Department: Hospitality (Commercial)
Accountable to: Senior Sales Manager
Criminal Record Check: Basic
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
What is the role?
The purpose of this role is to work as an integral part of the Football Club’s Special Events and Hospitality team by driving non matchday activity and revenue. The candidate shall lead on large scale concerts and be expected to acquire promoters and acts to perform at the venue whilst also delivering a year round calendar of non football events i.e. concerts, other sports.
The candidate is expected to use existing contacts whilst being proactive in growing their networks in order to deliver. Face to face meetings and outbound call campaigns for matchday hospitality packages are expected.
What are we looking for?
To thrive in this role, you will need previous experience working in the music industry specialising in concerts and have exceptional interpersonal skills, both on the phone and face to face. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic with their sales approach and determined to hit targets. You will be highly organised and adaptable to be able to work to tight deadlines.
The competencies which are required include:
Experience of working within the music industry, specifically on the curation and delivery of concerts
Experience of working in a proactive sales environment is desirable
Exceptional communication skills, both on the phone and face to face
Must be pro-active with their sales approach, self-motivated to meet targets
Must be able to manage own diary
A common sense approach to match clients requirements with the relevant product
Flexible to the requirements of the job, including working hours and areas of focus
A passion for exceptional customer service and satisfaction
What do you get in return?
If you are successful you can look forward to a healthy benefits package;
Access to x2 free match tickets for every home league game.
25 days’ holiday per year.
Life Assurance Cover of 2x salary.
Contributory Pension Scheme.
Incentivised Private Medical Insurance Scheme.
Child Care Vouchers.
Worldwide Travel Insurance.
Free onsite parking.
Discounted Southampton Football Club merchandise.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 2nd December.
*We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if a high volume of applicants are received. *