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Sales Development Executive

£24k – £24k • 0.1% – 0.5%
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CognitionX is a global leader in AI and emerging technology. Its mission is to bring clarity to, and accelerate adoption of AI across all organisations from global enterprises to startups, and help ensure a safe and responsible transition to an AI-driven society.

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CogX is our annual Festival of All things AI, and has become the largest AI festival in Europe, with over 20,000 attendees and 600+ speakers.

We are now looking for a passionate, creative and successful Sales Associate to join our team and help to build the leading AI event globally, CogX.

The Event:

- CogX is Europe's largest AI Event, see cogx.co
- 20,000+ Attendees
- 600+ Speakers
- Over 12 stages covering AI and Emerging Tech on Government, Industry, and Society
- Agenda aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

The Role:

- Drive new business, as well as close existing leads across enterprise, SMEs, public sector and tech vendors to help create CogX, the leading AI event in Europe
- Work closely with the sales team to pitch a variety of sponsorship and exhibition stand packages and converting prospects into leads
- Consistently meet targets and revenue goals, keeping an organised pipeline and forecast
- Respond to all inbound enquiries, as well inbound leads into CogX to distribute to appropriate members of the team
- Drive a culture of data-driven decision making, working with insights and knowledge from our platform to create the best solutions for our clients
- Collaborate with Marketing to ensure cohesion across messaging and the event
- Schedule up meetings/calls for the sales team
- Identifying key sectors to sell into and new outreach channels
- Handling inbound communications (email, live chat. telephone journey)


- You have proven success in a sales role, preferably within the events industry
- You have proven success working with enterprise clients, SMEs, startups on both buy-side and sell-side
- You are passionate about technology, excited about the future of artificial intelligence and able to engage in detailed conversations on the topic
- You have the confidence and emotional intelligence to be able to speak to multiple different stakeholders of varying seniority
- You are detail-oriented and able to create persuasive and engaging sales materials
- You have excellent prioritisation skills and ability to manage multiple projects at once
- You are energetic, passionate and a strong communicator
- You may have startup experience and thrive on the fast-paced environment of a growing company
- A fast learner with a great entrepreneurial spirit for new ideas
- Self-starter and will-do attitude to get things done

Strictly no recruiters, please.

CognitionX at a glance

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CognitionX focuses on Technology, Cloud Data Services, Big Data Analytics, and Marketplace. Their company has offices in London. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees.

You can view their website at http://cognitionx.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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