Conference and Events Sales Executive - Surrey County Cricket Club - Salary £23,000 per annum - Closing date 7 July 2022

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  • Kennington, London, UK
  • Jun 23, 2022
Full time, permanent Events Sales

Job Description

Salary and Benefits
£23,000 per annum
Sales Bonus
5% Club Bonus Scheme
23 days holiday increasing to 28 days based on length of service
Non-Contributory Pension scheme / Private Health Care
Membership for domestic games, Tickets for International Games and loads more

The Position

The Corporate Sales Team at the Kia Oval is responsible for £20m worth of revenue primarily across sponsorship, hospitality and Conference & Events. The biggest sales team within this group focus on the non-match day events (C & E). We are looking for a coordinator to join the corporate sales team full-time to focus on event organisation for all Club and stakeholder events.


What you’ll do

• be an integral team member helping the team to achieve an
annual budget
• responsible for developing new and existing business both
proactively and reactively for the Conference and Event Sales
Team
• process enquiries & proposals, providing best value options to
customers while maximising sales opportunities, within agreed
response times to all web based, email and phone enquiries
accurately and within brand guidelines
• follow-up on enquiries & proposals within agreed timescales and
customer preferred method, arrange customer site inspections
where applicable in order to close sale
• provide direct liaison with customer and suppliers ensuring clear
communications of each party’s needs and expectations
• ensure co-ordination of events are completed to the expected
standard and within given time frames
• maintain excellent product knowledge at all times
• record accurately all customer profiles, enquiries and booking
information making full use of the appropriate systems
• contribute ideas for the Sales and Marketing plan / be aware of
competitor activities & industry trends


The Person

The successful candidate will have the following experience / skills / qualities:

Essential:
• GCSE including Maths & English
• At least 1 year’s experience within a hotel, venue or MICE
agency
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Computer literate and confident in MS Excel; Word and Outlook

Desirable:
• A level Attainment
• Knowledge of diary management systems

Attributes
• Ability to multi-task, think fast and to deliver solutions to customer
requirements
• Possess diplomacy, discretion and impartiality of judgment
• Self started, drive, ambition
• Ability to work to strict pressured deadlines
• Creative in thinking and approach
• Motivated by a passion for quality and great service delivery
• A “can-do” attitude
• To be an excellent ambassador for the Kia Oval