Event Sales Manager

Location
Cambridgeshire
Salary
£27000 - 27000 per annum + commission
Posted
03 Aug 2017
Closes
02 Sep 2017
Ref
DC/10634
Sector
Venues
Function
Event Sales
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

An exciting venue in Cambridgeshire seeks a Sales Manager to generate new business through actively selling the venue, facilities and services. The ideal candidate will have experience in event sales, with a proven track record of consistently meeting and exceeding sales targets and the ability to develop new business and build long-term customer relationships. They will also be financially adept and commercially astute. Event or venue sales experience is essential for this role.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Identify, develop and secure new local business opportunities by proactively selling the venue's facilities and services to corporate and MICE clients
  • Deliver revenue and profitability against agreed sales targets
  • In conjunction with the business development manager , develop a sales strategy to achieve new sales
  • Create new sales leads and identify new sales opportunities
  • Set up and attend client meetings in order to secure new business
  • Work alongside the BDM and marketing partners to develop a marketing strategy to support local sales activities