Head of Commercial Sales

London, United Kingdom
Starting salary will be in the range of £50,000pa - £55,000pa (Grade 6)
02 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
21 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Estates & Facilities - Business Services
Salary: Starting salary will be in the range of £50,000pa - £55,000pa (Grade 6)
Location: Mile End
Closing date: 21-Jul-2019


Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is one of the UK's leading research-focused higher education institutions. With more than 25,000 students, 4,500 staff and an annual turnover of £430m, we teach and research across a wide range of subjects in humanities and social sciences, medicine and dentistry, and science and engineering. Based in a creative and culturally diverse area of east London, we are the only London University able to offer a completely integrated residential campus, with c. 2700 student bedrooms.

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Commercial Services, the Head of Commercial Sales will develop a conferencing, events and summer business strategy to drive forward a range of additional income generating activities.

You will lead the strategic plan to manage the event and conferencing programme ensuring a balance in academic and commercial activities. This role offers a unique opportunity to work at a strategic and influential level and is integral to the continued success of the University.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, proactive, entrepreneurial and commercially minded individual. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in developing a unique commercial offering and service design, producing and delivering against a detailed marketing and sales strategy. The successful candidate will have experience of working at a senior management level with the ability to forge long term relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You will demonstrate a strong commercial acumen with a track record of delivering in sales based environment ideally within the hospitality or education sector.

The post is full time and permanent. Starting salary will be in the range £50,000pa - £55,000pa per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

For a confidential discussion and/or the full job description please contact our retained advisor Hayley Mintern (hayley.mintern@mrgpeople.co.ukof The Management Recruitment Group on 0208 892 0115. Applications should consist of a CV and covering letter and should be sent to hayley.mintern@mrgpeople.co.uk.

Reference 14754.

The closing date for all applications is: 21st July 2019.

Interviews are expected to take place shortly thereafter.

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