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Graduate Sales Development Program

Job description

IQPC are now open for applications to our 2020 Graduate Sales Development Program.

IQPC’s Graduate Sales Development Program is a fast-track four month learning and development program to set up bright, ambitious individuals for a highly successful and financially rewarding career in sales and account management to fortune 500 companies.

IQPC are a global market leader in business to business events, helping leading companies such as IBM, KPMG and Accenture find and secure their next major client. Following completion of this four month program, you will be promoted into a key sales role with highly lucrative earnings, providing opportunities for the best businesses in the world to secure their next target clients.

Through focused training and working hand-in-hand with our highest performing sales professionals, this Program provides an unrivalled insight into what it takes to become a best-in-class sales professional.

Over the course of the Program you will experience and master advanced prospecting, sales and business development skills, gradually becoming increasingly involved in the end-to-end sales process of large sponsorship deals.

On completion of the Program, you will step into the role of Sponsorship Sales Executive, taking on full responsibility for your own sales campaigns across five or six of our industry-leading events per year.

So in a nutshell, what’s in it for you?

  1. World class training, mentoring and coaching from our highly invested Program Leaders and Senior Sales Professionals
  2. Promotion and basic salary growth four months after joining the program
  3. Very high earnings: Year one OTE in excess of £50,000 - Year two OTE in excess of £70,000
  4. Travelling internationally to manage clients on-site at events
  5. The chance to work alongside our best, modelling success and seeing first-hand what it takes to achieve a six-figure salary
  6. Direct involvement in initiating new business deals right from day one

Oh - and on graduation a true fast-track step-up in career and salary. Our typical external candidate for this level of role requires three years of sales experience; but with our support, you’ll get there in just four months.

Plus - if it appeals, you may find yourself up-rooting for a new life in one of our international offices, across Europe, the US, Middle East or Asia.

If you’re interested, apply now with your CV without hesitation.

What we are looking for

  • Clear goal orientation with a track record of working to and achieving performance based targets
  • Commercial acumen with a strong desire to understand and influence how world leading businesses market their services
  • Demonstration of excellence in academic or personal life (e.g. senior positions on University groups/societies, sporting performance etc.)
  • Demonstration of ability to deal with challenging situations (e.g. managing objections, working to deadlines etc.)
  • Proactive interest in self-development to supplement significant training and support provided
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) with the confidence and articulation to engage C-Level stakeholders
  • Degree education preferable but not essential (you make the case with your attributes and achievements

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

Number of vacancies
Competitive salary

Contract, dates and working times

Start Date 24 February 2020


How to apply

If you're successful, we’ll be back in touch shortly to organise a call to find out more about you and answer your initial questions.

Following this, you will attend a face-to-face interview, complete a short task and then attend a final face-to-face interview. The interview process should take no more than two weeks in total and you'll receive an offer from us to join the program in the days following if you're successful.

Due to a high volume of applications, we aren’t able to respond to every CV we receive. You will receive an email from our recruitment team as quickly as possible if your application has been successful.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 3 February 2020

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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