Senior Venue Sales Executive

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Salary to £27,000 per annum depending upon experience
Posted
31 Oct 2016
Closes
30 Nov 2016
Discipline
Media
Sector
B2C
Business Type
Media Owner
Seniority
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

Senior Venue Sales Executive - Prestigious Venue!   

Salary to £27,000 per annum depending upon experience

Our client represents a renowned London venue that is home to many exciting events ranging from exhibitions, fashion shows, product launches and wine tastings to company conferences, antique fairs and examinations.  The historic charm, location and reputation for service make this venue a top choice for many UK Event Organisers.

We are looking for an experienced Event Sales professional. Are you looking to take a step up? We have an exciting opportunity within our world class venue. The ideal candidate will have experience in driving sales and generating business through new and existing leads. Ideally you will also have a knowledge of corporate catering, operations and Events Perfect

 

If you currently work in Venue sales now then we want to hear from you!

Accountabilities:

  • To manage incoming enquiries in a professional and helpful way and to convert them to visits and confirmed bookings.
  • To achieve monthly sales targets and fill occupancy
  • To have the knowledge of event spaces in and around London, event caterers, suppliers and our competitors
  • To comprehend knowledge on the venue, its capacities and partners
  • To source new business leads and make contact with potential customers with the aim of developing sales
  • To conduct site visits in order to pitch and explain the benefits of the venue
  • To have a good empathetic working relationship with the Operations team
  • To attending networking events with the Sales and Event Planner and Venue Sales Manager
  • Preparing and following up on sales quotations and proposals. Data entry (leads, client details and data updating) on the company CRM system
  • Keeping occupancy and yield reports up to date on a weekly basis
  • Support the Event Planners, Venue Sales Manager and Head of Commercial Operations when required

KNOWLEDGE

        

Knowledge of Sales processes

Knowledge of the Events and Meetings sector

Knowledge of selling venue space or organising large meetings and small exhibitions

Knowledge of operations, catering and licensing

EXPERIENCE       

Experience of venue or event sales, by telephone and face to face

Experience of working in the events or venue sector

Experience of working with event agencies           

Experience of working with catering providers

Experience of working in the charity sector

   

SKILLS  - JOB COMPETENCES

 Use of Microsoft Office at an 'Intermediate' level including producing reports and formatting letters

 Use of a database including inputting data and searching for information

 Ability to communicate accurately and effectively in verbal and written English

 Ability to be flexible with working hours

Apply Here:  info@savvyrecruitment.com