Event Sales Manager (Corporate & Organisations)

University of Oxford
April 12, 2024
Offerd Salary:£32,332
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Event Sales Manager (Corporate & Organisations)

Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2PH

About the role

The Ashmolean Museum is welcoming applications for our Event Sales Manager (Corporate & Organisation) vacancy. This role sits within the commercial team at the Ashmolean museum. The role requires you to be sales orientated and have a natural flair for networking with corporate clients, organisations and University departments. This role enables the venue hire team to maximise the revenue the commercial department deliver back to the museum in order for the museum to continue to provide free access to our visitors.

This is a permanent, full-time position, working 37.5 hours per week. There may be a requirement to be able to work flexibly over a 7-day period including evenings and weekends.

This role includes a moderate amount of activity, including lifting, climbing stairs to those areas not accessible by lift and a moderate to high amount of walking – all necessary health & safety training will be provided. You may also be required to carry out some lone working.

About You

You will have a passion for developing professional relationships, particularly with organisations, with a view to maximising revenue streams for the benefit of the Ashmolean museum. Keen to contribute to agreed annual venue hire and catering commission targets (individual and as a team).

You will be able to confidently engage with event management software and finance systems and ably prepare accurate financial information for event administration, delivery and planning and forecasting.

You will be an excellent communicator, able to work effectively with colleagues, clients and third-party stakeholders, with a flexible, professional and collaborative solution finding approach.

What We Offer

As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees' wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:

• An excellent contributory pension scheme

• 38 days of annual leave

• A comprehensive range of childcare services

• Family leave schemes

• Cycle loan scheme

• Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans

More information is available at https: // hr.admin.ox.ac.uk/staff-benefits


Our staff and students come from all over the world, and we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diverse groups and champions, as well as a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example, shared parental leave.

How to apply

You will be required to upload your CV and a supporting statement as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the job description, and explain how you meet each one. CVs alone will not be considered.

We aim to provide a supportive working environment and are happy to discuss training and professional development opportunities. The Chair of this recruitment panel will be Asia Yaqub, Head of Caterings and Events, who can be contacted with enquiries relating to the role ([email protected]). General queries about the recruitment and application process should be directed to the Recruitment team within our Human Resources department ([email protected]).

Only applications received online by 12.00 midday (BST/GMT) on Friday 12 April 2024 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place during week commencing Monday 29 April 2024.

An automatic annual increment each year will be paid up to (and not including) the discretionary range within the University of Oxford's Grade 6 salary scale.

Contact Person : Recruitment team Vacancy ID : 171506 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 12-Apr-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 6 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £32,332 per annum

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