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 apply@conundrum.co.uk quoting reference JID1081
Strictly no agencies please, all enquiries will be forwarded to Conundrum.

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