Portfolio Sales Manager - International Sales Group

Richmond United Kingdom
35 hours / week
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About RX Global

RX is in the business of building businesses for individuals, communities and organisations. We elevate the power of face-to-face events by combining data and digital products to help customers learn about markets, source products and complete transactions at over 400 events in 22 countries across 43 industry sectors.   RX is passionate about making a positive impact on society and is fully committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all our people.   RX is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business 

Why join RX Global?

Opportunity doesn’t just belong to our customers, it belongs to us too. Digitally transforming our business while elevating the power of face to face and embracing diverse talent and opinions so RX will always be: the best place for our customers to build their businesses. And the best place for ambitious people to build their careers.

We know that embracing our variety, diversity and differences will make us all stronger. At RX, we give everyone the ability to grow unlimited.

The role

The International Sales Group operates within RX Global. We’re focused on consulting with businesses and providing export opportunities with our portfolio of international shows, making us trusted partners for companies looking to grow their business on a global scale.  Working for ISG is a lifestyle. Our culture promotes innovation, fun and continuous development. We take the time to form impactful relationships with our clients, colleagues and partners to understand their needs with sufficient clarity, so we can exceed their expectations every time. We’ve found that positive, down to earth and goal-driven people are the core of who we are and what we do.

Sound like you? Keep reading and if you think we’d be a good fit, then get in touch!

Key responsibilities:

  • Sell exhibition space and digital opportunities to new exhibitors over the telephone and face to face where required.

  • Attend Reed Exhibitions events and competitor events (both domestically and internationally) thereby maintaining relationships, expanding the database and prospecting for new business.

  • Achieve and surpass your own individual revenue targets across the group.

  • Establish and build long-term relationships with customers, understanding their businesses and marketing needs.

  • Hit agreed activity output targets – an average of 80 minutes call time and 20 effective calls per day to prospects.

  • Agree on a communication plan with each of your show teams – frequency and format

  • Producing timely competitor show, post-show and monthly reports when required.

  • Clear and accurate reporting of your plan, prospects and extended pipeline to line manager in bi-weekly catch ups.

Essential skills :

  • Previous sales experience in exhibition sales preferable.

  • Experience working within or selling to the energy, environmental or construction sectors would be beneficial.

  • Ability to build rapport with and manage both existing and new accounts is vital.

  • Experience in consultative selling and excellent ability to handle concerns.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Creativity and initiative in a sales environment.

RX is part of RELX, About RELX

RELX is a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. The Group serves customers in more than 180 countries and has offices in about 40 countries. It employs over 33,000 people, of whom almost half are in North America. 

Are you looking for a role that is dynamic? Does the option to travel around the world excite you? Do you have a passion for sales and an entrepreneurial spirit?

Our workforce is 51% female and 49% male, with an average length of service of 7.59 years. In 2020, there were 43% female and 57% male managers, and 31% female and 69% male senior leaders. Our oldest employee is 84 years old. 25% of our technologists we employ directly are women. In the US, 27% of our employees were Black, Hispanic or Asian. At year-end 2020, women made up 45% of the members of the Board.

We remain committed to promoting and enabling equal opportunity, regardless of gender, at every level in our organisation.

The Covid-19 pandemic brought new challenges to the business and the wider communities in which we operate. 

  • In Austria, RX Global supported the national response to the pandemic by converting its exhibition space into a field hospital to house Covid-19 patients. The 15,000m2 space was designed to provide 3,000 beds

  • Dedicated health and well-being programmes and resources are available to employees across all business areas and we maintain a network of more than 100 Well-being Champions

  • RX Global gave employees access to a range of online events such as virtual high-intensity training classes, yoga and mental health webinars

  • In November, we had a special focus on men’s health and well-being in celebration of Movember

  • In spite of the restrictions caused by Covid-19, RX ran 169 face-to-face events in 2020

  • In addition, RX ran 71 online digital events which helped its customers find new products or suppliers, learn about their industry and be inspired

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If you think this sounds like the organisation for you, please send us your application.

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