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Business Development Manager

Location: North Bristol
Posted: 26/10/2020

Job Type: Permanent

Do you have previous sales experience within the corporate hospitality or sporting industry?

Our client, a premier hospitality and sporting venue, is looking for a Commercial Manager to take the lead in generating sales for their hospitality and event bookings, and advertising and sponsorship agreements.  The successful candidate will be responsible for developing new relationships, managing existing relationships, and increasing advertising and sponsorship.  Our client is based in an easily accessible area of North Bristol with onsite parking.

Other daily duties of the Commercial Manager to include:

  • Reviewing and improving the sales process to grow the number of hospitality and events bookings year on year
  • Maximising sales by means of telesales, online channels and face to face appointments
  • Responding to inquiries via the website and social media, email, and telephone in a professional and timely manner
  • Completing sales and account management of all sponsorship partners and advertising suppliers
  • Sourcing and retaining new sponsorship partners ensuring they receive a first-class service
  • Networking to promote the business within the commercial market
  • Overseeing the website and utilising social media channels to promote the business
  • Identifying potential additional revenue streams and creating business cases to support their implementation
  • Producing sales plans showing how commercial targets will be hit and the resources required to do so

Due to the nature of this Commercial Manager role, proven business development experience is required and a passion for hospitality and/or sports would be advantageous.  This is alongside the ability to work independently, excellent attention to detail, and strong communication skills.

Our client is offering a great package and is well established in their industry.  If this sounds like a role that would be of interest to you, then please get in touch with us to apply.