Business Development Executive - Events

Posted 20 October 2023
Salary£25000 - £30000 per annum
LocationWest Midlands
Job type Contract
DisciplineExhibition Recruitment AgencyEvent Recruitment Agency
Contact NameCassie Capener-Warren

Job description

Hybrid Working -12 MONTH CONTRACT - up to £30,000 + COMMISSION (OTE up to £40,000)
This is your opportunity to join a well-established and exciting events design and build agency who deliver exciting projects for clients across Europe!
Well established in the industry, this family run company are recognised for delivering high quality and award-winning work for huge brands and household names.  Their projects range from bespoke exhibition stands to event spaces and conference rooms for an impressive client list that stretches across Europe. With an experienced and creative in-house design team they are able to offer innovative solutions to their clients which are delivered by their knowledgeable project management team.
As a family run business, they provide a supportive and collaborative culture in an informal environment offering hybrid working and a chance to join a welcoming and sociable team.
Now on the lookout for a Business Development Executive to join the team on an initial 12-month contract, you will support the wider team with incoming enquiries and key relationship building. Responsibilities will include:
  • Managing incoming enquiries
  • Taking detailed briefs from clients to relay to internal teams
  • Providing bespoke quotations
  • Liaising with suppliers and obtaining costs on materials
  • Identifying client needs and offering solutions
  • Building and managing relationships with key accounts and new clients
  • Working closely with internal departments
  • Attending industry events – networking and floor walking
  • Identifying new business opportunities
  • Able to work at a fast pace with accuracy and precision
  • Clear and concise communication skills
The ideal candidate will be a people person, confident communicator and have the ability to build rapport with existing and new clients. Knowledge of exhibition stand design and build is not essential however a keen interest in the events/exhibition sector would be desirable.
You will have previous experience in managing high numbers of incoming enquiries as well as the drive to increase revenue opportunities where possible.
In return you will have the opportunity to join a fantastic company where you will be supported in your development. The role offers hybrid working from their offices in Birmingham and a lucrative commission structure.
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 to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.