• Sally Davies
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Business Development Manager - event sponsorshipHong Kong

Reference: SDBDMHK Type: Permanent Start: ASAP Industry: Sales

Salary: Up to £40000 per annum + plus excellent comms and benefits

Description:
Our client is a major conference and exhibition organiser producing first class international events which meet the challenges facing major business sectors today. Their focus is on large-scale must-attend events that are independently researched and tailored to deliver unbiased and focused market information.

They are currently seeking an experienced events sales professional to maximise sponsorship revenues on their growing portfolio of events in the Gaming sector. As a Business Development Manager, you will work to build industry relationships and proactively identify opportunities to bring new clients onto the events. You will be responsible for defining long-term organisational strategic goals, building key customer relationships, identifying business opportunities, negotiating and closing business deals and maintaining extensive knowledge of current market conditions. It will be your job to work with the internal team, marketing staff, and other managers to increase sales opportunities and maximise revenue for the organisation. As a Business Development Manager, you will help manage new and existing clients and ensure they stay satisfied and positive.

Requirements:
- Ability to hit the ground running and quickly acquire relevant industry knowledge.
- 2+ years of sales experience and managing key accounts in the media, events, and exhibitions industry is preferred.
- A previous track record of success in sales.
-A self-starter with the experience and maturity to work independently and achieve the desired sales targets.
- A naturally confident networker and relationship builder.
- Strong presentation, negotiation and influencing skills.
- A bachelor's degree in Business or a related discipline.
- Fluent in written and spoken English, knowledge of written and/ or spoken Mandarin Chinese not necessary but would be an additional asset.

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE PROVIDED WHERE NECESSARY

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