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Sales Executive

York Conferences Ltd
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
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18,424.73 per annum
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Role Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Sales Executive to join our 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 5 GCSE passes at grade C or above to include English Language and Mathematics or an equivalent qualification or relevant experience.  Substantial experience of working within a proactive commercial sales environment team is essential. You will have a friendly and approachable attitude with the ability to adapt to clients’ needs.

37 hours per week

The salary is £18,424.73 per annum

Closing date: midnight on 19 October 2018

Anticipated interview date: 7 November 2018

Anticipated start date: 7 December 2018

YCL offers a staff discount scheme with national and local retailers, 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.

The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community  – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

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