Head of Sales & Events

Location London
Discipline: Sales, Marketing & Support Services, Venue
Job type: Contract
Salary: £55k
Contact name: Josh Paxman

Contact email: josh@illume-recruitment.com
Contact phone: 07793 021369
Job ref: JP10780
Published: about 2 months ago
Expiry date: 06 Jun 2022 00:59

Head of Sales & Events - London - 55k


I am currently recruiting for a Head of Sales & Events for a leading London events venue.

For this Head of Sales & Events role, I am looking for a candidate with:

  • At least 2-3 years’ managerial experience leading a successful professional team of event professionals, ideally within a unique venue or 5* hospitality venue. Generating measurable commercial event sales through planned yield management

  • Marketing strategy and planning experience including planning and delivering multiple marketing campaigns

  • Excellent organisational, negotiating and team leadership skills

  • Proven ability to manage varying workloads under stress and tight deadlines

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly with a wide range of people and organisations

  • Excellent IT skills with MS Office, diary management systems and report writing

  • Good levels of numeracy, sales and profit accountability

  • Willing and able to work unsocial hours when required

  • Be confident and positive toward challenges given. Empowering the team with opportunity and drive to succeed

  • Cultivate great relationships with members of the Inn and staff, promoting the professional behaviour of the events office

  • Possess a keen interest in current fine dining and wine appreciation

All candidates applying for this Head of Sales & Events role must have been in a similar position within the hospitality sector in the past year.

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