Business Development Manager

12 months fixed term with the potential to be permanent.

30 hours per week - flexible working from home subject to business demands and client needs.

£30,000 - £33,000 per annum pro-rata (dependent on experience)

In advance of the reopening of our refurbished venues next year Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival is recruiting a Business Development Manager to proactively sell and market our spaces to business and private consumers for conferences, exhibitions, banquets, functions, and other social events.

Following the refurbishment, our venues will comprise the 1700 seat Grade I listed Concert Hall, the 200-year-old Corn Exchange, originally built by George IV as a riding school and the 250 seat Studio Theatre.

This post is central to re-building our events portfolio following a significant period of closure and the role holder will work closely with Programming, Commercial and Operations teams as well as a range of external partners. The successful candidate will have extensive experience in a conference centre, hotel, or multi-purpose venue of a similar scale.

We are looking for a self-motivated, target driven individual, with enviable networks within the meetings and events industry. You will be required to actively prospect for new business, delivering sales pitches, undertake social selling and cold calling to generate new leads. You will have also have experience in venue marketing, content generation and developing and managing CRM systems. With excellent people skills and the ability to build relationships you will be a confident communicator, persuasive and good at negotiating.

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To apply visit our online recruitment portal

Applications Closing date: 5pm Friday 5th November 21

Interviews to take place on: Thursday 18th November 21

Brighton Dome and Festival Ltd is a registered charity and pursues a policy of equal opportunities. Brighton Dome & Festival values diversity promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We particularly encourage and welcome applications from ethnically diverse and disabled applicants, who are currently under-represented within our organisation.