Operational / Commercial Manager

Recruiter
Morgan McKinley
Location
Maidenhead
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
13 Mar 2017
Closes
12 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client is a professional field sales agency based near Maidenhead currently working in the charity sector with a desire to branch out into other industries. My client works on a national basis with c 170 field representatives and 55 head office staff.

The role: Venues / Operations Manager

Objective: Strategy planning, change management and people management

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of centrally-based and remote venue bookers
  • Establish processes and procedures to ensure they book the best venues early
  • Have the flexibility to amend and top up bookings to marry up with demand
  • Sensitivity to regional variations; ability to develop local/regional strategies to support the national strategy
  • Critically analyse data to understand what works and what doesn't in order to maximise yield
  • Utilise internally-developed CRM system and help guide the development of that system
  • Manage external agencies
  • Deal calmly with day-to-day issues such as venues turning away fundraisers
  • Be imaginative in seeking out new potential venue opportunities
  • Be capable of gearing the team up for expansion

Qualifications:

  • Be happy dealing with detail when needed
  • Be resilient - dealing with the field sales force
  • Juggle lots of competing challenges
  • Manage change - especially cultural
  • Commercially minded
  • Strong business Acumen

If your skill set matches the above and this role looks perfect for you please get in touch ASAP, thank you.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.