Event Sales Manager

Posted 10 June 2024
Salary£28k - 35k per year + commission!
Job type Permanent
DisciplineExhibition Recruitment AgencyEvent Recruitment Agency
Contact NameMegan Mitchell

Job description

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a rapidly growing events company across a range of leading international exhibitions!


This leading international B2B exhibition and conference organiser are specialists in high tech, high growth industries. Founded in 2017, they successfully launched a range of brand-new exhibition events covering diverse industries including battery technology, renewable energy, electric vehicles and advanced materials. Their aim is to connect buyers and suppliers whilst continuing to be an essential meeting place for business leaders and innovators from around the world.


They are now looking for talented salespeople to join the team to help sell exhibition space, digital and sponsorship for a range of international events. Reporting into the Event Director as Event Sales Manager you will be responsible for driving targeted sales campaigns, calling senior decision makers around the world and building market leading events.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Building and managing a constantly developing list of relevant leads of potential exhibiting companies.
  • Managing and updating company CRM system (Salesforce).
  • Introducing and pitching the exhibition to senior decision makers from SME's to global corporations through cold calling, LinkedIn and email marketing to set both online and in person meetings.
  • Objection Handling.
  • Managing potential exhibitors through the sales funnel.
  • Face-to-face sales with domestic and international travel to third party events.



The ideal candidate will be entrepreneurial, driven with at least 1 years' experience across B2B sales. The role will suit someone with experience in a telephone based sales position who has the drive to progress their sales career within a thriving company.

Joining the company at a pivotal time in their growth, with excellent progression, attractive sales and commission structure - this is not an opportunity 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.

Vacancy Ref: MM12342

As a specialist events recruitment agency we help our clients build the most talented and diverse teams in the UK. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, embracing diversity across all intersecting dimensions, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, well-being, abilities, and neurodiversity. We are dedicated to ensuring a supportive and accessible recruitment process. If you require any adjustments or accommodations for any reason, please do not hesitate to let us know.