Sale Sharks is one of the leading professional rugby union clubs in Europe. The club has won the Premiership title and twice lifted the European Challenge Cup. We are now expanding our commercial team as part of strategy to dramatically increase revenues in a year when the Rugby World Cup is held in England.
Position: Hospitality Sales Manager
Location: Carrington, Greater Manchester
Job type: Permanent and full time position
We are looking for a target-driven and highly motivated Hospitality Sales Manager to drive forward sales of our premium sports hospitality packages.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a respected sports club with a strong heritage and excellent brand appeal.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record in delivering exceptional sales results within the Sports, Events, Venues or Hospitality sectors
You will be commercially astute, able to exceed sales targets and work under pressure in a fast moving, but enjoyable environment. The role calls for a highly organised individual with a structured approach to their work.
You will be responsible for the full sales cycle - from generating leads to contacting potential customers and winning business by building long-term profitable relationships.
The successful candidate will also be responsible for the planning of the match day hospitality and, working in conjunction with our catering team, delivering an award-winning experience for our professional clients.
This is an exciting opportunity that will offer the successful candidate a variety of challenges and the chance to make a big difference to an ambitious organisation
Based at our High Performance Centre at Carrington, the role requires a team player capable of conveying our excellent packages both verbally and in written communication.
You will be a problem solver with the capability to expand our hospitality offering through innovative thinking and employing industry best practice.
A good level of proficiency in Microsoft Office and CRM will be required for this role.
To apply, please forward your CV and a covering note explaining why you would be suitable for the post to jobs@Salesharks.com
The closing date for applications for this role is: Wednesday 3 June 2015