AEO - Association of event organisers

Account Manager

AEO

Account Manager

  • Closing date: 23-Apr-2021
  • Hours:
    • Full Time
  • Job function:
    • Sales
  • Contract type:
    • Permanent

Take your opportunity to join the Housing Expert Sales Team within our market leading Housing Portfolio. You’ll share our passion for putting our customers first and you’ll have first-hand experience in helping us bring our values to life and lead our markets to a better future. Most of all you’ll join an innovative team who truly believe that Together We Succeed.

This next step in your sales career provides an exciting opportunity for you to take control and be responsible for selling Housing Expert itself to senior decision makers from organisations looking to work with the housing sector in order to help them win more business and stay ahead of their competitors

With its base in the buzzing commercial hub of Canary Wharf, Ocean Media is both well-established and strongly positioned for substantial growth. Ambitious, innovative, entrepreneurial and fun, the group is full of leading titles

You’ll work specifically within the Housing Expert Sales division, alongside one other, working to deliver an exceptional service to our customers. Your role will include:

  • Preparing, presenting and negotiating business proposals to clients
  • Preparing sales plans for key accounts as required
  • Acquiring an extensive comprehension of market trends and developments in the UK housing sector, as well as understanding the competitor landscape
  • Account management: leading product training sessions, responding promptly to customer needs and feedback, and then communicating these to the research team

In recognition of our talented people and as a thank you for the hard work they do, we are committed to offering:

  • Season ticket loans
  • Flexible working hours
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Optional health care scheme
  • An additional day’s annual leave to be taken for birthdays
  • Development and training
  • Social commitments and people perks
  • Bike2Work scheme
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  • "Broadway Events joined the AEO on the Enterprise Membership. We’ve already taken advantage of the many benefits including the excellent FaceTime Masterclasses and training guides for exhibitors."
    Emma Barrett
    Broadway Events
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    David Harrison
    PPMA Group
  • "This year, the association has led working groups to address industry issues and put on some amazing events full of insightful content for both organisers and, through the AEOs FaceTime initiative, exhibitors. In addition, the AEO has represented the industry at a Governmental level to raise awareness of the importance of events to the UK economy."
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    Upper Street Events
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    Simon Kimble
    Clarion Events
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    Simon Parker
    Informa Markets
  • "As an Association business, we appreciate the excellent work the secretariat of the AEO do for our community. From the events side of our business, the AEO provides an excellent return on investment, providing thought leadership, fantastic networking, brilliant awards, excellent research and FaceTime, a valuable tool to tell our markets why exhibitions and events should be an essential part of the marketing mix."
    Neil Felton
    FESPA
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    Mack Brooks Exhibitions
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    John Whitaker
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  • "We have the opportunity to contribute positively to the industry as well as gaining valuable insight and advice. There’s no need to spend valuable time and money reinventing the wheel when you have so many experienced professionals in AEO membership to learn from”
    Emma Cartmell
    CHS Group
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    Sharon Azam
    GovNet Communications
  • I just wanted to send my most sincere thanks for everything that you and the AEO team are doing to help navigate the events industry through the pandemic. The working groups and communication from the AEO have been excellent and I’m really appreciative of being part of such a wonderful organisation.
    Simon Burns
    ICHF Events
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    QD Events LTD
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    Dan Assor
    CloserStill Media
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    Optic UK
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    Claire Adams
    FESPA

 

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