Events Sales Executive

Recruiter
SmartList
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 May 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Events Sales Manager, London
Title: Events Sales Manager
Location: London preferred, would consider Leeds, Peterborough, Portsmouth, Sheffield
Salary: GBPCompetitive

The i is a major British newspaper based in London with national influence and readership. It is aimed at 'readers and lapsed readers' of all ages and commuters with limited time, and was launched in 2010. Part of JPIMedia and with over 200 local and national news titles including The Scotsman, The Yorkshire Post and The Portsmouth News we are one of the largest local media groups in the UK. We are news. Our goal is to provide essential reading to communities across the uk so they can make informed life and lifestyle decisions

JPIMedia is undergoing major strategic changes as it re positions itself in the marketplace.
We are currently seeking an Events Sales Manager to focus on engaging clients and launching a programme of new events for The i, one of the UK's fastest growing newspaper brands. This position offers the opportunity for an ambitious individual to lead the direction of this new area for the business, set the events agenda for this title and engage with clients from a cross section of industries.

Reporting to the Events Director you will be responsible for generating and growing revenue streams across national accounts. You will be an experienced sales professional, and have a creative and consultative approach to fulfil client objectives as well as thriving on winning new business and hitting targets. Proven success within the events sector is expected, with specific experience of taking new events to market highly desirable.

The successful candidate will have the ability to build relationships. You will work closely with wider editorial and advertising teams in order to generate sales leads where it is appropriate that events are involved in wider business pitches. A good leader you will motivate a direct report to ensure appropriate contribution towards business goals.

You will be self-motivated, have proactive approach and most of all be team player. In return JPIMedia offers holiday buy back scheme, company pension and adopts agile working practices to promote diversity in the workplace.

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