Event Sales Consultant

Permanent employee, Full-time · East Grinstead

Your mission
Faversham House are looking for an experienced B2B Event Sales Consultant to join the Utility Week team. You will be working directly with your Sales Director to deliver an established series of conferences for the UK utilities sector. This is a new role to expand our sales bandwidth within the utilities sales team. The successful candidate will initially have responsibility for selling exhibition stand space and entry level value sponsorship packages into the Utility Week conferences with a view to progressing onto higher value SPEX and big-ticket sales and taking on a multi-platform sales approach across the portfolio. 
  • Full time: 35 hours Monday to Friday, Hybrid working  
  • Office: East Grinstead – walking distance to the station, onsite parking   
  • Benefits: Holiday, Health and Wellbeing scheme, EAP, Flexible Working Policy, Company events, Cyce2work schemes. Electric Car Scheme, Company pension, and Private Medical Insurance (After qualifying period)  
Your profile
  • A self-starter with a thirst for winning new business and who enjoys getting fully immersed in their market to drive the growth of the conference portfolio.   
  • A minimum of 2 years B2B sales experience, a proven track record of new business development in a B2B environment and a sound understanding of sales processes. 
  • Exhibition or conference experience would be desirable although candidates from other B2B sales backgrounds, such as media sales, will be considered.  
  • There is no requirement for specific degrees or higher education qualifications, however, candidates must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.  
Why us?
Faversham House is a multi-award winning, progressive, and independent media company with 50+ staff based in East Grinstead, West Sussex. Our modern head office is located less than an hour from London, reflecting a buzzing, growing and dynamic business against the backdrop of inspiring surroundings. The offices have undergone a major refurbishment to reflect a modern working environment focussed on collaboration and able to cope with hybrid working. What’s more, we have one of the most collaborative working environments within the industry.  
We have a hybrid working model including both home and office working, dependent on team requirements, job role and responsibilities. Our product offering includes digital and in person paid and free conferences, awards, exhibitions and bespoke digital and in person events in addition to our digital publishing activities. We are increasingly focused on audience generated revenues, powerful data analytics and providing our industries with the tools they need to succeed. 
We are trusted by thousands of B2B professionals to deliver high-quality insight for better business decision making through our diverse portfolio of information and insight, and digital and in person exhibitions, conferences, and events. We operate in two key markets creating powerful connections and providing persuasive marketing solutions: 
  • Utilities (the business of running a water, gas or electricity utility) 
  • Sustainability (businesses and organisations who want to be resource efficient and socially and environmentally responsible)
Our purpose and values
We are a purpose driven business and we aim to live our purpose and values in all we do. 
Our purpose is to spark ideas and actions and make positive change happen. Our values are: 
  • Ambitious: Be brave and achieve great things 
  • Creative: Think differently and try something new 
  • Caring: Love what you do and do what’s right
About us

Faversham House is a progressive, independent media group. Some even say small, but mighty.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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