Golf Events Sales Manager

Central London, London
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client are a multi-award winning, high growth company which employs over 230 people in their HQ. They now boast the title of being the World's largest golf travel provider in just 10 years of trading, having booked 500,000 golfers and tee-times across 24 countries worldwide each year.
They are passionate about our people and training & development feature high on their agenda. With some of the best IT brains in the business their technology platform is improving all the time and you will be working on a bespoke booking system that simplifies the sales process at every stage.
The customer experience is paramount for them with a focus on delivering the best holidays and breaks money can buy while delivering that helpful and informative touch to each and every customer. But they are not just a golf travel business- they have a variety of other impressive and growing brands under their belt.

Role to include, but not limited to:-

You will be working in a fast paced and challenging role liaising with high spend, VIP clients to book all elements of their experience to any of the major Golfing Tournaments, such as The Ryder Cup, The Masters and The Open.
*Responsible for managing the existing client database and contacting existing Clients to discuss and sell up and coming tournament packages for the year
*Reacting to all new enquires quickly and efficiently
*Effective communication with clients when quoting and confirming bookings.
*Creating and managing your own client database
*Work closely with the Product team to ensure sales and margin targets are met.
*Regular liaison with the Events team to ensure your Event bookings have correct information, itinerary and tickets prior to any Event or Tournament
*Collecting customer feedback
*Building excellent working relationships with regular Clients and resolving any after sales queries or concerns to ensure repeat business
*Providing an exceptional customer service to all clients at all times
*Working successfully to sales targets and KPI's.
*To perform any other administrative or support tasks in line with the Business' requirements
*The ability to travel to all major Tournaments and Events as required by the business to support your Clients experience.

Required skills / experience:

*Plays Golf or has a reasonable knowledge of the Sport and the major events and tournaments within the Sport.
*Previous telephone sales and account management experience is required
*You will be a confident, competitive team player with an eye for detail with good written and verbal communication skills.
*Good time management and the ability to work under pressure are pre-requisites.
*A valid passport with the ability to travel to all major Tournaments and Events as required

What's in it for you?
*£25-35,000pa basic salary + Uncapped Commission (Average OTE c£45k)
*25 days' holiday pa
*Contributory pension scheme
*Staff discounts available.
*The opportunity to travel and attend some of the major Golfing Events and Tournaments in UK, Europe and Worldwide each year.
*Subsidised Golf clothing for Employees
*Childcare voucher scheme
*Corporate gym discounts
*A vibrant and high energy working environment
*Refer a friend bonus scheme
*Summer and Christmas socials
*Extensive training and opportunities to develop in a fast-growing company!

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.