Event Sales Manager

Expiring today

Undisclosed Company
Surrey, Guildford
£30000 - £35000 per annum + Annual Bonus
13 Sep 2016
27 Sep 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
Event Sales Manager

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for an Event Sales Manager to join a very creative, personable and exciting employer based in Guildford; the employer is one of the UK's leading operators of Theatres, Restaurants and Cultural Venues which then forms part of one of the largest entertainment groups in Europe.

This is a permanent position and will be reporting into the General Manager - you will be directly responsible for managing an excellent delivery team in the form of an Events Manager and Assistant Events Manager

* Pay - up to £35k per annum (dependant on experience) with an annual bonus based on financial performance

* Hours - 37 hours per week - must be flexible to work according to business need and this may vary i.e. starting at 2pm and finishing at 11pm when specific events are scheduled

As an Event Sales Manager you will be responsible for growing and developing the hospitality, conference and private events business across 6 unique spaces at the venue through understanding the local market, creating and delivering attractive event packages. You will need to grow the events business to ensure the annual budget is achieved and that the events schedule is full for the year.

Using the existing database and working closely with the Marketing and Sales Manager you will identify opportunities to upsell to corporate clients to maximise sales revenue.

You will work closely with the existing delivery team to ensure all events that are scheduled run smoothly and accordingly to plan, ensuring profitability by creating a mini profit and loss document in agreement with the General Manager.

The ideal candidate will have and be able to demonstrate:-

* Passion, innovation and experience as a Sales/Events Manager in the Leisure and Hospitality sector
* Experience of being successful in a commercially driven environment against an agreed budget
* Ability to support the creation of a strategic sales and events plan and lead a team to implement successfully
* Ability to communicate with and manage relationships of key clients to achieve a mutually beneficial outcome
* Relevant Degree, Qualification or experience is required

If this sounds like the perfect role for you then please call Jonathan Mason on 07515325364 or send in your CV via the advert.

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