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Sales Executive - Sommelier Wine Awards (Based in UK, Richmond, Greater London)

Reed Exhibitions
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Job Title: Sales Executive – Sommelier Wine Awards

Reports to: Competition Director 

Based at: Richmond, Greater London, UK 

About Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions is a leading global events organiser, with more than 500 events in 30 countries. In 2018, Reed Exhibitions brought together more than 7m event participants from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed Exhibitions’ events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa and organised by 38 fully staffed offices. Reed Exhibitions serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events. It is part of RELX, a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. www.reedexpo.com 

About RELX 

RELX is a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. The Group serves customers in more than 180 countries and has offices in about 40 countries. It employs over 30,000 people, of whom almost half are in North America.

We have exciting opportunities for articulate, creative and enthusiastic team players. You will have a good telephone manner and the ability to quickly build rapport with customers, Candidates with wine knowledge are desirable. We are looking for hard working and self-motivated telecommunications people.  

Sommelier Wine Awards is a wine competition with a difference. Britain's only on-trade wine competition, it focuses entirely on wines aimed at the on-trade. Since it started in 2007 it has grown to become the first point of reference for the UK's on-trade wine buyers as well as the key competition for wines trying to increase their presence in hotels, pubs, bars and restaurants.

Key Responsabilities:

Contact SWA 2020 opportunities on Salesforce - Telesales to generate revenue through submissions and sponsorship for the competition

Contact a list of 2000+ prospects for SWA 2020

Liaise with  Sales Accelerator team in Manilla

Helping to organise Workshops/Masterclasses in October/November/January 

Assist with the judging panel recruitment when necessary 

Help with social media content when necessary and assist marketing/event team with relevant trendy information

Visit trade tastings and Generate leads and build the Sommelier Wine Awards prospects database

Assist with other admin duties and liaise with Event Coordinator

Reporting and regularly updating the Competition Director on sales pipeline and results

The candidate:

Outstanding telephone manner

Excellent communication and listening skills 

A polite and friendly manner

Lots of initiative 

A positive attitude 

The ability to think on your feet

Wine knowledge – WSET Level 2

2 years’ experience on UK on-trade industry 

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