Business Development Manager - Conference & Events

Mill Farm
£25,000 - £29,999
09 Jan 2019
15 Jan 2019
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Development Manager - Conference & Events

Wesham (PR4 3JZ)

£25,000 - £30000 (Dependent upon experience) and a company car.

Opportunity to work in a state-of-the-art football stadium.

About the Role

Business Development Manager - Conference & Events

Although you will be based at Mill Farm Stadium, as the Business Development Manager you will be expected to take a pro-active role in sales by visiting local business and building relationships with key influencers in the area.

It will be your responsibility to manage and oversee all enquiries from start to finish. You will need to work closely with all key stakeholders to maximise opportunities for all areas of the business.

Duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:


You will be;

  • Responsible for driving all conference and event sales revenue.
  • Providing a daily update on your sales activity using the appropriate forms.
  • Keeping a detailed record of all customers both existing and prospective using the company CRM system.


You will be;

  • Ensuring compliance with all Company policies and procedures.
  • Regularly reviewing and updating Company procedures, with the agreement of the Managing Director.
  • Handling and dealing with any and all customer complaints within your area of responsibility personally and promptly.
  • Providing weekly reports to the Group Chairman and Managing Director.
  • Working with other managers to complete a monthly operational schedule.
  • Attending the weekly Food & Beverage meeting.

Event Management

Once an event is booked it is your responsibility to ensure all paperwork is completed and correct. This will include but not be limited to: -

  • Getting the Purchase Order signed in full.
  • Invoicing the customer and taking the required deposit.
  • Ensure payment of balance in full 30 days in advance of the event (60 days for weddings).
  • Producing an Event Profit Evaluation for each event.

Staff Management

You will be;

  • Leading the recruitment, training and managing all staff within your area of responsibility.
  • Helping set and monitor quality and service standards within your area of responsibility.
  • Ensuring all staff comply with the company 'Grooming Policy’.
  • Ensuring all holiday requests follow the approved process.

Health & Safety

You will be;

  • Working closely with the Managing Director in maintaining the procedures as laid out in the Health and Safety Policy.

About You

You will need;

  • At least two years’ experience events and conferencing sales experience.
  • A valid UK driving licence
  • Excellent inter-personal skills.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Natural rapport building skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.

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