• RELX Group
  • Norwalk , CT
  • Sales
  • Full-Time
  • 24 Stevens St

Sales Executive - Smart Cities



**Category:**

**Location:** Norwalk, Connecticut, United States



**WHO WE ARE:**



Reed Exhibitions
is the leading organizer of trade shows and world class events. Whether we're
helping businesses grow and promote their brand or delighting fans at our pop
culture and consumer based shows, our mission is to create unforgettable
experiences that consistently exceed our customers' expectations.



How do we do
it? We innovate. Out of the box ideas
are welcome here.We embrace creativity and
foster the entrepreneurial spirit that keeps us growing and evolving. We
collaborate. We put _we_ before me and
the customer above all. If you are looking for a fast paced, challenging,
friendly and fun environment where no two days are ever the same, we'd like to
meet you!



**ABOUT SMART CITIES:**



We are building
a portfolio with an annual industry leading Smart Cities event that will bring together
the world's best solution providers in the transportation, mobility, security, public
safety, technology, communications, urban planning and infrastructure landscape
to connect with key government officials, private sector leaders, investors,
engineers/architects, big data pros, researchers, and procurement officers.
This event provides a platform for presenting key market trends, providing
demos and technical innovations, and regulatory issues for the ever changing
smart cities market.



**WHAT'S EXCITING ABOUTTHIS JOB?**



The world in
which we live is changing rapidly. This role connects to the new innovations
and true influencers of smart cities, which involves new trends in mobility,
security, infrastructure, big data and energy. The candidate must be passionate
about innovation and enjoy researching and uncovering opportunities and then
bringing those targets in to full closure with expertcustomer care. An ideal
candidate has an entrepreneurial mindset and willingness to contribute new
ideas the team.



**BRING YOUR PASSION AND EXPERTISE:**



The
Sales Executive is responsible for achieving exhibit space sales goals through
prospecting and driving new business. You should be excited by prospecting for
new business and calling on new prospects to build the show and add to the
diversity of our customer base.



Will
work closely with Event Management to develop selling strategy aimed at
augmenting and cultivating an assigned territory of prospects and potential
customers. Work with Event Management and Partner on an ongoing basis to
identify new segments, territories, and opportunities that fit into the overall
event strategy and drive continued product development. Regularly provide
Management with forecasts against the sales strategy and budget. Continue to
drive Media Sales opportunities.



**DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES**



+ Workwith Sales Management to develop individual selling strategy designed togenerate pipeline of prospects and ultimately drive sales to ensure 100% attainmentof sales target for booth and media sales.

+ Achieveproductivity standards and adhere to all selling process best practices andstandards including - inputting accurate and complete data, managing territory,daily output goals, weekly strike rates, assigned budgets, etc.

+ Proactivelymonitor industry trends, competitive environment, climate, players,distribution and issues to make recommendations regarding sales strategy onspecific events

+ Sellat competitive shows and prepare competitive show analysis and reports in anaccurate and timely manner, including recommended actions necessary to increasesales from these leads

+ Manageand broaden Exhibitor Prospect Lists and generate targeted lists to increasethe probability of sales

+ Utilizeall internal tools to create a more effective and efficient selling environment

+ Forecastrevenue projections

+ Overseethe attainment of signed contracts and ensure that payments for all spacereservations are made in full and sent to the lockbox on time

+ Participatein training programs and role plays **THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL:**



+ Possess anentrepreneurialspirit

+ Enjoycold calling and prospecting for new business

+ Haveexcellent communication and relationship building skills

+ Bea solution based thinker with a love for executing the details

+ Havethe ability to manage to and meet tight deadlines

+ Bea team player

+ Behighly organized

+ Demonstrateself-confidence

+ Knowledgeof smart cities and related industries a plus

+ Knowledgeof mobility, security, technology, and infrastructure a plus



**REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLSETS:**



**Education**



Bachelor's
degree



**Knowledge and Skills**



+ Outstandinginterpersonal skills; ability to communicate in a professional manner

+ Knowledge of sales, particularly telephone sales techniques

+ Experience with Salesforce or similar CRM

+ Strongorganizational skills and ability to multitask and prioritize work

+ Ableto work independently as well as in a team environment

+ Strongproblem solving skills

+ Abilityto quickly learn and utilize sales data systems

+ Able to work independently as well as in a team environment

+ Strong problem solving skills with a solution based mindset

+ Demonstrates personal motivation

+ Proficientwith Microsoft Office, including Excel (advanced knowledge preferred), Word andPower Point



**Experience**



Two or more years prior sales experience
required;



**Travel**



As
required



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**DISCLAIMER:**



The above
information on this description has been designed to indicate the general
nature and level of work performed by employees within this
classification. It is not designed to
contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties,
responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this
job. Reed Exhibition Companies reserves
the right, solely at their discretion, to change the nature and level of this
position



_Reed Exhibitions is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1-877-###-####._
Associated topics: administrative, branch manager, leader, manager, principal, sales director, sales leader, sales manager, supervisor, team leader

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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