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Sales & Business Development Manager - Group Bookings

Sales & Business Development Manager - Group Bookings

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Hospitality, Commercial Leisure

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Mark Manning

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Sales & Business Development Manager - Leisure Attractions/Group Bookings

Winchester/Hybrid/Remote/Travel throughout Hampshire

Circa £40,000 O.T.E. yr1 + excellent benefits + career development

We are looking for a Sales and Business Development Manager to proactively drive group booking business (travel trade, education, societies, schools and corporates) for a live events, museum and visitor attraction operator with venues throughout Hampshire.

This is a newly created role so the post holder will have plenty of opportunity to capitalise on existing trade for leads, referrals and repeat business as well as proactively generating new leads and building new partnerships to generate new business.


  • Opportunity to develop and evolve the role and build a team.

  • Opportunity to earn more in year two as the group booking business grows.

  • Ongoing mentoring from the Senior Leadership team to support with future advancement.

  • Working for a supportive, inclusive, fun, ambitious organisation with a genuine purpose to enrich the lives of their customers.

  • 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/fuel expenses.

  • Hybrid working.

The Ideal candidate

  • Outgoing, self-motivated, target driven individual with outstanding communication, networking and partnership building skills.

  • B2B/B2C Group bookings sales experience most likely from within the sports, leisure, travel, tourism, education, visitor attractions, hotels, bars, clubs, conference and events or hospitality industry.

  • Proactive sales experience with evidence of self-generating leads in a previous role possibly as a Travel Trade Sales Manager, Events Sales Manager, Corporate Sales, Director of Sales, Business Development Manager or Sales Executive.

  • Have the ambition/capability to manage and develop and small sales bookings team.

  • Full driving licence and use of a car.

  • Able to travel throughout Hampshire for regular meetings and site visits.

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