Event Sales Manager (maternity cover), London, 30K + commission

Event Sales Manager (fixed-term maternity cover), £30K + commission

This posotion may become a permanent role for a suitable candidate

An exciting, independently-run venue with sustainability running through all aspects of the business. Set within a Grade II listed building, this award-winning space is looking for a hard-hitting Events Sales Manager to cover maternity leave for up to 14 months.

About the role:

As the venue gets a high level of enquiries, you will be managing these and successfully converting them in to sales as well as trying to maximise profit by securing the most creative and diverse events.

You will facilitate tours of the venue for potential business, create quotes and costings as well as negotiate with clients. Alongside the Operations manager, you will work with preferred suppliers for any add-ons such as entertainment and decorations.

This is mainly a Monday – Friday, 9-5 role but certain events will require your attendance at times.

About you:

You should have a keen eye for marketing opportunities and be looking to spread the word about the venue to create a wider span of potential clients.

The ideal candidate should be able to write copy for marketing such as newsletters, promotions and brochures. Certain cover for the Operations Manager will sometimes be required so an amount of experience within events management is necessary.

You will be required to attend certain events when the possibility to sell or promote future business is apparent.

We’re looking for the perfect candidate, with a great track record to be able to start work in October, so please contact me to discuss.

The Change Group are acting as an Employment Agency in this instance.

Contact: Joe Paulinski
Reference: JP100818C
Job ID: 25201

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