Sales Executive

Bristol, UK
£20k + £10k OTE uncapped commission
Full Time (will consider flexible working patterns)
03 April 2020
to be agreed


AMI is an events, research and information services company with headquarters in the heart of Bristol and offices in the US and China. We have recently embarked upon a programme of rapid expansion which means these are exciting times for the company! To help us grow, we need an articulate and motivated Sales Executive who loves a challenge.

We are specialists in the high-profile global plastics industry. As well as providing insight and intelligence sourced by our highly respected teams of consultants and researchers, we organise events in order to bring together the world’s experts to debate the issues and find a new way forward for plastics for both consumers and business.


The role of Sales Executive

To make high levels of outbound calls to prospect customers around the world to promote AMI and our product offering with the intention of generating event sales.

  • Selling delegate packages for conferences, including some exhibition stand sales
  • Build relationships and create new opportunities with new customers
  • Use your initiative to prioritise leads and maximise lead to sales conversion rates
  • Develop cross-selling skills to sell our ever-expanding portfolio of products
  • Form a close partnership with the conference organisers
  • Make a significant contribution to our success
  • Responsible for updating customer records on our database and some research when required.


The person

In order to thrive here you will need to be a self-starter with high motivation levels. Resilience and tenacity are also essential as they are key to helping us on our growth journey. You will also require a sound understanding of the sales process and, in an ideal world, experience of selling sponsorship although training will be provided. As you will be calling international attendees daily, you will also need to be a clear and concise communicator with a passion for building relationships with new clients.


You are someone who:

  • Aims to beat any target set and push themselves in and out of work
  • Has a proven track record of building relationships with prospects and customers
  • Is hardworking and ambitious
  • Thrives in a commercial environment 
  • Has a positive, determined approach, and is a team player
  • Is eager to learn
  • Is confident on the phone, with an excellent telephone manner
  • Has a right to work in the UK
  • The ability to speak international languages is an advantage


The package

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous uncapped commission and incentive structure, the harder you work the bigger the pay cheque
  • Generous holiday entitlement, plus the ability to buy more and great pension scheme
  • Ongoing training & development
  • The potential for international travel to events around the world


Why choose us?

AMI is a fast-growing events and market intelligence company with headquarters in the heart of Bristol and an international product portfolio across Europe, North America, and Asia.

Over the last 30 years AMI has gained a reputation for its understanding of the global trends and innovations within plastics, polymer and materials science. We host over 65 events around the world bringing together the leading influencers within their industries. We also publish numerous market reports and studies.

Our business is all about connecting people and creating a conversation – whether it is at one of our conferences or exhibitions, or through our market researchers seeking to understand the opportunities or issues within an industry. Our people therefore are at the heart of everything we do and as such we are seeking enthusiastic and innovative communicators who will work with our customers to provide events and insight that stimulate great debate and conversation.

In return for what you can bring, we can offer you an exciting, challenging role in a fast-growing business, with plenty of opportunities for growth as well as a competitive rewards package.  We also have some great perks such as a wellbeing corner, free fruit, a fantastic modern office environment and a social committee who are committed to getting everyone together for monthly events such as pub quizzes, wine tasting, and theatre trips as well as our amazing company away days.


The successful candidate really could make a huge difference here, so if you think you have the required skills please follow the instructions below.



How to apply

Please email your CV and covering note telling us why this role is perfect for you to Joshua Carpanini ( We will be reviewing applications as we receive them so we recommend submitting your application as soon as possible.

No recruitment agencies please.

We are a leading provider of information, market intelligence and events for the global plastics industry. Our business is underpinned by our talented staff and our unique databases.

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