Delegate Sales Executive

  • Job Overview

Who are we? We are a leading producer of first-class conferences and events that aim to tackle the key issues facing the public, private and voluntary sectors. We have a strong focus on delivering high-quality events that offer value and new ideas to our customers.

Who are you? We are looking for ambitious candidates who are keen to join a fast-paced events and media environment and forge a successful career in the events industry.

The Role

Open Forum Events are looking to add to our successful delegate sales marketing team.  The ideal candidate should have a proven track record in sales and be able to work towards targets and in a team.

Working within the delegate sales team you will be responsible for generating new ticket sales for our one-day events. You should have the ability to work along a campaign schedule and manage your workflow effectively and on time, you will be an intelligent individual, who strives to maximise their potential in this field. Your role will involve contacting key individuals across public, private, academic and charity sectors using our digital marketing platform and telephone, so computer literacy, a confident manner and the ability to articulate yourself on the phone is crucial. You will also have the initiative to research national news and source leads.

Experience in digital/email marketing, a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, and a proven track record in sales would be an advantage. A basic understanding of IT, enthusiasm to learn and the drive to succeed is essential.

The ideal candidate requirements:

  • Have a proven track record in sales
  • Experience in working toward and hitting individual and team targets
  • An ability to articulate yourself clearly on the phone
  • Work to deadlines and schedules
  • Experience in digital/ email marketing
  • Computer literate
  • A drive and determination to take advantage of our bonus structure
  • Manage own workload and deliver on multiple events


  • Base salary of £16,000 - £20,000 + BONUS (DOE)
  • Performance bonus
  • Pension contribution
  • Never work your birthday again
  • Staff socials
  • Early Friday finishes

Hours: Monday – Friday 9am-5pm, This position is available for an immediate start.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location: Manchester

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  • Job Details

  • Department: Delegate Sales
  • Salary: £16,000 - £20,000 + BONUS (DOE)
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Closing date: close
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  • How to apply

How to apply

The deadline for receipt of applications is 5pm, 31 December 2017, late applications will not be considered.

We regret that we cannot respond individually to all applicants due to the high number of applications we receive.
If you have not been contacted within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted for an interview. 

Open Forum Events is committed to equal opportunities in all its activities and appointments will be determined.