Partnership and Sales Executive

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
26/09/2017
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/10/2017 23:59
Salary:
Grade 8 £24,174 to £27,668
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Other
Vacancy ID:
167135
Employment Location:
Millennium Place, Durham City
Post Number:
REAL17-282
Closing date:
22 Oct
Further Information

An opportunity has arisen for a Partnership & Sales Executive to work within the Partnership and Commercial team at Visit County Durham.

Visit County Durham works with tourism businesses and partners, both locally and nationally, to grow the county’s visitor economy. We also coordinate the promotion of the county nationally as a great place to live, work, visit, study and invest. We perform the roles of destination management, destination marketing and place marketing.

The Partnership & Sales Executive will be responsible for developing and delivering an effective partnership service to existing and new partners; maximising the sales and commercial opportunities to partners and supporting the team to achieve annual income targets by:-

• Planning, coordinating and delivering activity to recruit and retain partners
• Support the sales targets of the team by maximising opportunities to sell marketing and other commercial opportunities to partners
• Build and maintain long lasting relationships with partners by account managing and nurturing key partners and providing support to other partners
• Use IT systems to manage partnership databases and monitor activity

Candidates should be educated to degree level, have significant experience of working in a sales or related role selling services to a wide range of businesses in a target driven environment. Applicants should have proven sales, negotiation and influencing skills, possess excellent communication skills (both written and oral) and have strong IT skills, including CRM, social media and digital platforms.

For further information regarding the post, please contact Michelle Gorman on 03000 261221 or via email at michelle.gorman@visitcountydurham.org

Interviews are scheduled to take place on a date to be confirmed.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL COMMUNICATION REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION FOR THIS POST WILL BE SENT TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS THAT YOU HAVE REGISTERED WITH NORTH EAST JOBS, INCLUDING YOUR INVITE TO INTERVIEW IF YOU ARE SHORTLISTED. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL AFTER THE CLOSING DATE FOR NOTIFICATION FROM DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK AS YOU WILL NOT BE NOTIFIED BY ANY OTHER MEANS. PLEASE ENSURE YOU CHECK YOUR JUNK MAIL.

In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on 03000 262863/267245 or email hrREAL@durham.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.