​​Sales Manager Maternity Cover

Be part of the vision; be part of the RIBA.

The RIBA is a global professional membership body driving excellent in architecture.

Salary: £30,720 - £35,840 range per annum
Location: RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London, W1B 1AD
Hours: 35 hours per week, Maternity Cover Contract to start in May 2018 for 1 year

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) champions better buildings, communities and the environment through architecture and its members. With a passion to promote a wider public appetite and interest in architecture through its website, exhibitions, talks and four million-strong collections, the RIBA has led the profession since its foundation in 1834, and continues to lead as architects face the challenges of the 21st century.

Our Venues team market and sell the RIBA's 21 meetings and event facilities. As Sales Manager, you will be responsible for delivering our budgets by effectively selling all of our meeting rooms and services to maximise income and to promote us as a 5* unique venue in London. Your role will be wide-ranging including dealing proactive and reactive sales with corporate, private client and internal events.

With proven sales, negotiation and persuasive skills as well as passion for selling and delivering event services in a Heritage, Historical or Unique venue (or 5* hotel), you will be a confident sales and target driven person with good attention to detail and strong financial acumen. A first-class communicator, you’ll have the ability to build and develop relationships, manage expectations and meet deliverables.

Highly motivated, self-starter with an ability to think creatively and have a positive approach to problem-solving, you should be able to work as part of a wider team as well as taking responsibility for sole goals and projects.

You’ll need to be educated in Business, Sales, Hospitality, Catering or related subject, with experience of a PMS/Booking system as an advantage.

If you would like to apply for the position, please send a CV, a covering letter, a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and Applicants Statement to recruitment@riba.org

Job description: Sales Manager
Closing date: 15 March

We welcome and encourage job applicants from all backgrounds and sector experience.

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