tfconnect

tfconnect Crawley, UK
Selling across the UK's largest Food and Drink Processing and manufacturing Show, this is the ideal opportunity for an experienced exhibition sales professional to utilise their business development, account management and strategic skills. What we're looking for: Proven sales professional with experience in exhibition sales and or B2B sales Self-motivated, ambitious and dynamic individual Sales first mentality with experience of driving revenue growth through new business Significant experience in building relationships and driving revenue Creative thinker with the ability to deliver tailored solutions Confident networker Why should you apply? As Business Development Manager you will play a key part in driving personal revenue growth, by acquiring and developing new customers to the portfolio, attending key F2F trade shows and looking to develop innovative and creative ideas for participation at Foodex will all be key part of your success. If you're a talented sales professional, looking for your next opportunity and want to work on market leading brands and an award winning team then let's have a chat.
Apr 16, 2019
tfconnect London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, London, UK
MAIN PURPOSE: To support the Event Director in successfully managing the day to day running of the event ensuring the shows run smoothly and meets the required revenue and contribution levels. An in-depth understanding of the market will ensure the Event Manager can provide significant input into the sales, marketing and long term strategic planning and delivery. The event manager will have the skills to develop the internal and external teams including the operations for the event and will help to manage the entire budget for the events . MAIN ACTIVITIES: Marketing Assist with post show reports, strategy and planning Proof read documents to ensure accuracy and assist marketing manager to manage brand identity across all external communications. Assist marketing & events teams to deliver competitions, overseeing the administrative and judging processes as required Manage nurture and develop partnerships (including media partners, sponsors, strategic partners etc) Sales & Sponsorship Support the sales team to deliver targets including but not exclusive to the creation of sales collateral, and support a robust marketing campaign Connect sales and marketing teams to maximise revenue across both functions Develop communications strategy for exhibitors 365 days a year Ensure timely planning and delivery of any operational requirements for sponsors (eg build, AV, signage etc) Budgetary Assist in keeping budgets up to date and ensure all costs are accounted for. Negotiate with suppliers where necessary to ensure costs are competitive Ensure POs are raised in plenty of time before the show Content Assist Event Director in analysing visitor and exhibitor research and establish strategic plans for approaching the show content and features Create and implement best practise for content to deliver the best possible experience for visitors, exhibitors and sponsors Operational Create signage schedules for each event within required budget, ensuring sponsor benefits are delivered and the event is easy to navigate. Coordinate build schedules with operational teams Create team schedule for onsite delivery Ensure supplier agreements are updated annually and approved by the business Ensure manuals are created in a timely way and sent out by the Event Coordinator. Assist where required in the management of weekly team meetings, including follow ups on action points. Lead meetings in the absence of the Event Director. On site Assist where required in the management of the entire on-site process, overseeing both operational elements and team management. Attend all agreed events (with preparedness to be away for one full week for each of the five shows) and attend competitor events where required. SKILLS/ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED: Excellent organisational skills Excellent attention to detail and a high level of accuracy Excellent time management Strong negotiator Good presentation skills (written and verbal) Effective communicator at all levels Leadership and mentoring skills Effective relationship management Strong commercial acumen Good marketing/industry knowledge (knowledge of the craft / textiles industry preferable but not essential) 5+ years experience in event delivery (preferably consumer exhibitions)
Apr 15, 2019
Full-time
tfconnect London, UK
The Role Take your opportunity to join the Events Marketing Team, you'll share our passion for putting our customers first and you'll have first-hand experience in helping us bring our values to life and lead our markets to a better future. Most of all you'll join an innovative team who truly believe that Together We..... click apply for full job details
Apr 11, 2019
tfconnect Crawley, UK
Are you looking to develop your career within exhibition sales? If so, we want to hear from you! We are actively recruiting for a Senior Sales Executive to join our Exhibitions department. Over the past 20 years, our client has built an unrivalled event portfolio of exhibitions, conferences and awards for the UK food and drink industry. Each has its own focus and draws its own specialist audience. Together they create a unique meeting point for the whole community - a first up fixture in every food professional's diary. Why do more brands trust us to take them live at our renowned trade shows? Because we've got a reputation for ROI that's powered by unrivalled expertise. Every business engaging with our events plugs straight into decades of experience, through a dedicated team that understands your goals and empowers you to achieve them. We've been bringing food and drink markets together for over 150 years. And the drive to inform and serve our sectors that fuelled the launch of a well known show in 1862, flows through everything we do today. That includes our constantly evolving portfolio of events supported by cutting edge digital media, B2B journalism and specialist research and insight that reaches millions around the world. They are actively recruiting for a Senior Sales Executive to join our Exhibitions department. Selling across our newest expo, this is the ideal opportunity for a sales professional looking for their next step in their career to utilise their solid sales skills learnt to exceed sales targets. What we're looking for: Proven sales professional with experience in exhibition sales and or B2B sales Self-motivated, ambitious and dynamic individual Sales first mentality with experience of driving revenue growth through new business predominantly through telephone activity experience in building relationships and driving revenue Why should you apply? This is an excellent opportunity to be at the very start in developing a new exhibition in a growing and evolving sector. As Senior Sales Executive you will play a key part in driving personal revenue growth, by acquiring and developing new customers to the portfolio. If you're a talented sales professional, looking for your next opportunity and step up and want to work on market leading brands and an award winning team then let's have a chat.
Apr 09, 2019
tfconnect London, UK
About: We are looking for a skilled Exhibitions manager to run the conferences for a very reputable business, this conference has over 10,000 attendess therefore you will need a keen eye for detail and be able to think clearly under pressure. Planning: Main point of contact for all Exhibitors post contract Coordinate all technical orders: AV, Electric & Internet Coordinate Party technical requirements within the exhibition Coordinate exhibitor branding and internal sign-off Manage the Exhibitor Portal, help Exhibitors to coordinate the Exhibitor Listings and their Commercial Account Coordinate furniture requirements as required Working with the Head of Conference & Deputy Head of Conference, design and delivery Main point of contact between sponsors on designs, and technical requirements post contract In collaboration with the Head of Conference, manage and design non-sales-based areas of the floorplan, e.g. catering, information meeting points Working with Commercial Director to coordinate the floorplan, finding storage solutions where necessary Main liaison between Exhibitors, Venue and ContractorsCollation of RAMS and other documentation as required Main liaison between contracted H&S Manager and Exhibitors Produce the Exhibitor Guide & Marquee ManualWork with departments to create a schedule Oversee the junior schedule Attend regular planning meetings at the venue throughout the year Plan the Exhibitor ReceptionManage all aspects of the 'Get-in' & 'Get-out' Delivery Onsite point of contact for any and all exhibition & marquee queries Morning walkaround to check on all exhibitors, lounges & marquees Management of the Exhibitor Office (formerly 'Organisers') Deliver the senior ministerial tours, coordinate with the photographers, and oversee the junior ministerial tours Onsite point of contact for Lounge sponsors on technical and catering requirements Main point of contact for staff working within the Exhibition Post: Coordinate exhibition photographs Manage feedback and exhibition surveys Coordinate thank you letters In collaboration with the Commercial Director hold debriefs with Exhibitors to understand technical requirements for future years
Apr 06, 2019