- Dagenham, GB
- £7 /hr
- Available now
An ambitious, dynamic and versatile student graduated in with a BA Honours in International Law & Marketing from London Guildhall University.
I have various experience inmore...An ambitious, dynamic and versatile student graduated in with a BA Honours in International Law & Marketing from London Guildhall University.
I have various experience in sales and customer focused environments, and working as part of a successful and dedicated team. An exceptional communicator with a talent for developing successful relationships with clients to boost sales. A tenacious and resourceful individual with the highest levels of motivation and organisation required to exceed challenging targets and achieve her personal and professional goals.
Having set up and established my own successful Wedding Fair business am now seeking another challenging and rewarding opportunity to demonstrate substantial abilities and make an effective contribution in a successful end user focused team. Possess excellent influencing and negotiation skills, quality assurance, project management and excellent IT skills, conscientious and dedicated to tasks in hand, able to cope well in difficult and pressurised situations in meeting tight deadlines prioritising work load accordingly and thrive on challenges.
Area Covered: London & surrounding
Job Title: Events & Sales Dircetor
Company: Silver Lined Wedding Shows
Description: Setting up the business was a fun & stressful experience and one that I would never change. The business has grown to be such a success whereby we are working with some very exclusive venues in the UK. Since starting up we have gained contracts with many venues and I now have a business partner & 3 staff.
Setting up of the business which initially involved setting up of the systems: i.e. email, accounting, marketing and general day to running of all systems.
Researching all new venues and assessing potential business for running a Wedding Fair.
Organising meetings with venues and meetings with Managers and Conference Managers.
Presenting our proposals & selling our services for the venues at the meetings.
Organising meetings with managers, updating them on recent progress.
Actively selling conference and banqueting space for the fair to local, national & international Wedding Industry Exhibitors.
Organising payments, invoices & receipts.
Organising a marketing and advertising strategy including Google Ad Words for each & every fair I organised
Developing a website for the fair whilst working closely with the venue regarding branding etc.
Preparing and designing artwork for different types of advertising for the fairs.
Setting up, executing & managing effectively and advertising budget for each fair.
Setting up catwalks for the fairs, sourcing models & dresses for the fairs.
Liaising with local companies for decoration of the venue on the day.
Developing & drawing up of floor plan for the fair on the day.
The running of the show on the day from signage to welcoming brides to the fair.
Keeping a fully updated database of brides attending each show.
Taking effective action upon the collection of feedback of the day and the general running of the show.
All of the above has required tremendous negotiating and interpersonal skills on a high level to pull off successful events.
Degree: BA (Hons.)
Field of Study: Business Law & Marketing -
University / College: London Guildhall University
Events & Sales Director