Sales Manager

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Job Details
  • 3838 Twycross Zoo
  • Atherstone
  • Permanent
  • £30,000 + fantastic additional benefits

Sales Manager

Are you a motivated and determined sales person looking to make the next step in your career, in a fast-paced and exciting environment?

At our award-winning conservation charity and rapidly growing visitor attraction, we’re looking for a passionate Sales Manager to lead our Sales Team to deliver record-breaking revenue numbers.

Currently attracting over 600,000 visitors each year, we’re at a very exciting stage of development as we hit year 5 of our 20 year, £55 million masterplan. This masterplan will see us catapult to one million visitors per year and we’re looking for a Sales Manager to help us get there.

What will this role of Sales Manager entail?

As the Sales Manager, you will take a pivotal role in our Senior Management Team, leading the Sales Team to maximise potential sales revenue, build strong relationships with key stakeholders and existing clients whilst pro-actively generating new sales opportunities, primarily membership sales and experiences such as animal encounters.

Working closely with our Head of Operations, you’ll produce and implement a sales strategy that pushes us to our limits and achieves our budgets. You’ll have an impact on all departments by promoting a culture of ‘Everyone’s a Sales Person’ across the organisation.

You’ll set a brilliant example for your team whom you’ll motivate, coach and line manage to be the best they can be and ensure a great customer experience is delivered.

Other duties include monitoring and reporting performance against targets set by the business and contributing to the overall management and organisational development of the organisation.

What will I need to be considered for this Sales Manager vacancy?

  • Proven experience in a relevant sales role, gained within a similar leisure / hospitality / tourism attraction environment
  • Proven track record of increasing membership sales would be desirable
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and IT skills
  • A confident and outgoing personality with a genuine interest in the Zoo’s work and purpose
  • Willing to undertake Duty Zoo Manager shifts
  • A flexible approach to working duties and hours

What will I receive in return?

As the Sales Manager you’ll receive a salary of £30,000, along with fantastic additional benefits including; 31 days holiday per annum (inclusive of bank holidays), private healthcare, a staff membership card giving you free entry to the Zoo on your days off and discounts in our retail and food outlets, free onsite parking and an amazing working environment.

Contract: Permanent, working 37.5 hours per week, predominantly Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm, with the occasional weekend required.

Location: Atherstone, Warwickshire (on the A444, which is easily accessed via the A5 and the M42 Junction 11).

More about us:

Recently, we’ve opened a new £3.5 million world-class chimpanzee habitat, Chimpanzee Eden, and are looking forward to building on this continued growth and success.

As part of our Masterplan development programme, other investments have also included new habitats and renovations such as Lorikeet Landing, a Lemur walk-through and Butterfly Forest, all of which offer our visitors an immersive and inspiring experience with the animals.

At TZ you’ll be part of an evolving and progressive organisation, with staff engagement at its very core. We offer a diverse range of roles and are committed to the fundamental approach of equal opportunities in employment. Our team strives to educate and inspire everyone to care about, and therefore contribute to saving, the other species with which we share our planet.

All applications for this Sales Manager vacancy are to be submitted online.

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