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Venue Sales Assistant

Salary: £17,288 – £18,309 per annum

Permanent Contact 40 Hours per week

We’re looking to recruit a motivated and confident Venue Sales Assistant to join our face paced sales and marketing team.

The role will assist with sales and venue hire enquiries and help to deliver events across our iconic venues in Cheltenham.

Based at Cheltenham Town Hall you will help to promote bookings in all the venues.

This will include weddings, conferences, business events, dinners, dances and festivals. You will be the first point of contact for enquirers regarding availability and the right venue and space. Your focus on customer and client management from their initial booking enquiry through to the event and follow up will be second to none and consistent in your can-do approach.

You will be tasked with guiding and showing potential hirers around our venues and proactively upsell where possible. You will be a highly organised individual who will follow our correct booking process for all hirers, you will also correctly and accurately utilise the business systems as per the guidelines. Your responsibilities will include showing potential hirers our venues and tailoring bespoke packages to secure business.

As a highly organised and efficient person you will adhere to the processes and procedures and the business systems to deliver contracts for all bookings.For an informal discussion about the role please contact Julie Butters, Head of Sales on Julie.Butters@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk or Danielle Poole, Sales Coordinator on Danielle.Poole@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

For the job description and person specification please click here

To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to jobs@cheltenham.gov.uk and please quote reference CT228-2 after the post title.

Closing date: Sunday 29th September 2019 at 5:00pm

In order to comply with the Government’s Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS), applicants will be asked to provide proof of identity; nationality and immigration status; three years’ employment or education history (if applicable) and, in some cases, verification of criminal record. Our organisation is committed to safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable adults, young people and children. Safer recruitment practices are applied to all job vacancies. Successful candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment medical questionnaire; provide references; proof of identity; nationality and immigration status; three years’ employment or education history (if applicable) and, in some cases, verification of criminal record.

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