Manager, Sales

The Art House| Date Posted: 29-Oct-2019
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Job Nature:
Position Level:
Experienced, Manager
Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours

Job Description

Responsibilities & Duties: 

1. Business Development

  • Develop, implement and regularly review the strategy to maximize revenue generation through proactive venue hiring, function and commercial activities
  • Maintain and develop good relationships with existing clients and vendors
  • Identify new business opportunities and embark on establishing positive relationships

2. Venue Hire

  • Develop and manage all business operations within the venue including venue hires, events and functions, and other arts commercial activities
  • Manage contractual negotiations and relationships for venue activities including the venue tenants
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies which promote the venue hire offer to the market, take bookings and develop key relationships
  • Ensure the events are managed effectively including renting of equipment, food and beverage order from preferred caterers and venue set up

3. Commercial Tenancy

  • Lead in the management of all commercial properties across AHL Venues including F&B outlets and office units
  • Involved in tender process, inspection of spaces, leasing contract negotiations, contract preparations and relationship management

4. Administration

  • Maintain the Venue Hire calendar, hire agreements and communication correspondences with the Hirer
  • Liaise with key venue stakeholders on facilities management, security and cleaners
  • Communication of venue activity to relevant staff including the Centre Manager and finance


Position Requirements:

  • Diploma/ Degree or equivalent professional qualification.
  • Minimum 5 to 7 years of relevant experience.  Previous experience from venue hire or leasing operations.
  • Proven experience of successfully planning and delivering corporate/ private events, ideally arts events.
  • A creative and target driven individual with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Having established and maintained efficient and effective project monitoring and evaluation systems.
  • Target driven with proven sales ability.
  • A diplomatic person who is confident and effective at dealing with people at all levels.
  • Articulate and persuasive speaker and writer.
  • A co-operative team player and effective networker who fosters excellent internal and external partnerships and relationships.
  • Highly organized and self-motivated person who can efficiently and effectively manage a wide range of tasks and objectives.
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise tasks, as directed as well as using own initiative.
  • A ‘service driven’ and ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Creative person with an interest in arts will be ideal.
  • Personal commitment to continuous self-development.
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The Art House