Sales & Events Co-ordinator

We are looking for someone that thrives on building new customer relationships, with a professional and organised approach, to attract delegates to our professional industry focused events.

Working as part of a successful and proactive team in a friendly and supportive environment. Your primary focus is to attract delegates to our industry leading conferences that are held throughout the year. 

This role provides a full 360 degree solution to conference sales, with responsibility for the end to end process from acquiring delegates, once a conference is announced, right through to supporting them on the day of the event, and everything in between.  Sharp customer focus and excellent support provision is key to achieving maximum attendance at these events.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Building business relationships with new and existing delegates.
  • Identifying and leading on marketing opportunities to attract delegates.
  • Effective customer service management.
  • Maintaining all relevant management information systems.
  • Attend team meetings and sharing of best practice with colleagues.

Personal Specification

  • A successful track record in a customer service or sales role.  
  • Motivated and driven.
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

About SPD

Salford Professional Development (SPD) is a commercial subsidiary of the University of Salford. It provides first-class continuing professional development (CPD),  training services and conferences to industry and commerce by building on and developing the intellectual capabilities of the University.

SPD’s goals are to develop business and industry links, provide a professional service in a commercial environment and contribute to local communities by the promotion of collaborative training, CPD and sponsorship opportunities.

Those interested in applying for this role should send a CV and covering letter (no more than 300 words) detailing how they meet the person specification to careers-spd@salford.ac.uk