International Research Networks is extremely well-respected in its industry sector as a leading events company, organising high-quality and popular events for many of the world’s leading financial institutions, consultancies, utilities and Governments. As an International Sales Executive here you will be eligible to earn fantastic rates of commission – its top performers are earning up to £10k per month!
Who are we?
We are a conference organiser specializing in the fields of Oil, Gas, Energy, Sports, Commodity Trading and Infrastructure. Our clients include many of the world’s leading energy companies, financial institutions, consultancies as well as Governments. Examples include Shell, China Petroleum Corporation, EDF, Goldman Sachs, Deloitte and many others.
We respected in our present core areas as providers of the highest quality conferences and events, and will now be expanding our reach and coverage.
We cover all areas of the event lifecycle: Topic generation à Program writing à Branding / Advertising à Sponsorship sales à Attendee sales / marketing à Event operations.
Examples of recent events we have organised include: New Libyan Oil & Gas Summit 2012, Cypriot-Greek Oil & Gas Summit 2012, Energy Trading Regulations & Compliance & Technology 2012, Oil & Gas Security 2012 and many others.
We are looking initially for a small group of highly motivated graduates to join our new London office and drive forward its development from its present 20 people to 35by the end of this summer. For those who prove themselves as strong salespeople and leaders there will quickly be opportunities in management locally and also in the building of new international offices and divisions, with numerous opportunities to work abroad for short periods to more long term assignments. Promotion will only come from within, therefore we are looking for those who are able to develop into far larger roles in the future.
Training and Development
This will initially involve in depth theoretical sales training, linking theory to practice followed by structured on the job training. Sales training will continue on a regular basis. As your careers advances there will be further training on management, recruitment, learning skills and all the areas key to your position.
From a product perspective there will be intensive training based around your event with an opportunity to specialise in key areas of interest.
What we look for
A good degree in any field.
Sales experience is an advantage but not a necessity, the desire to develop a career
in sales is crucial.Leadership abilities.
Knowledge of a foreign language is beneficial (particularly Arabic)
The following characteristics: Ambitious, Money Motivated, Personable, Sociable, Persuasive, productive, quick thinking, confident, empathetic.
How to apply
See current vacancies.