Role: Event Sales Manager

Salary: £35-38,000

Location: Woolwich

Overview

Woolwich Works​ is a landmark, multi-million pound project that has transformed the historic site of Royal Arsenal into a new 15,000sqm creative district for London; voted by Timeout as the Best New Culture Spot in London.

They are looking for an experienced commercial event sales professional to join their team with the responsibility for acquiring substantial commercial events business. You’ll be excited by the potential of the venues, confident and innovative in your ability to sell them, and passionate about the vital contribution your commercial success will make to the Trust’s overarching ambitions and objectives.

Experience in an arts or entertainment environment would be an advantage. You’ll need to be comfortable managing conflicting demands and priorities, and with contributing to setting something up from scratch.

Is this job for you?

Are you a commercial event sales professional with the following skills and experience

  • A proven track record of selling both large-scale and mid-scale venue spaces. in excess of £500k per year
  • Managing inbound hire enquiries, responding directly to commercial event hire enquiries in a professional and timely manner
  • Managing agency relationships to support the event sales function and achieve best value and return on investment.
  • Working closely with marketing departments on business-to-business marketing
  • Attending trade shows and other industry forums in a sales capacity.
  • Identifying and maximising opportunities for the upselling and cross-selling of additional goods and services
  • Manage and report on sales pipeline
  • To identify strategic opportunities in the London events calendar and contribute to overall venue diary planning and management experience opportunities.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Passionate about people, communities, diversity and inclusion

This is a unique and fantastic position in an outstanding venue.  If the role and the opportunity of making a real impact on the local community through your commercial success excites you then we would love to hear from you.