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Conference and Events Sales Supervisor

Conference Aston

Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £23,487 to £25,627 per annum
Grade:  Grade 06
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (12 months)
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Monday 01 November 2021
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  R210380
Release Date:  Monday 20 September 2021

Conference Aston have an exciting opportunity for an events sales supervisor role based at the busy Birmingham City Centre hotel and conference venue. The Conference and Events Sales Supervisor will have a focus on ensuring the sales department convert incoming enquiries to the very highest standards, responding promptly with proposals that ensure Conference Aston stand out in an increasingly competitive environment. As sales supervisor, you will also take responsibility for proposing and securing key bookings and higher value events, these could include large residential training clients, international conferences or high profile corporate functions. 

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a high quality, service-driven environment, with excellent communication skills and a natural drive to convert sales prospects into confirmed bookings. Your natural enthusiasm should inspire those around you in the sales team to secure new business, to achieve monthly and annual revenue targets. 

The role will primarily be based on-site at the hotel due to the nature of the environment and support required to enable in-person site visits, operations team interactions and information sharing, however, there is the possibility to incorporate part-dynamic working. 

Please note: Redeployees will be given priority consideration for vacancies

Please note that anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment.   Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel.  We kindly ask that candidates do not send CVs or cover letters as these will not be considered. Please note that only answers that fall within the application form questions will be assessed.  

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Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request i.e. large print, Braille, tape or CD Rom.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact HR via recruitment@aston.ac.uk

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.



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