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Careers at Salford Professional Development Ltd

Salford Professional Development Ltd are a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Salford that provide first class training courses and conferences to professionals across the UK and beyond.

We are always actively looking for talented individuals who excel in what they do. If you have a passion for service and going the extra mile, why not enquire about one of our current vacancies?

Recruitment Agencies: Please do not submit CVs to us or any of our employees. The company will not be bound by your terms should you ignore this request.

Current Vacancies

Database Executive Part Time

Last updated: 26 Sep 2019

  • Job Title: Database Executive Part Time
  • Salary:
  • Department: Finance & Shared Services
  • Locations: Salford

About the Role

Salford Professional Development are seeking an experienced database executive with essential Microsoft Excel skills to take ownership of the organisation’s data and compliance procedures.

The role holder will be responsible for facilitating the usage of the databases across the organisation, whilst also maintaining, cleaning and analysing the database and performing tasks and audits to ensure we remain GDPR compliant.

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Conference Producer

Last updated: 27 Sep 2019

  • Job Title: Conference Producer
  • Salary:
  • Department: Production & Events
  • Locations: Salford

About the Role

The Conference Producer position is suited to an individual with strong commercial acumen and a passion for creative writing, public affairs and government policy, they will be responsible for creating and delivering a portfolio of successful and commercially viable events, from producing the concept right through to finalising the agenda, speaker line-up and on the day management of clients and speakers.

They will develop strategic relationships with key staff at the university and our network of industry associates, engaging and collaborating with them in order to design, market and promote events that align with our core offering. It is vital they have knowledge and experience in the conference and events industry and work cross- functionally with the sales and marketing departments to continuously improve existing events along with identifying market opportunities.

The successful candidate will have exceptional organisational, research and writing skills with a strong attention to detail. They will be professional, dynamic and able to quickly identify commercial opportunities and industry angles in order to develop new conferences to meet the changing needs of the market. Importantly, they will be a strong communicator with the confidence to build and foster relationships with key strategic partners and stakeholders.

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Sponsorship Sales Executive x2 (1 Full Time & 1 Part Time)

Last updated: 09 Oct 2019

  • Job Title: Sponsorship Sales Executive x2 (1 Full Time & 1 Part Time)
  • Salary:
  • Department: Sales
  • Locations: Salford

About the Role

The Sponsorship Sales Executive position is suited to an individual with a passion for user experience. They will have knowledge and experience in telephone and email communications ideally in the events industry and work cross-functionally to manage up to 4 conferences each month– utilising the Adelphi House building on site, across The University of Salford campus and external venues.

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External Recruitment Consultant

Last updated: 02 Oct 2019

  • Job Title: External Recruitment Consultant
  • Salary: Up to £27,500
  • Department: Unitemps
  • Locations: Salford

About the Role

Are you working in recruitment and looking for a change? Are you a Resourcer looking to take your next step up? Or is recruitment something you want to get into? We are looking for a driven sales focused professional who loves the buzz that comes with identifying and winning new business. Someone who loves to manage their own portfolio, whilst being part of a team that works in a uniquely ethical environment. You do not need to have a background in recruitment but you do need to have business development experience. If you are a tenacious and passionate sales professional then this may well be an opportunity for you. Training will be given to the right person.

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Account Executive x2 (1 Full Time & 1 Part Time)

Last updated: 09 Oct 2019

  • Job Title: Account Executive x2 (1 Full Time & 1 Part Time)
  • Salary:
  • Department: Sales
  • Locations: Salford

About the Role

You will be working as part of a successful, dynamic and proactive sales team in a vibrant office environment. Your primary focus is to develop new customer relationships through a consultative sales method which qualifies an understanding of the benefits that can be achieved through training and learning programmes.

This is primarily a telephone and email position involving profiling of accounts, meeting generation and prospect building. The role will involve an account management element and depending on the success level of each sales person, lead into a more external client facing position managing a portfolio of key accounts.

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