The recruitment drive follows the recent promotion to head of sales of Rej Patel, who is leading the new expansion plan.
The new hires include senior account manager corporate Carolyn Mitchell, and account managers Sasha Maan, Becki Brown, Duane Alvares, Shaunte Harris, Michael Televantou and Gianluca Carotenuto.
Mitchell has eight years experience in the events industry and will focus on business development for the company. She previously worked as sales and marketing manager for events agency PUSH UK before moving to Cheerful21st as client services manager.
Brown has more than five years' experience in the events industry and previously worked as sales executive for The Conference People.
Harris has an event management degree and joins with more than eight years' experience across a number of industries within the corporate sector.
Televantou has spent three years as an events and marketing manager for live events in East London.
Mann joins from The Royal Bank of Canada, where she worked in the role of sponsorship manager.
Alvares previously worked with Qantas as a customer services manager after graduating with a hospitality and business degree.
Carotenuto joins from Education First, where he worked as activities manager for three years after graduating with a degree in international tourism management.
Raj Patel, Head Of Sales at Chillisauce, said: "It’s been an exciting week for Chillisauce and we have been particularly pleased about appearing twelfth in C&IT’s Top 20 Agencies.
"In such a competitive industry we are committed to finding and investing in the right professionals to engage with the high-calibre of clients we work with. With our busiest time now in progress it’s imperative that we have the most motivated and talented staff in place to meet the growing demand for our services. We have been delighted by the quality of candidates so far this year and our latest new recruits should help advance the success of our already talented corporate events team."
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