Job Vacancy: Head of Conference & Events Sales

Job Title: Head of Conference & Event Sales

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

 Responsible for: Non Match Day Conference & Event Sales

 Location: Edgbaston Stadium, Edgbaston Road, Birmingham, B5 7QU

Warwickshire County Cricket Club (WCCC) is one of the largest and most successful County Cricket Clubs in England and Wales. WCCC is based at the iconic Edgbaston stadium, the second largest cricket stadium in the country following the completion of the £32m redevelopment in 2011.

Over the last seven years, Edgbaston has transformed many aspects of its business, including non-matchday Conference & Event (C&E) sales which have grown from £750k to £2.6m. All event, hospitality and catering sales at Edgbaston are operated by Edgbaston Experience Limited, which is a joint venture between WCCC and Compass Group plc.

Edgbaston Stadium is seeking a new Head of C&E Sales, a proactive and senior sales position responsible for the sales performance of the C&E sales team at Edgbaston Stadium and the growth of C&E business.

An important part of the role will be to develop beneficial and productive relationships with new and existing C&E clients. As such, the person fulfilling this role will have strong client relationships within the UK C&E market and a strong local knowledge of Birmingham & the Midlands.

The Head of C&E Sales will play a key role in the development of Edgbaston’s sales and marketing materials and manage awareness and participation in industry trade shows and exhibitions. They will also be responsible for the production of key financial reports, booking system compliance, auditing and forecasting as well as directly managing the re-active team of co-ordinators and the Business Development Manager.

To request a candidate information pack and full details on how to apply, e-mail info@kinseysears.com. The closing date for this role is Friday 12th April 2019.

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