VENUE SALES + NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
THE TRUMAN BREWERY VENUE SALES TEAM
The Truman Brewery, East London’s landmark destination, is looking to recruit new and energetic staff to join our busy Venue Sales Team. This is a great opportunity to join a young, growing and vibrant team; as well as an opportunity to become part of The Truman Brewery family.
*Effectively sell The Truman Brewery’s event venues and services to maximise venue sales turnover
*Reactive Sales – dealing with incoming enquiries from new and pre-existing clients to convert into bookings.
*Pro-active sales – effectively canvass and networking for new business
*Develop and manage strong working relationships with clients through great service and actively follow-up renegotiations.
*Database and venue diary management to ensure optimum profitability.
*Meeting clients; conducting site visits and interpreting event requirements.
*Develop excellent knowledge of the different venues, the type of events best suited and operational procedures involved in running multiple events in multiple venues across a busy Estate.
*Flexibility to assist as necessary in all aspects of the day to day running of the department, our events and the wider company.
*Occasional early get-ins for events + acting as onsite venue representative during out of office hour events.
Applicant is required to have:
*Bright, friendly and personable character is vital to the role
*A keen interest and clear idea of the UK events market, event organisers, agencies and venue competitors.
*Great interpersonal and communication skills and the confidence to interact politely and effectively with all types of clients
*Self-motivated, hardworking, focused and determined in your approach to work
*Excellent written communication skills for a variety of purposes including the preparation of reports, marketing material, and client correspondence.
*Excellent verbal communication skills in order to deliver persuasive and effective venue tours, networking, negotiations, internal communications and relationship management
*Good computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office – Outlook, Excel and Word.
This is an entry level opportunity. Experience in similar sales roles is of benefit, but not essential.
This role is full-time, Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm with a 6 month trial period.
Please note this is not an event coordinating or management role, as The Truman Brewery is a dry hire venue.
To apply for the position, please email your
CV and a covering letter