Events Executive – LGBT

Reference Number 885066-SM
Consultant Sue Marchant
Date Posted 22 August, 2017
Salary £Competitive + Benefits
Location South West London
Company type Events and Exhibitions
Job sector Marketing and PR
Job description

Our client is searching for an events executive to join their new LGBT travel exhibition. This event will be a business and networking platform exclusively dedicated to connecting travel suppliers with personally invited buyers from the LGBT travel community. The role will support the event and sales managers, as wells as, prospecting for new leads and qualifying enquiries. The role is wide in its remit working with the sales, marketing and buyer teams, the ideal candidate will have good relationship building experience as well as excellent written communication with good attention to detail. Other responsibilities include planning and implementing research, managing social media, print productions and the event registration and database.

Tagged as: Permanent

Skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate creativity and initiative
  • A good eye for detail, the ability to help develop campaigns
  • Ability to develop face to face sales techniques
  • Strong team player and the ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to prioritise and multi-task
  • Excellent administrative skills with the ability to effectively communicate with various departments
  • A highly driven sales and marketing professional
  • Knowledge of the LGBT travel industry would be useful
  • An ability to assimilate and practice key account management principles
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