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Messe Frankfurt UK

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Messe Frankfurt UK

We are the UK subsidiary of Messe Frankfurt Gmbh, currently organising one event in UK, Automechanika Birmingham, and responsible for UK and Irish exhibitors at Messe Frankfurt events around the world.

 

Address

8 Heyworth Business Park
Old Portsmouth Road
Guildford
Surrey
GU3 1AF
United Kingdom

Website

http://www.uk.messefrankfurt.com
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  • The Company

    This is the UK subsidiary of Messe Frankfurt, the 3rd largest exhibition company in the world. Messe Frankfurt’s vision is to be the first choice for business encounters – physically and digitally – with 2500 employees globally. The UK business comprises of 15 permanent employees, and has 3 core revenue streams:  organising trade exhibitions in the UK, UK sales agents for Messe Frankfurt’s 160 exhibitions internationally, and a digital platform (www.autoresource.co.uk). The company has ambitious growth plans in the UK.  Culturally there is a good balance of small ‘family’ spirit and local autonomy with the strength, stability and positioning of a hugely strong brand and global business.

    Role Summary

    The Marketing and PR Assistant will report to the Marketing Director and is accountable for the visitor and exhibitor marketing output for the UK and Ireland for select Messe Frankfurt international shows.

    They are also responsible for maintaining the brand of Messe Frankfurt UK within the UK exhibition press, industry press, and Messe Frankfurt organisation as a whole.

    They will support the UK Automechanika event marketing with clearly defined campaigns and projects.

    £Competitive basic (based on experience) and good benefits, with a mixture of office / home location.

  • The Company

    This is the UK subsidiary of Messe Frankfurt, the 3rd largest exhibition company in the world. Messe Frankfurt’s vision is to be the first choice for business encounters –physically and digitally –with 2500 employees globally. The UK business comprises of 15 permanent employees, and has 3 core revenue streams:  organising trade exhibitions in the UK; UK sales agents for Messe Frankfurt’s 160 exhibitions internationally, and a digital subscription platform. The company has ambitious growth plans in the UK through both acquisition and geo-cloning its international shows.  Culturally there is a good balance of small ‘family’ spirit and local autonomy with the strength, stability and positioning of a hugely strong brand and global business.

    Role Summary

    The Telemarketing Executive / Telesales Executive is responsible for generating leads and selling Messe Frankfurt UK’s event and digital products to the UK automotive industry. The three B2B products are the award winning Automechanika Birmingham, the newly launched UK Garage and Bodyshop Event and www.autoresource.co.uk.  The individual will be responsible for a large portfolio of data prospects (and incoming enquiries) with the aim of qualifying and selling the MF UK products. They will be paid commission on revenue brought in against all products and inventory.

    We are looking for a sales hungry individual who enjoys selling, primarily via telephone and at events.

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