Conference & Events Sales Coordinator

Are you looking to progress your career?

The National Space Centre is seeking a dynamic individual to increase venue hire revenue in our expanding venue hire business. This role will involve actively selling the event product/service and establishing key relationships with regional and national businesses, key business agents and clients to proactively generate event bookings. The individual will also need to monitor peaks and troughs within the business and take appropriate action to ensure that facilities are sold to the best advantage. You will be an ambassador for the National Space Centre and an expert in managing relationships with internal departments and external clients. The successful applicant will lead the venue's sales action plan, through research, tele-sales, networking, promotional campaigns and client familiarisation trips. This position would suit someone who is self-motivated and enjoys working with people. You must have a proven sales track record, preferably from a conference & events background, be highly motivated, a team player and have great enthusiasm and energy.

About the National Space Centre
The National Space Centre is the UK's largest visitor attraction dedicated to space and space exploration, welcoming around a quarter of a million visitors each year since its opening in June 2001. Venue Hire is a vital part of the business, exploiting the highly themed surroundings of the award-winning building and exhibition to provide a unique experience. It has become firmly established as one of East Midlands' unique, premier event's venue; hosting 250 events and welcoming 16,000 corporate visitors per year. It offers a unique venue for a wide range of corporate events, from conferences to product launches, team building missions and evening dinners.

For additional information visit www.venuehire.spacecentre.co.uk

Working with Children – An Enhanced Disclosure is required for this role. Information about the Disclosure service can be found at the Directggov website.

Salary £23,000 - £27,000 per annum, depending upon skills and experience.

Please download and complete the application form available in Microsoft Word below and Email it to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

(No agencies).

Previous applicants need not reapply.

Closing date for completed application is 12 Noon Tuesday 17th March 2015.

Interviews, for short-listed candidates, will be held on Thursday 26th March 2015 at the National Space Centre.




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we are only able to offer a limited number of selective placements.

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  • Student Teachers – learning outside of the classroom module as a part of degree or PGCE



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