New Business Executive Jobs Vacancy at Southampton Football Club Southampton
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New Business Executive Jobs Vacancy at Southampton Football Club Southampton Jobs Details:
Halo Conferences & Events is the events department within the Southampton Football Club Group. Halo is an aspiring catering company in its own right, challenging the paradigm of large scale events to provide exceptional quality to their customers.
Acquired by the Football Club in 2010; together they operate a culture which promotes respect, unity, accountability, creativity and aspiration - this is the Southampton Way.
We want people who can lead the way and become an example to others. At Halo Conferences & Events you¹ll be given the platform to work in a vibrant, intelligent and challenging work environment with the potential to develop and become the best at what you do.
We don’t stand still, we are constantly moving forward. Be part of it…
What is the role?
We have an exciting opportunity for a New Business Event Executive to join our growing and dynamic sales and events team within Halo Conferences & Events. You will be a key member of the team, taking sales enquiries and following-up with detailed event proposals and confirming business. Working in a reactive and proactive office based environment, you will ensure our client base is developed and maintained to ensure any prospective or current clients hold their events at St Mary’s Stadium.
You will have a key role in increasing and developing brand awareness for Halo Conferences and Events, with challenging new business development targets. You will also have the responsibility of keeping up to date with current market research and trends to ensure that our products stay in line with our main competition.
What are we looking for?
We are looking for a candidate with experience in the events industry in a sales focused role who has excellent customer service and organisation skills. The candidate will be able to work in a fast paced and demanding environment and need to be able to self-motivate and have a driven character.
The competencies which are required include:
Good understanding of the food and beverage service business.
Experience in a sales focused role.
Knowledge and experience of events planning and organising.
5* hospitality background would be advantageous.
GCSE’s grade A - C in English and Maths or equivalent.
Educated to degree level or equivalent experience.
Excellent customer service and organisation skills.
Be able to manage own time effectively.
Exceptional communication & sales skills.
Ability to work in a fast paced and demanding environment.
Ability to build, develop and maintain good client relationships.
Very good IT skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Attention to detail and the ability to use own initiative alongside a team is essential.
Creative in thinking and approach.
Ability to self-motivate and consistently have a can-do attitude.
Awareness of catering trends.
Must be driven, enthusiastic and be of strong character.
Must be able to manage a high workload whilst maintaining professionalism.
What do you get in return?
If you are successful you can look forward to a healthy benefits package; A salary of up to £19,000 depending on experience, plus Commission. Two Season Tickets. 22 day’s holiday per year, increasing to 25 days after one full football season. Life Assurance Cover of 2x salary. Contributory Pension Scheme. Incentivised Private Medical Insurance Scheme. Child Care Vouchers. Free onsite parking. Discounted Southampton Football Club merchandise.
This job was originally posted as www.caterer.com/job/76150991