Our client is a market leading event organiser, specialising in events and exhibitions across multiple industries including learning, spanning territories including the UK, Europe, USA and Asia. Their portfolio includes some of the fastest growing shows and have won over 50 industry awards and been voted a ‘The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies’ to work for three years.
Due to continued expansion, and rapid growth plans over the next 2/3 years, they now seek to recruit an ambitious and motivated Show Manager to join a growing team, selling event space and sponsorship on one of their most successful boutique offerings with 2 shows per year. The show is incredibly successful, has won awards, and is seen as the show to be at in their niche sector.
The role is a split of account management and rebooking, managing and converting inbound leads, and searching for new business opportunities. As an estimate probably 50% existing, 20% leads. 30% new business. The position is a hybrid set up, 3 days at home and 2 days at their Nuneaton office.
In this role you will proactively develop strategy, identify new business leads and undertake the recruitment of new accounts. You will be responsible for developing a campaign strategy with the Event Director that meets and exceeds targets, including overall numbers of exhibitors, exhibitor mix, stand sales, sponsorship inventory, yield and sponsorship revenues. In addition, you will ensure the sales plan is being delivered on target and within budget, whilst supporting the sales team.
Due to their location this position would suit candidates from Birmingham, Solihull, Leicester, Northampton, Coventry, Banbury, Worcester and Tamworth. If this sounds of interest and you’re happy working in Nuneaton 3 days a please do send us your latest CV and we can arrange a confidential conversation.
Zero Surplus is East Anglia’s premier event sales recruitment agency, based just outside Cambridge our event sales recruiters source staff for small and international B2B & B2C businesses across Cambridgeshire and the East of England.
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