UK Business Development Executive

Contract type

Salaried

Localisation

Brighton & London

Context

  • Weezevent is the lead­ing provider of online tick­et­ing, cash­less pay­ment and access con­trol solu­tions in France for live events of all kinds; music fes­ti­vals, sport­ing events, tast­ing events and con­fer­ences. We work with events of any size – from 70,000 atten­dees at Fes­ti­val des Vieilles Char­rues to much small­er events. Oth­er notable clients include Stan­don Call­ing, Hellfest, Rock en Seine, Lol­la­palooza Paris, Grand Prix de France, UEFA Euro Fan zone Paris. The flex­i­bil­i­ty of the Weezevent sys­tem makes it extreme­ly user friend­ly and cus­tomis­able to any type of event.
  • Found­ed in 2008, Weezevent won the Inno­va­tion Grand Prize of the City of Paris in 2010, fol­lowed by the Euro­pean Inno­va­tion Award of the Fast 500 in 2014, giv­en to the fastest high-tech grow­ing com­pa­nies.
  • After a record-break­ing 2017 we expand­ed beyond France and now the glob­al team oper­ates in the UK, Spain, Switzer­land, Bel­gium, Por­tu­gal and Cana­da and employs over 80 peo­ple. Weezevent is seek­ing a dri­ven indi­vid­ual to join our team.

Job description

Client Ser­vice and sup­port:

  • Train clients to use the Weezevent prod­ucts: tick­et­ing, access con­trol and cash­less pay­ments
  • Respond to enquiries from poten­tial clients
  • Work with exist­ing clients and meet their needs
  • Liaise, devise and imple­ment our tech solu­tions
  • Be part of the ground team onsite
  • Attend debriefs and cre­ate post-event reports
  • Cre­ate your own client port­fo­lio

Sales:

  • Iden­ti­fy and cre­ate tar­gets for tick­et­ing & cash­less using ‘Pipedrive’
  • Iden­ti­fy and devel­op dif­fer­ent mar­ket sec­tors (music, com­e­dy etc)
  • Make offers
  • Nego­ti­ate and sign new deals
  • Deliv­er the project on the ground

Mar­ket­ing:

  • Feed inter­na­tion­al mar­ket­ing with local infor­ma­tion
  • Fol­low up with cus­tomers to under­stand their expe­ri­ence
  • Copy­writ­ing
  • Track social media posts on FB /Twitter /Instagram / Linked in etc

Stock:

  • Hard­ware man­age­ment — deliv­ery and returns
  • Man­age soft­ware updates

Terms and confitions

Salary

  • Com­pet­i­tive annu­al salary

Sta­tus

  • Salaried

Tri­al peri­od

  • 3 months pro­ba­tion.

Local­i­sa­tion

  • Brighton, UK with fre­quent trav­el to UK cities
  • Pos­si­ble trav­el in Europe for con­fer­ences, train­ing etc

Next steps

  • CV and cov­er­ing let­ter to olly.goddard@weezevent.com

About you

  • We are look­ing for a high­ly per­son­able, ambi­tious and respon­si­ble indi­vid­ual.
  • You will need to be well organ­ised and have a good atten­tion to detail.
  • Being inter­est­ed by events and tech­nol­o­gy is fun­da­men­tal.
  • This posi­tion requires good com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills, both oral­ly and writ­ten.

Requirements

  • Expe­ri­ence in the Live Event Indus­try: A back­ground in live events and fes­ti­vals is essen­tial.
  • Expe­ri­ence in a Sales Role: Ide­al­ly in the music indus­try, essen­tial in the events indus­try.
  • Expe­ri­ence with Tech­nol­o­gy: Com­fort­able with Excel, Pow­er­Point, Google Docs, CRM plat­forms, and oth­er tech­nol­o­gy solu­tions for man­ag­ing projects.

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