Venue and Event Sales Manager for Science Gallery London
In 2017 King’s College London launched a new cultural space, Science Gallery London, where art and science collide through a programme of themed seasons every year, incorporating exhibitions, events and performances. Opposite The Shard, the Gallery attracts over 300,000 visitors per year, bringing together artists, scientific researchers, students and local communities in surprising and innovative ways.
The main purpose of the role is to proactively sell the event space at Science Gallery London and achieve set revenue targets for both room hire and hospitality. To convert external enquiries into confirmed bookings and to act as the main lead on enquiries for Science Gallery London with knowledge to cross sell to King’s Venues spaces where required. There will be a requirement to develop the local customer base and to create bespoke Science Gallery London sales proposals for potential clients. An element of business development is important to assist with the growth of Science Gallery London, to keep abreast of local competitor knowledge and build relationships with key bookers including conference agents. This will be a 50/50 proactive selling & reactive (enquiry handling) role.
This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for 14 months (maternity cover).
This is a full-time post
The selection process will include a panel interview, 1st and 2nd round.