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Freelance Marketing & Sales Executive
at John Fredy Creative in UAE - Dubai

Freelance Marketing & Sales Executive at John Fredy Creative in UAE - Dubai

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Posted on February 6, 2017

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JOB SUMMARY:

John Fredy Creative FZ LLC is seeking an events management, marketer and sales person to recruit new clients and manage its internal marketing strategy by, planning bespoke strategic events and undertaking all work necessary to deliver clients 'event activities. They will have hands on experience of a wide range of marketing tools, be self-motivated and self-manage as well as working well as part of a small team. They will also have experience of dealing with a range of clients, suppliers and forming effective partnerships.


MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Event Specific:

Researching markets to identify opportunities for events.

Liaising with clients to ascertain their precise event requirements.

Producing detailed proposals for events ( timelines, venues, suppliers, legal obligations, staffing and budgets)

Agreeing to and managing a budget.

Securing and booking a suitable venue or location.

Ensuring insurance, legal, health and safety obligations are adhered to.

Coordinating venue management, caterers, stand designers, contractors and equipment hire.

Organizing facilities for car parking, traffic control, security, first aid and hospitality.

Planning room layouts and the entertainment programme, scheduling workshops and demonstrations.

Coordinating staffing requirements and staff briefings.

Coordinating suppliers, handling client queries and troubleshooting on the day of the event to ensure that all runs smoothly;

Overseeing the dismantling and removal of the event and clearing the venue efficiently;

Post-event evaluation (including data entry and analysis and producing reports for event stakeholders).


Sales & Marketing Specific:


To create marketing strategies and campaigns and undertake all duties necessary to deliver such strategies and marketing objectives.

To take responsibility and delivering all aspects of John Fredy Creative's marketing requirements and building excellent client relations.

Manage all John Fredy Creative's marketing tools including social media, Google analytics, building, SEO, online marketing, ENewsletters, writing copy, website copy etc.

Measuring and analyzing activity against targets and building on success of activities.

Liaise with all organizations encouraging their longer term involvement with John Fredy Creative through good client account management, and ensuring excellent client relations.

Where appropriate, with other staff, or individually, manage/attend events as a representative of John Fredy Creative to build contacts.

Where appropriate, with other staff, or individually, manage/attend meetings with prospective clients.

Cold calling to arrange meetings for Event Directors and Executives with potential customers to prospect for new business.

Responding to incoming email and phone enquiries.

Negotiating the terms of an agreement and closing sales

Representing or speaking on behalf of the organization at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations.

To assist John Fredy Creative with all other clients and in all areas of business as necessary.

CONFIDENTIALITY


The post holder must maintain the confidentiality of John Fredy Creative and its clients / contacts at all times. This Job Description is intended to provide a broad outline of the main responsibilities only. The post holder will need to be flexible in developing the role and in initial and on-going discussions with the designated manager.


Criteria Essential Specific Skills


§ Excellent English writing skills for different materials from presentations, e-mail communications to website copy.


§ Interpreting client briefs and writing proposals


§ Professional telephone manner at all times when dealing with any communications to clients, suppliers or for sales purposes.


§ Client Management - building good relationships with current customer base.


§ Ability to deliver and present John Fredy Creative's portfolio to individuals and large groups of people


§ Aptitude for being totally organized, detailed and thorough.


§ Effective communication & negotiation skills with a wide variety of people (written and verbal)


§ The ability to travel to various locations is essential


§ Minimum 3 years' experience of UAE event and entertainment industry.


§ Sales and Account Management Experience


Personal Qualities


§ A strong desire to work for John Fredy Creative and leverage every sales opportunity available.


§ Lead on Initiatives, being committed to the role and delivering on objectives/deadlines.


§ Positive, fun and friendly outlook.


§ Able to work under pressure, prioritizing to meet deadlines, juggling busy workload and multi-tasking.


§ Strong relationship building skills.


§ Eye for detail.


§ Self-motivated, managing own time and working alone where necessary as well as part of a team.


§ Forward thinking and creative.


§ Demonstrate flexibility.


§ Maintain confidentiality.


§ Provide good standard of personal presentation at all times.


§ Commitment and enthusiasm for John Fredy Creative's aims and goals.


Circumstances


§ Events are generally bespoke so the ability to work weekends/evenings/early mornings with time off in lieu where appropriate.


§ Ability to be on call to answer the phone evenings and weekend


§ Car Owner/driver, to hold clean driving license


JOB TITLE:


Freelance Events, Marketing & Sales Executive


JOB TYPE: Freelance contract for 3 Months with a view to extend it to a total of 6 months. Thereafter, it will be decided if the position will become a permanent role.


SALARY:


TBD depended on Qualifications, Experience and Skills.


COMMISSION:


Commission payable and subject to sales targets being met.


HOURS:


Flexible hours (as long as targets are met)


PLACE OF WORK:


Mainly working from home. However, office space will be provided if requested.

There is no deadline for applications - as soon as we find the right candidate for us, we will stop recruiting - so be quick or miss out!

Job Type: Contract

Required experience:

Sales: 3 years

Event Management: 3 years

Marketing: 3 years

Required license or certification:

Driver license

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