Sales Executive

Competitive Salary + Benefits
Part-time – 3 days per week plus Racedays

Newbury Racecourse is an award winning sporting venue with a multi-functional site playing host to c. 30 racedays per year plus a wide range of other exciting events including concerts, weddings and exhibitions. In 2019 we will deliver over 200 event days, this includes a raceday concert from Madness, Dubai Duty Free International and Ladbrokes Winter Carnival.

As part of our ambitious on-going development we are seeking a pro-active Sales Executive to join our friendly team. The successful candidate will be based on the main reception desk delivering excellent customer service, but will also play a key role in the Racing Sales team through promoting ticket sales and proactively cross selling our restaurants, hospitality boxes and membership.

The successful candidate in this role will;

  • Deal with all customer enquires at the main reception desk in an efficient manner projecting a positive and professional image to racecourse visitors
  • Proactively represent Newbury Racecourse to potential and existing clients
  • Ensure all visitors are offered an exceptional experience on arrival
  • Respond to general telephone and email enquiries related to our FAQ’s
  • Manage the postage of all items for the Racing Sales team along with all departments of the Company
  • On racedays, support our Hospitality Executives in delivering excellent customer experience
  • Assist the Racing Sales team with administrative tasks
  • Assist the Racing Sales team in efficiently co-ordinating all raceday hospitality, restaurant and annual box bookings
  • Promote ticket sales pro-actively
  • Identify and develop sales opportunities, maximising revenue by upselling where possible
  • Build and enhance long term client relationships

You will be able to demonstrate:

  • Exceptional communication skills and a flair for customer interaction
  • Motivation and enthusiasm, for both the position and the Racecourse
  • Excellent IT and administrative skills
  • A positive, proactive attitude

This is an exceptional opportunity for a motivated individual who is looking to take their first step towards a career in sales and would relish the chance to play a key role in this award-winning venue.

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to our retained HR consultant Hugh Nickerson at Conundrum Consulting Limited quoting reference JID1081
Strictly no agencies please, all enquiries will be forwarded to Conundrum.