Sales and Events Manager

Posted 5 Jun 2019

The CSIR International Convention Centre has a vacancy for a Sales and Events Manager. The incumbent will be responsible for strategic planning and the management of sales, customer relations and quality functions of the CSIR ICC. Key responsibilities: • Lead customer relations, sales and reservations teams (reporting departments); • Develop and implement operational plans for reporting departments; • Oversee the implementation and ongoing update of standard operating procedures and operational documents for reporting departments; • Provide monthly, quarterly and annual reports for relevant departments; • Develop and maintain relationships with key clientele and suppliers, officials and influential individuals; • Develop opportunities to promote and gain support for the centre’s capabilities and initiatives; • Set prices for all of the centre’s products and services in consultation with the team and formulate annual and monthly revenue projections and sales targets; • Monitor and control the centre’s sales targets; • Ensure that all reporting departments adhere to expenditure budgets and achieve budgeted income; • Ensure efficient control and use of, planning and budgeting for, operating and capital equipment, for all reporting departments; • Manage the CSIR ICC client contract terms and conditions and deposit policy; • Manage negotiations with clients regarding deviations of policies.

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Tshwane (Pretoria), Gauteng

Required Qualifications

• Relevant national diploma, such as marketing, hospitality management, event management, sales, quality management, with at least five years’ experience in a similar role in a 4 or 5 star convention centre or hotel with large conference facilities; • Knowledge of and insight into the convention and meetings industry; • Knowledge of quality systems; • System orientated; • Customer service orientated; • Excellence and quality orientated

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Contact Details

Please contact or (012) 841 4774 for assistance.

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