A unique opportunity to work for one of the world's most high profile, prestigious venue group!
This leading venue group has a portfolio of large scale, multiple use venues and plays host to hundred's of events annually. Attracting over 1.5million customers a year they are one of the biggest names in the industry hosting a variety of events including large scale concerts, sporting events, conferences, exhibitions and launch events. The versatility of their venues, along with their connection and proximity to excellent transport links enables them to deliver spectacular events throughout the year, attracting people from around the globe!
With an unrivalled reputation in the market, ambitious plans for the future and the opportunity to build a strong career - this is a great opportunity not to be missed!
Due to their on-going success, they are now on the lookout for a Sales / Account Manager to join their committed team and help drive the business forwards. With a focus on 2 of their most iconic venues responsibilities are broad and include:
Account management and ensuring current accounts are maximised
Proactively targeting new businesses
Driving revenue forward across the venues
Pitching for business
Working closely with internal delivery and marketing teams
Building and developing relationships
Overseeing the operational delivery of events
Ensuring you are kept up to date with industry trends
Representing the venues at industry events
Being on site when necessary
Candidates must come with a strong understanding of the events / entertainment venue market, ideally having worked previously within a large scale venue. In addition any exposure to the sports sector or conference / exhibition market would be an added benefit. Candidates must be client facing and have a proven background of developing relationships and accounts as well as a strong commercial focus. Experience of delivering and selling events in the live entertainment industry, and understanding the complexity which comes with such events would also be an added benefit.
In return they offer a fabulous team orientated environment where you will be given the freedom and support to develop your career, whilst working on a variety of projects!
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