Location UK / Belfast
Job Type Permanent full-time
Salary £20000 - 30000
Updated 4 days ago
ICC Belfast are seeking to recruit an Account Executive to join the ICC Belfast Sales Team. As part of the ICC Belfast sales and marketing team, the Account Executive will ensure that the customers’ expectation and experience of BWUH is exceeded.
ROLE: Account Executive
DEPARTMENT: Sales & Marketing
REPORTS TO: Account Management Team
SALARY: £20,808 – £27,050 plus NILGOSC defined benefit career average pension, bonus and excellent benefits. Please note, it is anticipated the successful candidate will start at the bottom of the salary scale.
DURATION: Permanent Post
BONUS: Bonus structure based on meeting agreed KPIs
HOLIDAYS: 22 days per annum plus statutory holidays.
HOURS OF WORK: Hours of work are on average 37 per week.
The Ulster Hall & Waterfront Hall represent the live entertainment brands of two of Belfast’s most iconic live entertainment venues. ICC Belfast is the conferencing brand representing Northern Ireland’s only purpose-built international convention centre. The overarching goal of all three brands is to win and deliver world class conferences and events so that Belfast becomes a business tourism and live entertainment hotspot. In doing this, everyone in Belfast and Northern Ireland can benefit socially, culturally and economically from welcoming visitors to our city. Today, tomorrow and beyond.
BWUH Ltd. is the private limited company that was created in 2016 to commercialise the operations of both the entertainment and conferencing offering of the venues.
This fantastic career development opportunity offers a clear career path, subject to meeting specific and achievable targets, which will see the Account Executive progress to the position of Account Manager within 18 months. The Account Executive will work alongside an experienced Account Manager who will mentor and guide them. They will be also will be provided with training to assist them progressing to the next level.
Main Purpose of Job:
As part of the ICC Belfast sales & marketing team, you are to ensure that the customers’ expectation and experience of BWUH is exceeded through the right balance between value for money and the provision of excellent customer service.
To be responsible to the Account Management team on all matters pertaining to sales activities, particularly for association markets and assisting the corporate sales targets as required in accordance with the BWUH strategy and Business Plan.
In conjunction with the wider sales team, to actively seek and develop opportunities for the selling of all facilities and additionals including AV, catering etc.
To ensure the achievement of individual sales targets.
To be able to work flexibly across the two venues of BWUH; ICC Belfast and Ulster Hall to ensure high standards of service delivery are achieved.
Ability to travel and represent the organisation at sales initiatives regionally, nationally and internationally.
Summary of responsibilities & personal duties:
Demonstrable experience of working on multiple projects at one time
Experience of working towards ambitious sales targets
Applicants must have strong administrative and organisational skills and show great attention to detail. In addition, applicants must possess a positive and enthusiastic attitude, strong work ethic and be willing to work in a fast-paced environment.
As travel is an essential aspect of this role, applicants must currently hold the right to travel without restriction as well as a full, current UK driver’s license and a car available for business use.
Skills and attributes:
Applicants must be able to demonstrate the following competencies which may be tested at interview:
Communication skills: the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with fellow team members, internal stakeholders and external suppliers to provide regular status updates on projects both verbally and in written format.
Information technology skills: Proficient in the full suite of Microsoft office programmes including Excel, PowerPoint and Word, as well as the ability to use database packages.
Work planning and decision-making skills: the ability to prioritise workload and make effective decisions to achieve objectives.
Team working skills: the ability to work as part of a cross-functional team to contribute to its overall success.
Customer care skills: an awareness of the importance of responding to the needs of internal and external stakeholders and the ability to be professional and appropriately handle sensitive information.
How to apply:
To apply for this post, please send a comprehensive CV that details your relevant qualifications, experience, and work history along with a covering letter outlining how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the role and monitoring form. The closing date for application is Tuesday 30 April, 12 noon.
BWUH Ltd reserves the right to shortlist only those applicants who have demonstrated the appropriate level of experience as noted in the job description.
We expect interviews to take place on Tuesday 07 May 2019.