Meeting and Events Sales Agent

University of Cambridge
April 07, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,742-£29,605
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Meeting and Events Sales Agent


Madingley Hall is part of the Institute of Continuing Education in the University of Cambridge, built in the 16th century, this elegant country house has 16 well-equipped meeting rooms, 62 ensuite bedrooms, a professional kitchen, licensed bar, coffee shop, Lodge House available as rentable short- stay accommodation and is set in 8-acres of grounds including superb Capability Brown designed gardens.

If you are a driven and ambitious individual who is passionate about sales and events, we invite you to apply for the position of Meeting and Events Sales Agent. Join our team and play a crucial role in growing our business and enhancing our reputation in the industry.

The Role

We are currently seeking a Meetings and Events Sales Agent to join our team. Within the role you will be responsible for achieving your individual sales targets and contributing to the overall sales budget of our Hall revenue generating departments.

Your key responsibilities will include researching and sourcing new business, managing existing client accounts, preparing client quotes, managing diaries, and converting sales leads. You will identify and target potential clients for meetings, events, and celebrations through various channels such as research, client calling, networking, and referrals.

To be successful in this role, you must have exceptional customer service skills in order to provide timely assistance to clients and ensure their expectations are met. You will also be responsible for developing customised proposals and negotiating quote terms to secure the event and business.

Additionally, you will be required to maintain ongoing relationships with clients to ensure event satisfaction and encourage repeat business. Coordinating with the event operations team to ensure accurate event information is provided is also a vital aspect of this role.

To excel in this position, you must have a proven track record of meeting or exceeding revenue targets, strong communication skills, and the ability to effectively utilise CRM software.


  • 36 days annual leave, inclusive of Bank Holidays

  • Defined benefits pension schemes

  • Flexible working options

  • Support for health & mental wellbeing

  • Discounts on shopping

  • Rental deposit scheme

  • Public transport season ticket loans

  • Further information is available at the link below. Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be made to David Toulson-Burke on david.toulson- [email protected]

    Questions about the application process may be directed to: [email protected]

    The closing date for applications is Sunday 7 April 2024.

    Interviews will take place on Wednesday 24 April 2024.

    Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

    We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part- time working or other flexible working arrangements.

    Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

    Please quote reference EA40883 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

    The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

    The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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    Institute of Continuing Education






    Assistant staff


    18 March 2024

    Closing date

    7 April 2024

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