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Graduate Sales Executive - Reuters Events

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United Kingdom  London, United Kingdom
Graduate Programme, Sales, English

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Graduate Sales Executive - Reuters Events

This full-time, hybrid position is based in Canary Wharf, London.

Hungry for business knowledge and fast-progression opportunities? Want to use your commercial acumen to engage decision makers at leading companies and deliver business intelligence around the globe? Then we want to talk to you.

Reuters Events deliver world-class conferences and content across the globe, and work with industry leaders and visionaries to provide the critical intelligence that senior level executives need to make strategic decisions.

We're looking for a financially motivated and commercially-minded Graduate Sales Executive who's looking want to use their skills to positively impact critical industries and the communities working within them.

About the Role

As a Graduate Sales Executive at Reuters Events, you will:

* Take a seat within a driven, highly motivated sales team and have a golden opportunity to learn the business from the ground up.
* Be part of a collaborative team selling delegate places and tickets on our global portfolio of events.
* Build relationships and rapport with leads across a variety of industry sectors and will receive commission for every single sale you make.
* Use your excellent customer service skills to qualify and nurture sales leads.
* Close individual and group delegate registrations for senior level 'business to business' conferences worldwide.
* Be comfortable working to targets and speaking with decision makers at leading organisations.
* Receive training on the sales techniques required to be a successful sales executive.
* Have the potential to progress into a consultative business development role focusing on higher level exhibition and sponsorship packages OR into a conference production role looking at creating high end, commercially viable events where you will gain a wide range of transferable skills.

About You

You're a fit for the role of Graduate Sales Executive at Reuters Events if you:

* Want to use your commercial acumen, tenacity and creativity to carve out a successful career in sales or conferences.
* Are keen to progress quickly in a fast-paced environment.
* Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Are confident engaging senior-level executives from major organizations over email and over the phone.
* Have an entrepreneurial flair with a determined outlook and a desire to deliver results.
* Have previous sales experience (not essential but it will be considered a plus!)

Please note: the deadline for applications is 23:59 (GMT) on Sunday 7th July 2024. Early applications are encouraged.


What's in it For You?

You will join our inclusive culture of world-class talent, where we are committed to your personal and professional growth through:
* Hybrid Work Model: We've adopted a flexible hybrid working environment (2-3 days a week in the office depending on the role) for our office-based roles while delivering a seamless experience that is digitally and physically connected
* Wellbeing: Comprehensive benefit plans; flexible and supportive benefits for work-life balance: flexible vacation, two company-wide Mental Health Days Off; work from another location for up to a total of 8 weeks in a year, 4 of those weeks can be out of the country and the remaining in the country, Headspace app subscription; retirement, savings, tuition reimbursement, and employee incentive programs; resources for mental, physical, and financial wellbeing.
* Culture: Globally recognized and award-winning reputation for equality, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, work-life balance, and more.
* Learning & Development: LinkedIn Learning access; internal Talent Marketplace with opportunities to work on projects cross-company; Ten Thousand Coffees (COMPANY NAME) café networking.
* Social Impact: Ten employee-driven Business Resource Groups; two paid volunteer days annually; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives for local and global impact.
* Purpose Driven Work: We have a superpower that we've never talked about with as much pride as we should - we are one of the only companies on the planet that helps its customers pursue justice, truth and transparency. Together, with the professionals and institutions we serve, we help uphold the rule of law, turn the wheels of commerce, catch bad actors, report the facts, and provide trusted, unbiased information to people all over the world.

Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At (COMPANY NAME), we've been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world's most global news services - Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.

We are powered by the talents of 26,000 employees across more than 70 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.


As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. (COMPANY NAME) is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

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Source: Company website
Posted on: 11 Jun 2024
Type of job: Graduate Programme
Industry: Media / Advertising
Languages: English
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