Sales and Events Manager in United Kingdom

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Job Title: Sales and Events Manager
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: £40,000 - £41,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Sales
Sub Sector: Other Sales
Job Reference No: BS1SalesandEvents220219

Job Description

Wavemaker Sales and Events Manager - Bristol

Location: Bristol, BS1

Position: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: GBP40,000 /year + bonus structure

The Wave

The Wave is a surf brand and surf culture company building inland surfing destinations in the UK and beyond. We`re developing stunning destinations for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. We want to create engaging places for people to learn, laugh and stay healthy. We are ambitious and committed and we love this exciting journey.Our inland surfing lake destinations are powered by the latest wave-making technology, offering perfect waves for all abilities. Embedded in stunning landscapes, we want to get people outdoors, into nature and enjoying life. All our work looks to make positive impact; balancing financial, environmental and social objectives... whilst being sustainable.

As an organisation, we are absolutely committed to providing amazing and inspiring experiences for our customers and we understand that in it order to achieve this, we are going to need a truly amazing and inspiring team to deliver them.

We have ambitious plans and intentions to grow from our first site in Bristol, to our second site in London and then beyond, across Europe. We understand that we may face some challenges in doing this so, if you`re `up for an adventure` then you just might be the person we`re looking for.

The Role - Sales and Events Manager

In short, we are going to need to recruit and retain the very best people the market has to offer because, as a team, we know that in order to achieve our goals we`re going to need `our whole to be significantly greater than the sum of our parts`.

As the Sales Manager of The Wave, you`ll be responsible for driving our surfer and non-surfer volume and yield at our Bristol site and beyond, with sustainability and the triple bottom line at the heart of everything you do. We`re looking for someone with relevant experience (at least 5 years`) in a large single site or multi-site sales role, which would ideally be within the leisure sector.

More specifically, you`ll be responsible for:

- Supporting, delivering and managing relationships which drive sales through the following channels; trade; network marketing; short break partners; affiliates; groups; corporates & events and education.
- Creating the annual sales strategy and budget for the site.
- Delivering the quarterly sales plan, cross-channel sales plan, B2B sales plan for the site.
- Creating and delivering the sales strategy for any events we run on site.
- Playing a part in build, management and development of the ticketing system.
- Manage the sales pipeline in the CRM system.
- Leading a small event team for delivery and execution of events and amazing experiences.
- Providing up-to-date sales expertise and guidance and making sure that we are always at the front of the wave.
- Create amazing school and group products to optimise revenue, engagement and repeat visits, particularly in the quieter seasons.
- Preparing the sales monthly board report

Skills / Attributes Required

- An ability to work under pressure, with a drive and determination to achieve the best - a can do attitude.
- Great people skills, with an ability to create and develop meaningful relationships
- Excellent organisational and time-management skills
- Strong attention to detail, with an ability to spot trends and errors
- A passion for sustainability, health and wellbeing and the natural world
- A proactive and ambitious mindset, with a desire to `muck-in`!

The Finer Details

- Basic Salary of GBP40,000 per annum
- 30 days holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays)
- Full-time Position, starting ASAP
- Bonus structure (commencing upon opening)
- Working initially from our Bristol Office on the Harbourside and then at our Bristol site in Easter Compton
- Flexible Working Patterns
- Sponsored learning/ qualifications and time provided for studying if required
- Company Pension Scheme

To Apply

- Please apply below with a copy of your CV and a Cover Letter.
- Sorry - No recruitment Agents
- Deadline: 15th March 2019

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