Meetings Canada

ARE YOU LOOKING TO MAKE A CAREER-BUILDING MOVE?

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Meetings + Incentive Travel is looking for a SUPER SALES PROFESSIONAL to join its industry-leading team!

An immediate opportunity exists for an achievement driven, high-energy SALES PROFESSIONAL to contribute to the continued growth and success of Meetings + Incentive Travel (M+IT).  M+IT is committed to delivering the news, events, personalities and issues that matter to Canadian Business Event Planners.  Planners rely on M+IT to understand the challenges and trends of our industry from a uniquely Canadian perspective.

Our portfolio includes:  Meetings + Incentive Travel magazine; meetingscanada.com; the M+IT Buyers’ Guide; M+IT University (one-day conferences); and IncentiveWorks, Canada’s largest trade show and conference for the meetings and incentive travel industry.

 

POSITION TITLE: Account Manager

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Initiating and leveraging sales opportunities with existing and prospective customers across all channels: print, online, trade show exhibits, and live event sponsorships.
    • Meeting or exceeding projected personal sales and profit targets while demonstrating a strong customer focus.
    • Developing a strong market presence through effective industry networking and customer relations. This includes participation at trade shows and conferences.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Three to five years’ experience selling advertising, live events and sponsorships.
  2. A demonstrated ability to sell in a fast-paced, professional industry.
  3. Relevant diploma/degree (Business and/or Marketing focus).
  4. Strong personal sales initiative and proven ability to function effectively on your own and as part of a team.
  5. Excellent planning and organizational skills with the ability to manage a number of short- and long-term priorities in a demanding, deadline-driven environment.
  6. Ability to develop and deliver effective customized sales presentations.
  7. Must be a “hands-on” team player who understands the role of business events.
  8. Computer literacy in Outlook, Word, Excel and CRM is expected.
  9. Bilingual French is considered an asset.
  10. This position requires moderate travel.
  11. Must have access to a vehicle and possess a valid driver’s licence.

Please apply with resume and cover letter outlining why you are the best candidate to Robin Paisley,  rpaisley@meetingscanada.com.

Only those candidates shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.