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Delegate Sales Manager

Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Full Time
Job Description
The Delegate Sales Manager is responsible for driving revenue and achieving sales targets through the sale of delegate registrations and tickets for conferences, seminars, workshops, and other events organized by the company. They play a key role in identifying potential delegates, promoting event benefits, and effectively closing sales deals. The Delegate Sales Manager collaborates with marketing and event teams to develop sales strategies and ensure successful event attendance.
Key Responsibilities
  • Proactively reach out to potential delegates through various channels, including email, phone calls, and social media, to promote event participation.
  • Utilize persuasive sales techniques to convert leads into registered delegates and achieve revenue targets.
  • Maintain an updated database of leads, prospects, and sales activities for reporting and follow-up purposes.
  • Work closely with the marketing and event teams to develop targeted sales strategies aligned with event goals and objectives.
  • Identify key industry sectors and potential delegate segments to focus sales efforts effectively.
  • Monitor industry trends and competitor activities to fine-tune sales approaches and stay ahead in the market.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with potential and existing clients to encourage repeat attendance and foster long-term partnerships.
  • Understand client needs and preferences to tailor sales pitches and offers accordingly.
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to design and implement marketing campaigns to attract potential delegates.
  • Develop persuasive sales materials, including presentations, brochures, and proposals, to showcase event benefits.
  • Track and report sales performance against targets, providing regular updates to management.
  • Analyze sales data and delegate feedback to identify areas for improvement and implement appropriate sales strategies.
  • Provide excellent customer service and support to registered delegates, addressing any queries or concerns promptly.
  • Assist delegates with event logistics, registration, and other related matters.
  • Work collaboratively with other internal teams, including event operations, customer service, and finance, to ensure a seamless delegate experience.
  • If applicable, lead and manage a team of delegate sales executives, providing guidance, coaching, and performance evaluations.
The Person
  • Proven track record of achieving sales targets, ideally in delegate sales or a related field.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills to effectively interact with clients and close sales deals.
  • Strong customer relationship management abilities with a focus on client satisfaction and retention.
  • Familiarity with CRM systems and sales tools for lead tracking and reporting.
  • Self-motivated, results-driven, and able to thrive in a target-oriented environment.
  • Adept at building rapport and establishing credibility with potential clients.
  • Knowledge of the events industry and experience in selling delegate packages for conferences and seminars is advantageous.

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