We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Conference Sales Manager to head our sales team. The successful post holder will promote and sell the services of York Conferences Office based at the University of York. You will proactively identify and pursue new market and business opportunities, making the initial contact with potential clients and following through to the point of sale ensuring a personal approach is given throughout.
You will have a degree level education and/or a business sales qualification equivalent or relevant experience along with the ability to ‘direct sell’ to a new client base. Substantial experience of managing a proactive commercial sales team is essential. You will have a friendly and approachable attitude with the ability to adapt to clients’ needs.
The salary range is £27,213 to £31,491 per annum plus a possible 10% performance related bonus.
Closing date: midnight on 5 October 2016.
Previous candidates need not apply.
YCL offers a staff discount scheme with local shops, businesses and restaurants.
York Conferences 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.
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