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Business Development Director – Events/MICE

HARP wallen  •  GBP 40,000 - 60,000 Annually
Work location: London, UK
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Industry : Recruitment
Sector : Travel Recruitment
Department : Sales
Employment Type : Full-Time
Work Sponsorship : Local contract only
Experience : 5 to 10 Years
Vacancies : 1
Job Status : Active
Job Description

This role will take responsibility for the sales strategy for the ex UK MICE/groups market for this international destination. The role requires a self-starter to manage all aspects of the sales and account management process and planning, to achieve and exceed annual targets. Key responsibilities include the prospecting of new business, regular client sales calls, coordinating the logistics for events and exhibitions (IMEX, IBTM, The Meetings Show, M&IT Awards etc), destination partner liaison, FAM trips and management of the bespoke crm system. Reporting both to the UK MD and the client directly, you will provide regular updates and monthly reports and analysis. You will be part of a vibrant and lively team, spending around 2 days a week in the office.

 

 

  • Strong communications skills and ability to form positive relationships internally and externally

Knowledge of the MICE and events market an advantage

  • Excellent sales and commercial skills with a track record of delivering strong sales revenues
  • Computer literate and good understanding of technology in the workplace
  • Able to self-manage projects
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Hardworking, team orientated with a sense of fun
  • Good network of industry contacts
  • Big picture vision

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About The Company


HARP wallen

United Kingdom   Recruitment
Travel Recruitment

Overview

We specialise in executive recruitment for the travel, tourism, hospitality, luxury retail & lifestyle sectors – throughout the world, thanks to our new APAC office in Hong Kong. We know the players and companies and invest time getting to know candidates and clients in equal measure. This ensures a swift, cost-effective and perfect placement whether it’s permanent or interim, local or abroad

Benefits & Perks:
Competitive salaries

Jobs available: 6

GBP 32,000 - 34,000 Annually + Commission

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