Account Manager Fashion Exhibitions

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Recruiter
Formula Won
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
up to £34k + Good Commission + Bens
Posted
25 Oct 2019
Closes
25 Nov 2019
Ref
7511
Discipline
Media
Sector
Fashion
Business Type
Media Owner
Seniority
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

As an Account Manager in this large international exhibition organisation, you will manage relationships with many customers. You will be fully accountable for driving the retention of a wide range of customers, exhibiting at your event to re-book those customers. This role is well-suited to an outgoing, highly personable individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment and who is an expert in multitasking (salesperson, attention to detail, excellent relationship management). You must have previous experience selling exhibition space and sponsorship.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Manage the relationship with all your customers by maintaining regular contact (via face to face meetings, phone calls, or emails), acting as their first point of contact, responding to their requests and queries directly, and keeping them informed of developments on the event.

 Manage and keep up to date the list of contacts at all your customers, as many customers have more than one person with whom we interact.

 Attend the event you support to re-book your customers for the next year’s event and collect feedback on the current year’s event.

 Grow revenue from your customers by upselling and cross-selling (e.g. increasing the area they purchase, selling sponsorship, cross-selling onto other events, etc.).

SKILLS - ESSENTIAL

 Strong interpersonal skills

 Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

 Strong negotiation skills

 Strong organisational skills

 Proven experience developing key accounts 

 Experience of working to a sales target

 Strategically and commercially minded being able to implement initiatives identified 

 Demonstrable experience of regularly dealing with senior stakeholders up to and including the C-Suite of Blue-chip companies

 You will be expected to manage and build strong relationships with key accounts your assigned

 Taking control and revenue day planning

 Post completion performance improvement and tracking

 Comfortable  around high-level financial analysis and understanding of the key operational and commercial drivers.

 

Experience & Knowledge - Desirable

 Previous experience in a similar sales or relationship-management role

Personal Qualities - Essential

 A strong understanding of client care

 The ability to multitask

 Attention to detail

 A self-starter, able to work independently and part of a team

 Ability to thrive in a stressful environment, and make decisions on the go

 A polite, friendly, and diplomatic manner

 Ability to travel, without restriction, throughout most countries, especially the EU

 

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