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Group Sales Manager - Hampshire

Group Sales Manager - Hampshire

  • Location

    Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Hospitality, Commercial Leisure

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum + +bonus+ benefits

  • Contact:

    Mark Manning

  • Contact email:

    mjm@leisurepeople.com

  • Job ref:

    MJM1131_1710174357

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-04-10

Group Sales & Business Development Manager - Leisure, Arts and Cultural Trust

Up to £55,000 + bonus+ Benefits

Winchester/Hybrid/Travel throughout Hampshire

Our client is a fantastic Leisure, Arts and Cultural Trust with over 20 diverse arts, entertainment and visitor attraction venues hosting a range of productions, exhibitions, events, workshops and classes to the communities of Hampshire and beyond.

The Group Sales and Business Development Manager is a newly created role and will be central to developing the Trust's commercial and partnership strategies to increase visitor numbers and revenue, whilst instilling a more commercial customer centric culture throughout the organisation.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to develop and evolve the role further.

  • Ongoing mentoring from the CEO and Marketing Director to support with future advancement.

  • Working for a supportive, inclusive, fun organisation with a genuine purpose to enrich the lives of the communities they serve.

  • Annual bonus potential

  • 5% employee/7.5% employer pension

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Life Assurance 3x annual salary

  • Electric car lease salary sacrifice scheme.

  • Travel expenses away from the Winchester Head Office.

  • Hybrid working.

The Ideal candidate

  • Strategic thinker and entrepreneurial attitude towards developing a commercial business.

  • Experience developing b2b and b2c sales and CRM strategy with the leisure, travel, tourism, hotels or hospitality industry, possibly as a Director of Sales, Regional/Group Sales Manager, Regional/Group Business Development Manager.

  • Strategic partnership business development experience ideally into schools, travel operators, cruise line operators or hotel chains.

  • Experience in coaching, supporting, and leading cross functional sales teams and influencing the wider business to build a more results driven customer centric culture.

  • Demonstrate tangible commercial achievements in sales/revenue growth in previous roles.

  • Stake holder management experience across marketing, sales and operations.

  • Business and data analysis experience for data driven decision making.

  • Full driving licence and use of a car.

  • Able to commute to Winchester 1-2 days week and travel throughout Hampshire 1-2 days week.

  • Have an interest in arts, heritage, and culture and enriching the lives of whole communities.

For further information, please click apply with your CV detailing your commercial achievements to date and we will be in touch promptly if you have the right level of experience.