Events and Sales Manager

 

  • Location
  • Type
  • Salary
  • West London
  • Events & Sales Manager
  • £35,000 plus 20% bonus

Job Description

The venue is sought after for events, and therefore we are looking to recruit an experienced individual who understands operationally and commercially how to execute the very best events in the industry! The events are booked centrally through our client, which is a key part of the successful role holder’s role, as you will need to build a strong relationship with the Sales team. Your role will primarily be responsible for ensuring that you convert the contract and manage the organisation and delivery of the event to an exceptional standard!

 Effective leadership and organisation is required in this role to ensure that we achieve top line sales and budgets for the venue, in addition to:

  • Build a strong working relationship with the client and relevant departments within the venue
  • Proactively growing and developing relationships with prospective and existing key accounts
  • Accurate business reports and understanding of where we can increase revenue
  • Creation of quality proposals for our clients
  • Support with planning/organising events in conjunction with event managers
  • Effectively raise Searcys profile via appropriate marketing channels; so that we are seen as a key venue
  • Attending organised events to engage with clients. Eg: open days, exhibitions, displays etc
  • Ensuring all marketing and sales collateral is in line with the venues sales strategy

Ideal candidate;

  • Previous client interaction is essential
  • Strong commercial and financial awareness
  • Previous experience of working within a Sales role for an events/venue company is essential
  • Previous operational events experience is essential to understand how events operate
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Previous experience of managing a team is desirable
  • Able to adapt their approach and style dependant on who they are liaising with
  • Natural flair for networking, self-driven and enthusiastic about success in their role

If you are looking for a new opportunity and have the ambition and drive to grow this fantastic venue forwards, and have previous experience to demonstrate your skills; then we would love to hear from you!


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