Business Development -IT Conference and Events Sales -Sydney or Melbourne

First and foremost this is a business development/sales evangelism position for a global Information Technology Conferences and Workshops firm.

The ideal candidate is an IT recruiter or account manager /sales person who understands and enjoys 360 degree business development cycle in the fast moving technology sector.

The major focus will be to grow workshops and smaller conference business. In addition care and nurturing relationships with existing IT user groups, our workshop and conference attendees and sponsors. The business is growing -adding innovative and in-depth technology workshops and training in all major Australian cities.

This role will report directly to Chairman and work with our team in Australia who handle Venues, Marketing, Program etc.

The most important requirement is this person have positive energy, be very outgoing and share our passion for sales while building the professional developer community in Australia. You clearly need to be comfortable engaging with all levels of business from Developers/CTO's/CIO's. You do not need to be super technical yourself but must be comfortable with developers and their management.

KPI's :

  • Execution Plan including what you need to be successful;
  • Expand awareness
  • Build relationships with key groups and individual influencers
  • Increase interest in and workshop enrollments
  • Increase interest in and conference enrollments
  • Increase sponsor interest and participation
We're F L E X I B L E for the right person !

Successful candidate may work from home or in a tech incubator

Part time or full time

Based in Sydney or Melbourne

In order to be successful in this BDM role, regular interaction with IT user groups is necessary. So some networking after hours to attend events/user group is expected

The goal is to grow Workshop attendant numbers though the primary role is networking and getting the word out through brand awareness rather than increasing sales per se but you need to SELL

Not Specified

Work Type:
Full time position

Permanent position


Job ID:

Public Employer

Last Modified:
19 September 2016


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