Flanders Expo

Flanders Expo

Flanders Expo
  • Maaltekouter 1, B-9051 Gent

Sales Executive B2C Construction Fairs

Job details

To strengthen the Building cluster (construction fairs), we are looking for commercial talent, based in Ghent, Flanders Expo.

Job description:

As a Sales Executive you will join a dynamic team that organizes B2C construction fairs, such as bis, bouw&reno and living. You are responsible for the commercial development of one or more trade fairs, building and 'managing' your customer portfolio

  • As a sales executive you are the first point of contact for companies that are interested or want to participate in a trade fair;
  • You are responsible for achieving the pre-agreed sales objectives based on the number of exhibitors, type of exhibitors, m² exhibition space, turnover, up- & cross-selling, …;
  • You actively prospect and further expand the existing customer portfolio; your contacts are very diverse and varied, ranging from small to large companies;
  • You follow trends and innovations within the sector, you also visit other trade fairs and events in this context, and you are present at events within the sector;
  • You are the single point of contact for the exhibitors and you guide them before, during and after the fair to a successful participation;
  • You are responsible for drawing up the quotations and following up on registrations, including a correct administrative entry in the CRM system, optimization of the databases and follow-up.


Profile

  • You have a higher education diploma and preferably at least 4 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in or affinity with the construction industry is a plus.
  • You speak Dutch fluently and you have a basic knowledge of French.
  • You are a commercial talent who can convince customers and convert contacts into contracts.
  • You are enterprising, enthusiastic, driven and result-oriented.
  • You are a real team player, but you can also organize your work perfectly independently.
  • You are accurate in following up files, targets and administration.


Job offer

  • A passionate team and lots of fun
  • A challenging, exciting opportunity within a dynamic company
  • Permanent access to knowledge enrichment through training and our own Academy Online
  • A culture of objectivity, optimism and working with an open mind
  • Open communication through newsletters, Good2Talk sessions, annual report, kickoff meeting, ...
  • With initiatives such as Meeting free Friday, we monitor the mental well-being of our colleagues
  • Flexibility based on trust - the job must be done
  • Transparent evaluation system according to the principle of continuous feedback
  • A varied job with a high degree of independence
  • Workshop in Antwerp and Ghent with the possibility of (partial) home work after a walk-in period.


Contact details

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