Sales & Events Manager

Exeter, Devon, England
£21600 - £30000 per annum
01 Mar 2018
20 Mar 2018
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sales, Sales Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Closing date: Monday 19th March 2018

This leisure and entertainment complex, includes tenpin bowling and a large soft play area, a large Grill Bar Restaurant on the ground floor, a Café Bar on the first floor, with a meeting room for 30 people and a prestigious function suite on the second floor that accommodates weddings, conferences and events for up to 250 people.

They are now seeking a Sales & Events Manager to join their dynamic organisation at a time of significant change and growth. You will have proven events management experience, with the drive and energy to ensure effective business development in line with their Values. You will be managing a small team to effectively run events, therefore leadership skills and motivational qualities are essential. You must be ambitious, determined, goal-orientated and a team player.

Benefits include an Unlimited Leisure and Gym Membership, 6% pension contribution, CPD opportunities to enable career progression within their expanding Company and Employee Benefit Schemes including Cycle to Work Scheme and Health Cash Plan.

Your hours of work will be flexible, working 45 per week, including weekends, evenings and public holidays.

Job purpose
Responsible for liaising with clients to plan, organise and manage events, functions and meetings to meet requirements within budget.

Assist the General Manager to communicate, implement and achieve the facility's annual target Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and aims & objectives, providing leadership, motivation and coaching to Team members.

Essential attributes:
- Sales experience
- Experience in organising & running events/functions
- Minimum 2 years supervisory experience within a leisure or hospitality environment
- Experience in managing budgets
- Experience of working towards targets and KPIs
- Experience of maintaining financial records & administration
- Excellent organisational and time management skills with an eye for detail
- Knowledge of current legislation within the leisure or hospitality industry
- Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
- Ability to work under pressure
- Ability to remain calm in emergency situations
- GCSE mathematics and English Language Grade C and above

Desirable attributes:
- Leisure or Hospitality Management Qualification
- Experience in sales and business development
- Current First Aid Qualification

They actively encourage job applications from all members of the community. They are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service delivery. are only interested in your ability to do the job.