VIP Relations Executive - Global Events

Lipton Media
28000.00 GBP Annual
10 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Job Type
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VIP Relations Executive - Global Events

GBP28,000-GBP30,000 + Bonus

A global leader in community-based networking & knowledge transfer, one of the world's biggest events producer with several thousand events annually welcoming 150,000 delegates in over 70 countries is looking for VIP Relationship Executive.

The VIP Relation Executive will be one of high responsibility and accountability. The challenge of identifying and building relationships with VIPs from key industry sectors in order to secure their participation in various events is challenging but compensated for by immense job satisfaction. VIP's attend for free but a sales approach is needed together with a strong admin/business mind. There is plenty of face to face meetings within this role and travel so a similar background would be highly advantageous.

The key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Liaising with conference producers, sales team members, speakers and sponsors to identifying key industry VIPs to invite to their industry specific events.
  • Contacting the selected individuals on the phone to discuss attendance and securing their participation in various structured networking / social formats.
  • Work closely with the conference producer to validate the eligibility of incoming requests for VIP passes.
  • Register VIP clients on SAP
  • Work closely with the event sponsors to maximise the participation of their clients in the event.
  • Building strong relationships with these key individuals to create brand commitment and loyalty.
  • Organise VIP Dinners, Breakfast Briefings and Closed-Door Meetings
  • In most cases meet and greet the VIPs onsite at the events, ensure they are looked after and participate in the proposed networking/social programme.

Key Skills Required:

  • Degree educated 2.1 or above
  • Ideally a background in sales/similar role
  • An excellent phone manner
  • Strong Internet research skills
  • Time management with the ability to multi-task
  • Solid interpersonal skills, enthusiasm and the ability to make cold calls are all essential
  • Client management experience is essential
  • Previous experience in the conference industry is not necessarily required.

Lipton Media is a dynamic, proactive and progressive media recruitment agency solely dedicated to the media industry. We are leaders across media sales and creative opportunities. We cover: media sales, digital media sales, print sales, exhibition sales, event sales, conference sales, outdoor sales, radio sales, marketing, conference production and editorial jobs.

Our clients range from small start-up companies to FTSE 100 and 250 businesses. We work with people at every stage of their career from undergraduates looking for their first entry point into sales to senior managers and directors looking for their next challenge.