Events and Sales Executive

Company: Hugo's Group
Job type: Full-time
Industry: Catering & Hospitality

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, as an Events and Sales Executive, you will play a pivotal role in orchestrating successful events while driving sales growth for our organization. Your responsibilities will be multifaceted, blending the art of event planning with the science of sales strategy.


  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and external vendors to ensure seamless execution of events, including venue selection, catering, logistics, and audiovisual requirements
  • Oversee on-site event management in tandem with venue management, ensuring that all aspects run smoothly and troubleshooting any issues as they arise
  • Maintain a keen eye for detail to ensure events meet quality standards and exceed customer expectations
  • Develop and implement innovative sales strategies to drive revenue generation and meet or exceed sales targets
  • Identify and cultivate new business opportunities through proactive outreach, networking, and relationship building with potential clients
  • Conduct market research and analysis to identify emerging trends, customer preferences, and competitor strategies to inform sales approaches
  • Prepare persuasive sales presentations, proposals, and pitches tailored to the needs and interests of prospective clients
  • Nurture and maintain strong client relationships, providing exceptional customer service and support throughout the sales cycle
  • Spearhead customer acquisition efforts by identifying and targeting key market segments and potential clients through strategic outreach and engagement.
  • Develop and nurture partnerships with other businesses (B2B)
  • Implement effective lead generation strategies, including attending industry events, conferences, and trade shows to expand the company's client base and network.
  • Maintain accurate records of event details, sales activities, client communications, and other relevant information
  • Prepare regular reports and updates on event performance and sales metrics for management review
  • Coordinate post-event evaluations and gather feedback from participants and stakeholders to identify areas for improvement and inform future event planning efforts
  • Craft tailored event proposals that align with client requirements and submit them within designated deadlines
  • Oversee event organization whenever feasible, ensuring smooth execution and optimal outcomes

Qualifications & Assets:

  •  Proven experience in event planning, sales, business development, or a related field, with a track record of successful event execution, revenue generation, and customer acquisition
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and establish positive relationships with clients, vendors, and colleagues
  • Strong organizational and time management abilities, with the capacity to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Creativity, resourcefulness, and problem-solving skills to adapt to changing circumstances and find innovative solutions
  • Ability to accommodate varying schedules, including evenings, weekends, and occasional travel, as necessary for event coordination, client engagements, and business development endeavors

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