Product Manager

Recruiter
Evendo Online
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
16 Oct 2018
Category
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
*What is our purpose in this world?*

*events,efficient,easy*

Evendo redefines the way we plan and do events. Think “Booking.com for events” with a built-in planning tool on top, and an app-based assistant guiding participants through the actual events.

Evendo is the world’s first end-to-end event platform, facilitating effortless planning, streamlined booking, and the seamless execution of events, through its innovative and intuitive design. There is currently no identifiable match or competition to Evendo worldwide.

*The opportunity*

Evendo United Kingdom is looking for a superhero to join our team to bring new suppliers and their products/services to our portfolio and manage existing accounts.

*What we are looking for*

You will have the responsibility of building our network of partners/suppliers and the related product inventory.
From the first introduction of Evendo to a year-long relation you will assist the partner to grow its business and utilize its full potential with Evendo.
You will have to have the imagination to identify relevant suppliers yourself, the self-confidence to approach them professionally and the structure to make sure you get them all created in our admin systems and their products on the portal.
You are presentable and professional, proficient working with administrative software and Microsoft Office and you are fluent in English.
You consider yourself as a super-salesman/ saleswoman and enjoy spending time “in the field” visiting partners – and you thrive building long-lasting relations.
You have a high personal drive and a desire to succeed in everything you do.

*Main responsibilities*

* fluent advocate of the Evendo story. Educate clients on how the Evendo platform and existing features help them to reach their business goals and execute on budgets.
* negotiate long-term contract agreements with suppliers in key UK cities starting with Greater London
* manage all elements of the contracting process from supplier identification and initial contact to contract agreement and post-closing aftercare
* identifying a pipeline of suppliers which offer a constant diversity of products and services related to events across the UK ( source contacts, transform cold leads into prospects)
* fill out appropriate proposal spreadsheets, build presentation materials, communicate ad specifications and enter proposal data in relevant systems as required. Follow proposals through decision-making and purchasing process to closure
* assist suppliers to grow their business and utilize their full potential while using Evendo
* collect and aggregate all necessary information related to the creation of products on Evendo's platform
* develop and execute a territory action plan to achieve revenue quota
* focus on achieving monthly, quarterly and annual sales and gross profit targets

*Role requirements*

* excellent sales and negotiation skills
* experience in the event industry with activities/services suppliers, venues, restaurants will be considered a plus
* excellent communication skills
* open "closed doors "with professionalism
* get out of comfort zone and initiate contacts with new suppliers all the time
* customer- focused and commercially aware (online environment will be considered a plus)
* entrepreneurial "can do" mindset
* ready to work under pressure
* experience working in a call centre is a plus
* no 9- to- 5 mentality

*Evendo is looking for a special "you"*

* you want to succeed and have a high personal drive.
* you are a go-getter and see opportunities rather than obstacles.
* you are a no-quitter and don’t stop until you have reached your goal
* you are aware of the consequences of producing sub-standard and you do not want to put your colleagues in a position, where they will have to deal with your mistakes
* you are aware that making a wrong decision is better than making no decision – and just as you will be ready to do whatever it takes to help and assist your colleagues if they fail, you expect the same from them
* you are a team-player and you know that no company is stronger than the weakest link (and you don’t want it to be you).
* you have the guts to speak up and the courtesy to know when to shut up
* you keep your promises
* you are flexible and want to expand your horizon by learning new things all the time
* you raise your hand first when a new task is given to the team.

If you recognize yourself in the above and want to be a part of a journey conquering the world, we will be looking forward to welcoming you in Evendo.

*About Evendo*

Evendo was founded in 2015 by experienced entrepreneurs with several international success stories – including the Sitecore growth phenomenon.

Evendo has been testing the Danish market since August 2016. During this period, Evendo has easily become the largest and fastest-growing event portal in Denmark with an impressive customer-base and a rapid increase in market positioning. During the first year of operations, more than 50,000 event experiences were booked through Evendo.

The parent company, Evendo AB, is listed on the Swedish stock exchange ‘Spotlight Stock Market’.

*Working environment:* international team / ambitious start-up organization
*Office location:* Canary Wharf London
*Spoiler alert:* dogs bellow 5kg will be daily at the office.

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