RELX Group Sales Executive - Event Sales, ISC in Norwalk, Connecticut

Sales Executive - Event Sales, ISC

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Location: Norwalk, Connecticut, United States

The Sales Executive will provide Sales Manager or Sales Director with forecasts against the sales strategy and budget.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop individual selling strategy designed to generate sales to ensure attainment of 100% of sales target for assigned shows/products

  • Achieve productivity standards and adhere to all selling process practices and standards (including inputting accurate and complete data into CRM)

  • Proactively monitor industry trends, competitive environment, climate, players, distribution and issues to make recommendations regarding sales strategy of specific events

  • Sell at competitive shows and prepare competitive show analysis/reports in an accurate and timely manner, including recommended actions necessary to increase sales from these leads

  • Manage and broaden Exhibitor Prospect Lists and generate targeted lists that increase the probability of sales

  • Utilize internal tracking systems efficiently and effectively

  • Identify appropriate Industry and Product Category for each Company

  • Forecast revenue projections accurately

  • Oversee the attainment of signed contracts and payments in full for all space reservations

  • Manage any floor plans changes in conjunction with operations, as necessary

  • Perform additional duties as required to ensure a successful show

  • Travel as required, approximately 30%

  • Two or more years prior sales experience required; Sales experience in the specified industry preferred.

  • College degree preferred; equivalent business training or experience suffices

  • Knowledge of specified Industry or general trade show industry preferred

  • Knowledge of sales, particularly telephone sales techniques

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Basic knowledge of Windows Operating System preferred

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