Account Executive

Arena Racing Company
Location Windsor, Berkshire
Posted 10/11/2016
Closes 10/12/2016
Sector Leisure & Health, Venues & Suppliers
Function Business Development & Sales
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary Competitive

Job Description

Position:  Account Executive

Salary: Competitive

Location: Windsor

Contract type: Permanent

Hours of work: 40 hours per week, 5 over 7 days. (Flexibility towards hours of work is a prerequisite for all employees, therefore you will be required to work additional hours as necessitated by the needs of the business. You may also be required to work on a bank/public holiday or weekend)

Closing Date: 4th December 2016            

Royal Windsor Racecourse is are looking for a highly ambitious Account Executive who can assist in driving the racecourse success, the successful candidate’s key responsibilities are to maximise revenue for the following key income streams:

• Hospitality & Restaurants

• Race Sponsorship

• Non-racing events

The Account Executive will be responsible for retaining existing clients by ensuring they receive excellent customer service and account management to ensure Royal Windsor Racecourse is their preferred venue and to proactively identify and source new customers in each of the above categories.

The successful candidate will be proactive, accurate and highly motivated with a positive attitude towards work. The candidate should also have corporate sales experience ideally in the hospitality field.

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Educated to at least GCSE or equivalent
  • Proven track record in sales, with a passion for proactive sales
  • Experience in account management
  • Experience of hospitality and sponsorship sales is an advantage
  • Excellent Time Management skills
  • Systematic approach to problem solving
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer service and very customer focused
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Friendly and Approachable nature
  • Flexible approach to all aspects of work

In return we will offer you:

  • A competitive salary
  • 22 days holiday per year plus Bank Holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Free parking
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • A range of racing & leisure benefits including complimentary tickets, offers and discounts at our racecourses and hotels across the Arena Racing Company and Galleon Hotel group.

Arena Racing Company

Arena Racing Company (“ARC”) is the largest racecourse operator in the UK with its racecourses hosting racing on over 300 days a year.