Conference Sales Assistant
Are you a confident communicator, with a friendly manner and a proven record of sales and promoting venues within the conference industry?
If you are then bring your experience to work in our small and ambitious team as a Conference Sales Assistant. In this challenging but rewarding role you will be involved in selling the Southcoast Conference events and holiday brands. You will be adept at building and maintain good working relationships to seize opportunities for new business, establish new clients and maintain existing contacts through networking events, telesales, exhibits as well as face to face ‘meet the clients’ events.
Southcoast Conferences is responsible for the commercial letting of the University of Brighton academic teaching facilities and halls accommodation whilst not being used for the core purpose of teaching. We are also responsible for promoting and administrating events at our dedicated year round Varley Park Conference Centre.
The successful applicant will need to be flexible to work over evenings and weekends, travelling across University campuses and to offsite venues for which standard time off in lieu will be given.
This is a part-time, 20 hours a week, fixed-term position for 12 months. Job-sharers are welcome to apply.
The University of Brighton is committed to equality and embraces diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We welcome all applicants and are committed to providing a supportive and flexible working environment.
Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the "working here" section of our vacancies page.
To apply please visit: https://jobs.brighton.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=CC5011-19-138
Closing Date: Sunday 12 May 2019