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Event Sales Exec - Venue Expert
at Hire Space

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  • London
  • fulltime
  • ₤20000 - ₤27000 per year
Location: Borough / London Bridge
Salary: £25,000 OTE
Sector: Sales, Venues, Events
Job Type: Permanent, Graduate, Full-Time
Offices: Trendy warehouse space with pool table


Help people organise memorable occasions in wonderful spaces


COMPANY
As the UK’s leading online marketplace for venues, Hire Space is transforming the events industry. We’ve built something that is used by over a million event bookers each year and we’re just getting started. Over 10,000 clients including The Guardian, Facebook, Time Out, BuzzFeed and Sky rely on our expertise and technology to help organise their events.


We’re a growing team of ambitious, talented and passionate individuals who enjoy working in an exciting and collaborative environment that encourages innovation and contribution from everyone.


THE ROLE


As a Venue Expert you’re on the front line of Hire Space, offering an amazing welcome to new corporate clients and a first class service in response to their first enquiries.


You will be working on event briefs from some the top companies in the world, from blue chip tech companies like Facebook to top brands such as Nike, and top tier professional service companies like KPMG.


You’ll be the first port of call for all new high value clients who engage with us, explaining Hire Space and its benefits and wowing them with your venue knowledge and love of events.


You’ll source venues and suppliers to match their briefs, liaise with venues to secure great rates and and ultimately make event booking a joy for them in their first experiences with Hire Space.


You’ll also be ambassadors for Hire Space in the events industry, representing the company at showcases and FAM trips and building a network of relationships with venues, suppliers and clients.


In doing so, you’ll be a fundamental driver in helping our Client Services team achieve its mission of making Hire Space into the go-to platform for the modern professional event organiser.



BENEFITS
Not only do we offer a competitive salary but we also believe if offering the following benefits:


Free nights out in London’s coolest venues!
Generous EMI share option scheme
Team Socials & Team Lunches
Regular “lunch and learns”
Regular professional development opportunities
Office pool table
Breakfast
Friday night beers
Pension plan
Uncapped Commission + Bonuses


Perhaps most importantly, you will work with the most welcoming people in the events industry



Average first year earnings is £25,000 OTE


£20,000 starting base salary
uncapped monthly commission
monthly bonuses for hitting targets.


With commission being uncapped we’d hope to see the successful candidate pushing for much more!



WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
We’re looking for an ambitious and energetic salesperson to join our talented team of Venue Experts. You’ll play a key role in keeping our most important customers happy and helping to take Hire Space to the next level. As a result you’ll get free nights out to some of London’s most desirable and current venues. Our most recent trips included; The Gherkin, The Shard, Street Feast, The Royal Lancaster Hotel, Pizza Pilgrims, as well as hotel and spa days outside the capital.



JOB SPECIFICATION
Liaising with customers to help them find the perfect venue for their event
Consistently develop a community of repeat customers by building rapport
Ability to problem solve and contribute ideas to improve service for customers
Constant training and development with line managers to help you thrive



THE PERFECT VENUE EXPERT
Confidence & charisma, especially on the phone
Excellent organisational skills and ability to multitask
A passion for events and technology
Proven results in sales and customer service
(Ideally) existing knowledge of the events scene, or existing events booking experience
Ambitious, eager to learn and committed to personal and team success



Find out more about working at Hire Space here -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZF4XDYdG7I

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