Conference Sales Manager - Associations
Role: Conference Sales Manager – Associations
Team: Conference Sales
Contract Type: Permanent, 37 hours per week
Closing Date: 31st May 2017
The Scottish Event Campus (SEC) is Scotland's premier venue for conferences, concerts, events, and exhibitions. The campus comprises of The SSE Hydro, SEC Armadillo and SEC Centre and the company enjoys an enviable reputation as one of Europe’s most prestigious venues.
We are looking for a bright, emotionally intelligent and motivated individual to be part of our Conference Sales Team. The role involves identifying high yielding association congress business, and then developing a strategy with bid partners to secure the congress for the venue.
The successful candidate will be responsible for proactively researching potential business opportunities, building relationships with clients and influencers, and delivering complex bids. They should be able to demonstrate a proven track record solutions based sales, and have the ability to be both tenacious and cooperative at the same time.
The successful candidate will be a key ambassador for the SEC, Glasgow and Scotland and therefore needs to be passionate about these areas. They should be able to work on their own or as part of a team, and be able to adapt and overcome obstacles during the sales process.
The role will involve extensive UK and international travel, and the candidate should be able to cope with the demands of working in a fast paced ever changing environment. In addition, this role requires an individual with a high level of skill in Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
The ideal candidate should embrace our mission; Best Venues, Best People, Best Events. By adopting our core values for teamwork and collaboration, the candidate should share our passion for providing an excellent client experience. They should act as a role model and set an example for our team and the wider business.
If you would like to apply for the role, please do so in writing with CV, and a covering letter outlining what skills and experience you can bring to the role and stating current salary to The People Team, SEC, Glasgow, G3 8YW or by email to [email protected] The closing date for applications is 31st May 2017.