Sales and Events Specialist

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
We are currently leading a search for a Sales and Events Specialist on behalf of our client, a specialty events and catering company located in Toronto. This person will be responsible for actively sourcing and pursuing corporate and private clients that are in need of event management services, supporting Event Managers, and providing good customer service. 

Location: Toronto, ON
Position type: Full-time, Permanent

  • Research and qualify leads through a combination of cold calling, email alerts, social media platforms, referrals, etc.
  • Network with existing clients to obtain internal referrals to other departments within a company
  • Set up initial phone calls with potential clients to discuss the Company's event management services
  • Coordinate tastings for Event Managers to attend with potential clients
  • Providing superior customer service 
  • Be a brand ambassador for the Company
  • Shadow events to learn about the industry 
  • During the summer, be involved with overseeing the front house of the food truck at festivals

Required Experience & Qualifications:
  • Education background in Business or Event Planning
  • Some experience in a similar lead generation or sales support capacity
  • Comfortable picking up the phone and striking up conversations with people
  • Proactive, driven, and curious - you want to connect the dots and make as many connections as possible!
  • Experience working for a food truck is an asset!
  • An interest in the hospitality/food/event industry

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Benita Foo
Recruitment Consultant
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