Sales Director

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/1489165/112960/VC
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
  • Website: https://www.compass-group.co.uk/
  • Location: Staffordshire
  • Salary: £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £50000 - £50000
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

As our Sales Director you will take responsibility for the achievement of the revenue target for your venue whilst supporting the other properties in the collection.

Create and implement a cohesive, pro-active, Sales & Marketing Plan for your venue.

As a member of the Venue's Senior Management team, play an active role in the development of the venue's Business Plan.

Build long term, profitable client relationships with your accounts that enable account revenue growth and retention.

Conference & Events and account management experience essential.

Religious retreat and training facilities sales would be highly advantageous.

What we'll give:

Sales Director

  • £50,000 per annum, 40 hours per week
  • Free Parking
  • Discounted leisure membership
  • Meals provide whilst on shift
  • Discounts on accommodation at our venues
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
  • Medicash healthcare
  • Eyecare vouchers

Yarnfield Park is a leading training venue, conference centre and religious retreat venue in the heart of the UK. We support small, large and international companies to meet their training and conference needs. Yarnfield Park provides an ideal environment for learning with the flexibility of over 32 conference rooms and national training facilities, extensive accommodation, natural light, ventilation and fresh, tasty food options.

More about the role:

As our Sales Director you will take responsibility for the achievement of the revenue target for your venue whilst supporting the other properties in the collection.

Create and implement a cohesive, pro-active, Sales & Marketing Plan for your venue.

As a member of the Venue's Senior Management team, play an active role in the development of the venue's Business Plan.

Build long term, profitable client relationships with your accounts that enable account revenue growth and retention.

Conference & Events and account management experience essential.

Religious retreat and training facilities sales would be highly advantageous.

Who you are:
  • To be successful in this role, it is essential that you are naturally confident, highly driven and have a focused and ambitious nature
  • You will have a proven track record of developing and winning new C&E and corporate business
  • A track record of retaining and growing existing customers
  • A strong understanding of the C&E UK market
  • The ideal candidate will also previously have worked within the hotel/hospitality sector
  • It is desirable that you are familiar with the local C&E agency sector
  • Have the ability to work under pressure and on their own initiative with minimal supervision - be self-motivated and committed
  • Demonstrate tenacity and resilience
  • The role requires flexibility with regards to working hours
  • You may be required to travel to all TVC properties which may require overnight stays
Who we are:

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms - some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

Levy Restaurants UK is the sports, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK and Ireland and British partner to Levy Restaurants US. A hospitality market leader, Levy Restaurants provides individual character to each of its clients through focusing on delicious food, great atmosphere and legendary service.

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.