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Partnership and Sales Executive

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
07/06/2018
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 20/06/2018 23:59
Salary:
Grade 8 £24,657 to £28,221
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Other
Vacancy ID:
176411
Employment Location:
Millennium Place, Durham City
Post Number:
REAL18-135A

Job details 

Closing date:
20 Jun


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

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 hold a Post A-level qualification in one of the following: sales, business development, tourism, destination management. 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 Amanda Tutin on 03000 265760 or via email at Amanda.tutin@visitcountydurham.org

Interviews are scheduled to take place on a date to be confirmed. A presentation may form part of the interview process.

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 267190/267940 or email hrREAL@durham.gov.uk

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