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.