Event Sales Manager

Job Type:
Permanent
AED Salary Range:
Any
Salary Description:
£30000 per annum
Sector:
Venues
Region:
UK
Location:
London
Posted:
02/06/2017
Recruiter:
ESP Recruitment
Job Ref:
DC/10511

This is a rare opportunity for an Event Sales Manager to join a prestigious venue in the contemporary art world. This exclusive venue with stunning blank canvas space, seeks an ambitious and creative individual to develop their sales and marketing strategy for hiring their event space for receptions, dinners and breakfast events. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of achieving and exceeding targets and generating income from events. You will have experience of generating leads and securing new business, with the ability to manage budgets and schedules. It will be necessary to work unsociable hours when required.

* Actively market the venue by developing relationships with clients to maximise sales
* Target event sales growth
* Research and generate potential venue hire clients, attending networking events to maximise income opportunities
* Manage new business appraisal processes to include tenders for new event opportunities and lead on new business development
* Proactively seek to upsell occupancy, equipment and catering
* Attend events at the venue for customer service/sales reasons
* Agree and set budgets, forecasts and sales targets with the Head of Events
* Build and maintain a sales campaign pipeline with accurate event budget forecasting
* Work closely with the press and marketing departments to ensure the brand is effectively marketed for events
* Communicate with the events delivery team to manage the sales and booking of events

Contact Details:
ESP Recruitment
Tel: 020 7299 2960
Contact: Diane Carters
Email:

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