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Conference and Events Sales Executive
  • Full Time
  • London

The Kia Oval



per annum dependant on experience

  • Sales Bonus
  • 5% Club Bonus Scheme
  • 23 days holiday increasing to 28 days based on length of service
  • Non-Contributory Pension scheme
  • Private Health Care
  • Membership for domestic games, Tickets for International Games
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Job Overview

The Corporate Sales Team at the Kia Oval is responsible for £20m worth of revenue primarily across sponsorship, hospitality and Conference & Events. The biggest sales team within this group focus on the non-match day events (C & E). We are looking for a coordinator to join the corporate sales team full-time to focus on event organisation for all Club and stakeholder events.

General Duties

  • be an integral team member helping the team to achieve an annual budget
  • responsible for developing new and existing business both proactively and reactively for the Conference and Event Sales Team
  • process enquiries & proposals, providing best value options to customers while maximising sales opportunities, within agreed response times to all web based, email and phone enquiries accurately and within brand guidelines
  • follow-up on enquiries & proposals within agreed timescales and customer preferred method, arrange customer site inspections where applicable in order to close sale
  • provide direct liaison with customer and suppliers ensuring clear communications of each party’s needs and expectations
  • ensure co-ordination of events are completed to the expected standard and within given time frames
  • maintain excellent product knowledge at all times
  • record accurately all customer profiles, enquiries and booking information making full use of the appropriate systems
  • contribute ideas for the Sales and Marketing plan / be aware of competitor activities & industry trends

Essential Requirements

  • GCSE including Maths & English
  • At least 1 year’s experience within a hotel, venue or MICE agency
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literate and confident in MS Excel; Word and Outlook

Desirable Attributes

  • A level Attainment
  • Knowledge of diary management systems

How To Apply

Please forward your cv and a covering letter stating why you are suitable for this post to:
Closing date for applications will close at 5pm on Thursday 7th July 2022.

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