WHO WE ARE:
CloserStill Media run over 80 market leading business exhibitions in the learning, healthcare, technology, and veterinary sectors, with events in the UK, Europe, USA and Asia.
Our portfolio includes some of the fastest growing, and often award-winning events including the London Vet Show, Cloud Expo Europe, Data Centre World, The Pharmacy Show, Learning Technologies, DevLearn and The Dentistry Show.
We are the envy of the events sector with over 60 major industry awards including The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to work for three years in a row in 2018, 2019 and 2020!
We have exciting growth plans over the next two to three years and are looking for ambitious and motivated people to join our award-winning teams.
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
CloserStill Media are looking for a Commercial sales Manager looking to take the next step in their career to support us in the exciting developments and opportunities of our award-winning Dentistry Events.
If you are the type of person who likes working in a fast-paced environment where there is an opportunity to grow, this would be an excellent position for you.
· Generate new and lapsed business and account management.
· Manage and deliver daily personal sales performance.
· Assist the Event Director in ensuring sales strategies are created and followed.
· Work with the Event Director to ensure the financial success of the event by following best practice to hit and exceed show targets (e.g. overall numbers of exhibitors, exhibitor mix, stand sales, sponsorship inventory, yield and sponsorship revenues)
· Work in partnership with the Event Director, Operations, Marketing and the show team to ensure the smooth running of the event.
• Extensive Sales Experience: You have a proven track record of success in sales, with several years of experience in commercial sales roles.
• Customer Relationship Expert: You excel at prospecting and cultivating meaningful relationships with customers. Your understanding of their needs and ability to tailor solutions to meet those needs is unmatched.
• Resilient Sales Professional: You thrive in a challenging sales environment and are known for your resilience in the face of rejection.
• Highly Motivated and Ambitious: You are driven by a strong sense of ambition and have a can-do attitude that fuels your motivation to excel in your sales endeavours.
• Exceptional Organisation Skills: You are a well-organised individual who can manage multiple tasks and priorities efficiently. Your attention to detail ensures that nothing falls through the cracks, and you can handle complex sales processes with ease.
• Thrive in a Fast-Paced Environment: You are at your best in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where quick decision-making and adaptability are essential. You can navigate and succeed in high-pressure situations.
• Industry Expertise: While not essential, it would be advantageous if you have a background in tele-sales, media sales, or exhibitions.
In summary, the perfect candidate for this Commercial Sales role is a seasoned sales professional with a strong track record of achieving and exceeding sales targets. They possess exceptional relationship-building skills, resilience, motivation, and organisational prowess. They thrive in a fast-paced environment and ideally have prior experience in related industries, making them well-suited to contribute to the success of our exhibition.
CloserStill Media reserves the right to request a DBS or credit check should the role require it.
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION:
CloserStill Media embrace diversity in all its forms and are committed to continuing to develop a diverse and inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and innovation.
We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment based on merit without attention to age, ethnicity, religion or beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status or disability status.