Sales and Marketing Manager (to cover maternity leave)

Sheepdrove Organic Farm
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Sheepdrove is a 2,500 acre working organic farm based in Lambourn. It is home to our award winning Eco Conference Centre, guest accommodation, woodland burial site and Education Centre. The farm produces pasture-fed organic meat for the family Butcher’s shop in London and for the Eco-Centre which holds a variety of events and activities throughout the year.

We are looking to appoint an individual whose main responsibility will be to develop sales strategies in order to increase new conference and event sales business at Sheepdrove.You will also be responsible for generating sales business across the other Sheepdrove enterprises.

You will be commercially focused and have a strong awareness of the competitor environment. Managing and motivating a small team of staff you will be responsible for leading the development of new business and existing accounts in order to achieve overall targets. You will build strong relationships with new business leads and prospective clients to ensure effective positioning of Sheepdrove; ensuring you and your Team maximise each possibility.The successful candidate will be motivated and ambitious with a proven track record of conference and event sales. Key to the success of this role is to develop and deliver a structured sales process; business development and promote Sheepdrove as an Eco Conference Centre within the events and conferencing sector.

You will be pro-active in your approach and able to cope with the demands of working in a fast paced environment that operates seven days a week.

This position is to cover maternity leave and will be on a fixed term contract starting late November 2017. A competitive remuneration package will be negotiated for the successful candidate.

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