 4 days ago

    TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER
    LONDON
    £EXCELLENT

    CN16804

    Great opportunity to use your technical skills within this independent AV supplier!

    THE COMPANY

    Our client is an independent lighting, video and rigging hire company! Established for over 25 years they take pride in their ever growing equipment catalogue and services delivered to clients.

    THE ROLE

    Due to their ongoing success, they are now looking for an experienced Project Manager to join their team and manage a number of events dealing with a range of high-profile clients.

    The day to day job will be attracting and building customer relationships in collaboration with the Managing Director and proactively seeking new opportunities. As well as ensuring seamless project delivery, from quotation to debrief, and attracting and building customer relationships.

    Key responsibilities will include:

    * Proactively seek opportunities to expand existing and new client relationships as a primary relationship manager
    * Preparing client quotations and proposals
    * Brief taking and client liaison
    * Conducting client visits as necessary and appropriate
    * Responding to all customer enquires giving expert advice
    * Interpreting and creating lighting, video and rigging plots
    * Maintaining an accurate and up to date record of all client communications
    * Negotiate hires and purchased with suppliers
    * Budget Management
    * Post-event reconciliation

    THE CANDIDATE

    We're looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated individual who is able to deliver under pressure. A technical knowledge of entertainment lighting and/or video is a must - the day to day job has a strong sales focus and will be building new business and ensuring seamless project delivery, from quotation to debrief.

    In return this agency is giving you the opportunity to take your career to the next level, working with some of the best in the business and work on a range of events - this is an opportunity not to be missed!

    Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.

    If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.

    Job Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    London, England
    Salary:
    Negotiable
    Job Ref:
    16804/006_1560398406
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  • BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR - EVENT STRUCTURES

    Posted 5 days ago

    BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
    CAMBRIDGESHIRE
    £Competitive + Benefits

    LKS16858

    We are looking for a Business Development Director to join the team of a well-established event organisation - this is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a dynamic business!

    THE AGENCY

    Our client is a leading international event solutions company who deliver a diverse portfolio of projects across the world! Working with a broad variety of clients they service some of the most prestigious sporting, commercial and cultural occasions on the global event calendar. They specialise in delivering temporary event environments, large scale event project management and varied event equipment solutions. As they have in-house divisions including structures, event solutions and catering they are able to offer bespoke and innovative services tailored specifically to their client's needs!

    They are now looking to grow their sales division with a Business Development Director who will be responsible for driving sales across the business.

    THE ROLE

    As Business Development Director you will be responsible for identifying and developing new business opportunities to increase company revenue and expand presence within the market.

    Key responsibilities for this role include;

    *Taking the lead on new business development
    *Participating in the strategic development and direction of the business
    *Developing a sales pipeline of opportunities
    *Building and developing relationships with clients
    *Preparing proposals and delivering presentation/pitches
    *Working collaboratively with internal departments
    *Preparing performance and financial reports
    *Understanding the businesses unique selling propositions
    *Tracking new markets and emerging trends across the sector
    *Networking across the industry including trade show attendance and meetings

    THE CANDIDATE


    To be considered for this position we are looking for candidates who have a proven background in seeking out and winning business within an event supply company. Experience and knowledge of the temporary structures market within the outdoor event sector is essential for this role. Candidates need to have experience of creating RFP responses and proposals. Strengths in developing relationships and identifying opportunities, as well as pitching for business are key for this particular role.

    Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting. Alternatively, if you know someone who would be perfect for this position why not take advantage of our £250 referral scheme.

    Job Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    Cambridgeshire, England
    Salary:
    Negotiable
    Job Ref:
    16858/002_1560267948
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  • DEPUTY HEAD OF SALES - PRESTIGIOUS VENUE

    Posted 6 days ago

    MM16805

    Your chance to join an iconic London venue in a senior position, driving forward the sales function and making a real impact in the business!

    THE COMPANY

    This iconic London based venue is the go to for a variety of large scale events including conferences, awards, exhibitions and consumer shows and continues to be one of the most sought-after creative event spaces in Europe. The multi-purpose venue offers a versatile backdrop for a wide range of business and works with a broad range of impressive clients.

    THE ROLE

    With a number of exciting developments currently taking place and an ever expanding event calendar, there is now the opportunity for an experienced Deputy Head of Sales to take responsibility for driving the sales function forward alongside the Head of Sales.

    This is a broad role that includes:

    * Deputising for the Head of Sales when absent, including leading weekly sales meetings, supporting sales teams with negotiation and closing opportunities
    * Ensuring best practice and commercial opportunities are being met
    * Supporting with process management and implementation
    * Developing the sales strategy in line with business objectives
    * Proactively targeting new clients and business
    * Leading in sales pitches and presentations to win new business
    * Account management and relationship building to grow account organically
    * Creating and sending proposals

    THE CANDIDATE

    The ideal candidate will have previous experience in large scale venue sales or alternatively relevant event industry sales experience. This role would be perfect for an existing Head of, Deputy Head or Senior Sales Manager within a venue who has experience proactively seeking and converting new business, managing a sales team and achieving large sales targets.

    In return they offer a whole host of excellent employee benefits, including an impressive commission package, retail discounts and free event tickets, as well as the chance to be a pivotal part of an internationally recognised venue hosting some of the country's biggest events!

    Don't miss this great opportunity - click below to apply!

    Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) in events, exhibitions and experiential. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.

    Job Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    London, England
    Salary:
    Negotiable
    Job Ref:
    16805/004_1560171575
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  • ACCOUNT MANAGER - ICONIC VENUE

    Posted 6 days ago

    MM16995

    Are you looking for a pivotal position with a widely recognised London venue? Keen to drive forward the account management function and make a real impact in the business?

    THE COMPANY

    This iconic London based venue holds a variety of large scale events including glitzy award ceremonies, immersive product launches, live concerts and film premieres for a mix of impressive corporate clients and the public. This multi-purpose venue offers a versatile backdrop for a wide range of business and prides itself on its fantastic team!

    THE ROLE

    With a number of exciting developments currently taking place and an ever expanding event calendar, there is now the opportunity for an experienced Account Manager to take responsibility for client relationship management and ensuring a wealth of repeat business.

    This is a broad role that includes:

    • Management of repeat client accounts
    • Developing and maintaining long-term relationships with clients
    • Identifying opportunities to grow business with existing clients
    • Building a repeat business pipeline
    • Championing the client at all levels internally
    • Ensuring you are aware of competitive activities within accounts
    • Representing the venue at conferences, networking events and trade fairs
    • Attending meetings and site visits with potential clients to maximise opportunities

    THE CANDIDATE

    The ideal candidate will have previous sales experience gained from working in a large scale venue or alternatively relevant event industry sales experience. This role would be perfect for an existing Account Manager who has experience in successfully growing accounts and actively developing these.
    In return they offer a whole host of excellent employee benefits, including an impressive commission package and free event tickets, as well as the chance to be a pivotal part of a widely recognised venue hosting some of the country's biggest events!

    Don't miss this great opportunity - click below to apply!

    Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) in events, exhibitions and experiential. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.

    Job Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    London, England
    Salary:
    Negotiable
    Job Ref:
    16955/001_1560161633
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  • EVENT SALES EXECUTIVE - VENUE

    Posted 9 days ago

    MM16892

    A unique and exciting opportunity for an Event Sales Executive to join an iconic, unique and well-known venue in London selling multifunctional event space.

    THE VENUE

    Based in West London, this unique and unusual venue has a venue hire capacity ranging from 400 - 1500 with two levels of multi-functional space. They have organised and hosted a range of events from conferences, dinners, receptions, parties and launch events for private and corporate clients.

    Offering a consultative service they strive for high standards and excellence at all times for every client. They pride themselves on having a fantastic venue and an experienced events team flexible enough to carter for all types of events.

    THE ROLE

    This interesting venue is now looking for an Event Sales Executive to join their team and play a key role in converting enquiries into events through developing relationships with a range of clients. You will be a central point of contact for all clients and enquires into the venue as well as supporting the events team.

    As the Event Sales Executive, you will be responsible for;

    • Following up all inbound enquiries via email, telephone and the website
    • Proactively identify new sales leads
    • Researching organisations and potential new markets
    • Conducting site visits
    • Liaising direct with the client at all times
    • Putting event proposals together
    • Briefing the event team on the proposed event
    • Working with external suppliers
    • Being on-site at events to greet the client
    • Taking post-event feedback

    THE CANDIDATE

    To be considered for the Event Sales Executive role you must come with similar experience within a venue or hotel. You will have a proven track record of consistently achieving targets. Candidates who have worked within an event supplier converting enquiries will also be considered.

    Most importantly you must have great planning and communications skills and have the confidence and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

    Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.

    Job Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    London, England
    Salary:
    Negotiable
    Job Ref:
    16892/001_1559921168
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  • CLIENT ENGAGEMENT - INCENTIVE TRAVEL - AGENCY

    Posted 11 days ago

    CLIENT ENGAGEMENT - INCENTIVE TRAVEL - AGENCY
    LONDON
    £COMPETITIVE + EXCELLENT BONUS

    PART TIME / CONTRACT ROLE

    SP16942

    We are looking for a Business Development Executive / Client Engagement Manager to join an award-winning events and communications agency based in London.

    THE AGENCY

    As a well-established creative event and production agency, they have built an outstanding industry reputation and have a portfolio of long-standing and exciting blue-chip clients!

    They deliver a broad spectrum of events including award shows, conferences, product launches, brand & sponsorship activations, experiential and roadshows for clients across the technology, telecoms, financial, retail and government sectors! This agency manages the full production of the event from start to finish including production, creative, video and content!

    As a creatively-led and innovative agency they push all boundaries and offers a great working environment, buzzing office with amazing team spirit !

    THE ROLE

    As part of their on-going success there is now the opportunity for a Business Development Executive / Client Engagement Manager to join their close knit team. The role will be hands-on in terms of actively looking to develop new opportunities with new clients for the incentives team. The successful candidate will act as the link between new Clients and the Head of Incentive Travel, focusing on new business from pipeline and lead generation to enquiry.

    Working closely with senior management and the wider agency your key responsibilities will include;

    * Proactively generating new business leads
    * Monitoring media and trade press for potential opportunities
    * Attending industry networking events to meet new contacts
    * Arranging client meetings, building lasting relationships
    * Helping to write winning proposals and pitching for projects
    * Preparing credentials presentations
    * Contributing to planning of agency wide marketing campaigns

    THE CANDIDATE

    The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in developing and winning new business and will have an in-depth understanding of the event industry, especially Incentive Travel! You'll be excited to bring your own ideas to this process, be encouraged to work in your own way and be given plenty of opportunities to grow and develop with the agency.

    In return this agency offers flexible working hours negotiable and a fruitful bonus scheme based on profit generated from new business. They have a very open and friendly working environment. It is not a "suits-type" environment and there is a positivity and togetherness that permeates through the team and leadership structure.

    Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across experiential, creative and events. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.

    Job Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    London, England
    Salary:
    Negotiable
    Job Ref:
    16942/001_1559733515
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  • BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - GLOBAL EVENT AGENCY

    Posted 25 days ago

    BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - GLOBAL EVENT AGENCY
    LONDON
    £EXCELLENT + BENEFITS

    SP16860

    Use your event sales experience in this award-winning agency global agency!

    THE COMPANY

    Our client is a well-established, award-winning global brand experience agency.

    With dedicated creative, design, event logistics, technical and production teams they deliver conferences, product launches and experiential projects worldwide.

    Working closely with each client they first develop a killer creative idea and develop it into an exciting, engaging and cutting edge event!

    THE ROLE

    Due to an increase in business both from existing accounts and additional wins they are now looking for an ambitious, passionate and proactive individual to come on board and help drive the business forward, maximising opportunities.

    Responsibilities include:

    Actively developing business from new clients to maximise revenue
    Managing and developing relationships to encourage spend across all areas of the business
    Researching and contacting new prospect businesses
    Lead generation and identifying new target sectors
    Booking and attending client meetings with prospects
    Taking briefs and creating proposals
    Working closely with internal teams
    Leading the pitch process, presenting credentials and ultimately securing new clients
    Liaising with suppliers and managing SLA's
    Gaining a deep understanding of client's needs through networking at events and trade shows
    Onsite attendance for events where required

    THE CANDIDATE

    The ideal candidate will currently be working for an agency and have a strong sales background with proven experience of selling event services to corporate clients. Candidates must be experienced in managing and growing accounts and associated revenue, with excellent commercial awareness.

    Strong client facing skills are key as is the ambition and hunger to develop new business. A background of event delivery would be beneficial and candidates must be confident at presenting to a senior level.

    This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Business Development Manager to join a highly regarded agency where results are recognised and rewarded.

    Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across experiential, creative and events. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.

    Job Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    London, England
    Salary:
    Negotiable
    Job Ref:
    16860/002_1558602202
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