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Sales and Events Manager

York Commercial Ltd
34,785.12 per annum
Not applicable
Contract status
Hours of work
Based at
University of York campus
Interview date
11 & 12 July 2022
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Role Description

York Commercial Ltd. has an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and motivated individual to join the company as Sales and Events Manager to take responsibility for managing YCL conference business at the University of York.

York Conferences are responsible for generating revenue through delivering conferences and events, hosting day meetings, exhibitions and residential conferences throughout the year based on the University of York campus.

As Sales and Events Manager, you will be responsible for generating sales of conferencing space and functions whilst delivering outstanding customer services. The post-holder will also lead the York Conferences team and work closely with other service providers and Heads of Departments to develop new commercial concepts and business relationships.

This post requires a degree level or equivalent event management qualification (or relevant professional experience), along with an in-depth knowledge of the conference, hospitality or events industry. Experience of financial budget setting and leading a team is also required.

The hours for the role will be full-time (37 hours per week). The starting salary offered is £34,785.12 per annum.

Why Should You Apply?

  • We offer 38 annual leave days, includes the public and bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • Car parking on premises is available and subject to competitive monthly fees
  • We provide 10% discount at on-campus catering outlets and Nisa retail shops (T&Cs apply)
  • We offer discounted postage services (National and International)
  • We provide concession rates to use York winning sports facilities, York Sports Village and York Sports Centre
  • We offer Competitive rates at Campus Nursery and Cycle to Work Schemes
  • We offer discounted rates on local retailers and services that are exclusive to YCL

Closing date: midnight on 4 July 2022

Anticipated interview date: 11 & 12 July 2022

York Commercial Ltd. (YCL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of York. The Head Office is situated at the University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD. The successful candidate will be appointed on YCL terms and conditions of employment.

The University strives to be diverse and inclusive  – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University. 

We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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