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Sport job in Selby, UK

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£20,617 + Commission
Job location: Selby, UK
Job sector: sport
Job description:
Hours: 37 hours per week

About this role:
The Sales and Events Manager is an exciting new post created to develop, implement and drive the sales strategy across the Selby contract. To meet and exceed total sales budgets, manage and measure the success of initiatives/promotions and show return on investment for sales and marketing activities.

The successful candidate will deliver a creative engagement plan, for both new and existing accounts including familiarisation events, site visits, entertainment and presentations. You will actively seek out new business opportunities for your sites, through participation in group wide initiatives and working alongside other colleagues, managers and partners. Other duties include Identifying and generating own leads through research that identifies potential customers, completing targeted sales calls and appointments to maximise opportunities. You will identify both sales and marketing opportunities to raise the profile of your sites in the market place and lead, motivate, retain and develop the onsite teams, playing an integral part in the delivery of business goals and growth expectations within the contract. You will be driven to achieve set objectives, targets and KPI’s.

Skills and qualities required:

The successful candidate MUST:
- Have strong sales skills – demonstrate confidence and ability when communicating and effective in converting prospects to delivered income.
- Have a track record of achievement – at least 2 years’ experience in Leisure/Hospitality or other brand led customer facing proactive sales environments.
- Highly motivated self-starter with “can-do” approach, combined with a strong customer service ethic and creative problems solving style. Ability to work within a team in a collaborative manner.
- Be commercially aware – sees how the sales contribution aligns with the contract and Trust’s plans and actively seeks out ways to drive income.
- Be an effective communicator – orally and written across varying levels of seniority, with natural rapport building skills.
- Be tenacious and creative in pursuing results. Passionate, energetic and can deliver at pace.
- Be comfortable working under own initiative with limited supervision and as part of a team.
- Have the ability to assimilate information quickly and effectively plan. Quick thinking and flexible in approach.
- Have a positive, team focused personality, resilient, calm and not easily fazed. Sets and sustains high standards.

Additional information:
To download the Job Role click here.

To download an application form click here.

To apply for this post please download an application form quoting the above vacancy reference number and email back by clicking on ‘apply now’.

Closing Date: Friday 28th September 2018, 5pm
Proposed Interview Date: To be confirmed
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