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Sales Director

A new and exciting opportunity to join our AJ Bell Stadium in Salford has arisen, due to recent success we are expanding the team and looking for an outstanding Venue Sales Director.


Manchester Xpress/IM/7829 Salary Permanent £40,000 pa plus bonus OTE £4,000


The Place


A new and exciting opportunity to join our AJ Bell Stadium in Salford has arisen, due to recent success we are expanding the team and looking for an outstanding Venue Sales Director. We have a stunning range of Meeting Rooms & Conference Suites holding a number of events ranging from 2 to 1,000 delegates. As our Venue Sales Director you have an opportunity to make the venue the chosen destination in the North West for concerts and music festivals due to the vast space around the Stadium.


 


The Job


Your main responsibilities with be to generate new leads, closing deals in order to grow the non match day profitable revenue for Elior UK, developing and implementing strategies across the area of responsibility to grow the C&E business. Delivering innovative solutions to potential clients in line with business objectives, achieving and maximising targets. Also be managing accounts and building relationships with existing client as well as those that you bring on.  You will be working closely with our outstanding operations team, establish and maintain a committed and engaged team throughout the sales process, to ensure all new business is a commercial success.


 


The Person


To be successful in this role you will - Strong background in conference and events from a similar environment; Experience of account managing national conference booking agents; Past experience of large volume C&E accounts; As the venue sales director you MUST be organised, a confident communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills, able to bring new and innovative ideas to the table; Strong experience in driving the pipeline through proactive sales into a variety of C&E markets including exhibitions, concerts, road shows etc; A strategic individual with detailed commercial acumen and a real hunger to achieve. ; Experienced in producing high end financial reports and presentations ; Experience of managing a team of 5 plus direct sales reports


 


The Rewards


£40,000 pa plus bonus OTE £4,000, laptop, phone and an annual bonus,. Our client offers unrivalled career potential. For more information on this role please send your CV into Xpress or call 0131 440 1960.


 


Xpress Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


All candidates registering with Xpress Recruitment will need to provide proof of identity, eligibility to work in UK and any relevant qualifications and references.


Xpress Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. All candidates registering with Xpress Recruitment will need to provide proof of identity, eligibility to work in UK and any relevant qualifications and references.