Senior Events Sales Executive

Senior Events Sales Executive

  • Post Date:21st May 2024
  • Apply Before: 21st June 2024
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Job Description

Thames Luxury Charters own and operate a fleet of luxury passenger vessels operating on the River Thames from Butler’s Wharf Pier for over 30 years. Vessels include the Dixie Queen and Elizabethan which present a unique luxury venue for both personal and corporate charters of 2 – 600 guests.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Event Sales Executive to join our friendly team based in SE1 and be part of a successful and fast paced company.

As part of the Event Sales team you will be working to the highest standards at all times with a strong customer focus, ensuring an excellent client experience.

This is a hybrid role. You will be required to work from our beautiful office location in the Shad Thames area 4 days per week with 1 day available for you to work remotely.

Your main duties will include:

  • To manage and process inbound enquiries, bookings, and communications in a timely manner and in accordance with brand standards – through all channels
  • Create bespoke proposals in line with company pricing policy, upselling where possible to achieve maximum profitability
  • Arranging & attending client viewings & tastings
  • Liaise with clients to plan high-end events of all sizes and manage each event from enquiry through to delivery
  • Manage the administration for events including maintaining the event diary and CRM system ad raising detailed function sheets for each event
  • Raise client sales invoices and credit notes
  • Generate revenue and drive business growth by developing a network of contacts to attract new clients and research new market opportunities
  • Supporting the team to deliver proactive sales strategies and tactics that best support the long and short term sales performance of the space
  • Help organise, plan and manage site visits and FAM trips
  • Represent the company at industry and networking events
  • Maintain a high level of industry knowledge and trends

Qualification and Training

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent experience) in a subject related to the job role

Knowledge, Understanding and Experience

  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role within Event Sales
  • A go getter who can build new relationships and bring in new clients and event opportunities
  • Ability to build rapport quickly and create professional, sustainable relationships
  • Proven track record in meeting team and individual targets
  • A self starter with strong time management and multitasking skills
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Excellent organisation skills, with the ability to prioritise workload to meet deadlines
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Experience using Priava/SEM or a similar CRM system (desirable)
  • Knowledge of the River Thames and nearby London Landmarks (desirable)
  • A keen interest in food & drink (desirable)

It is with regret that we are unable to offer sponsorship at this time so all applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

If you would like to apply for this position please email your CV with a cover letter to Sophie Wanless, People & Culture Manager