Career

Business development and Event Management Executive

Business Development

  • identify new business opportunities – including new markets, growth areas, trends, customers, products and services
  • seek out the appropriate contact in an organisation
  • generate leads and cold call prospective customers
  • meet with customers/clients face to face or over the phone
  • understand the needs of your customers and be able to respond effectively with a plan of how to meet these
  • think strategically – seeing the bigger picture and setting aims and objectives in order to develop and improve the business
  • work strategically – carrying out necessary planning in order to implement operational changes
  • attend seminars, conferences and events where appropriate
  • keep abreast of trends and changes in the business world.
  • conduct market research
  • help to plan sales campaigns
  • create a sales pipeline

Event Management

  • produce detailed proposals for events (including timelines, venues, suppliers, legal obligations, staffing and budgets)
  • research venues, suppliers and contractors, then negotiate prices and hire
  • manage and coordinate suppliers and all event logistics (for example, venue, catering, travel)