AOK Events - Official Corporate Hospitality - Job Opportunities

SENIOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced sales executive to join our award-winning event management company based in Clapham Junction.  At AOK Events we offer live events services, corporate hospitality and venue finding, with each department made up of dedicated and experienced events professionals. 

This position is an addition to our ever-expanding corporate hospitality brand, AOK Cavendish to continue to enable us to keep up with the exciting expansion plans for our business.  We are looking for someone who is capable of working on their own initiative with support from the Sales Manager. They will proactively use their experience to generate new business and grow those accounts going forward through efficient account management.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS ROLE INCLUDE:

  • Active outbound lead generation, including calls, social media and networking.
  • 360-degree sales process; from creating a lead to post-sale account management
  • Proactive sales approach with set KPIs.
  • Target face to face client meetings
  • Actively promote the other areas of AOK Events’ revenue generation: venue finding, bespoke events and live event services
  • General sales administration, including management of CRM system and data
  • Shared responsibility to ensure marketing collateral is up to date

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE FOR THIS ROLE MUST HAVE:

  • A passion for sales & developing client relationships
  • Ability to present in a boardroom of decision makers
  • 3+ years of sales background or hospitality experience
  • A university degree (preferred)
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • The motivation to become an integral part of an expanding business
  • A strong work and team ethic
  • The ability to work on your own initiative and under pressure
  • An interest in sport and/or events would be beneficial but not essential

 Please send CV and covering letter to daniel.bull@aokevents.com

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VENUE FINDING EXECUTIVE

Our fastest growing department is our venue finding service, AOK Venues where we source the very best venues that match our corporate clients’ requirements, be that for a conference, dinner, away day or incentive.  

About You:  We are looking for a bright, energetic and very organised candidate with an in-depth knowledge of venues in London, UK and Europe and at least a year’s experience as a Venue Finder in the events industry.

Applicants Should Have:

  • Successful candidates will be required to carry out face-to-face meetings with suppliers and clients and so it is imperative that they are presentable with an engaging personality
  • At least a year or more experience as a venue finder in London
  • A clear and confident telephone and email manner
  • Ability to write detailed proposals in English
  • The role includes working on budgets & so confident financial management imperative
  • A passion for venue finding & the events industry
  • Excellent knowledge of London, UK & European venues
  • An in-depth understanding of what is involved in finding the right venue based on client's specific criteria
  • The motivation to become an integral part of an expanding business
  • The ability to multi-task, retain venue information/knowledge and a quick learner
  • A strong work ethic & masses of enthusiasm

About the Job:

The role will involve research, supplier meetings, visiting venues, proposal writing, client meetings and helping to manage a large venue database.

Please send CV and covering letter to jo@aokevents.com

Interviews will take place at our offices in Clapham Junction, London.

*Please note that we are not able to respond personally to each application & so you will only hear from us if you are selected for interview.

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