Job Title: Sales Operations Manager

Location: Dublin

Salary: €50,000 – €60,000

Reference: LMF1191

Great opportunity with this leading PCO for a sales manager with deep understanding of the Irish conference/events industry. This role plays a key part in securing future business through their knowledge of the market, the competition and industry trends, enabling insight into profitable business opportunities.

In addition to creating strong client relationships that yield a loyal customer base, the Sales Operations Manager is responsible for maintaining positive, productive relationships with all other collaborators including venues, suppliers, agencies and destinations to name a few. A sample of key activities includes:

  • Budget compilation and management
  • Bid/Proposal content creation in conjunction with other depts
  • Bid/Proposal planning and management
  • Client site inspections
  • Maintaining an active pipeline
  • Contract preparation and negotiation
  • Reporting on CRM system
  • Working closely with Operations Team to ensure positive client journey and repeat business
  • Post-conference case studies
  • Networking events, ie trade shows and forums

 The successful candidate must have a minimum of five years’ experience in a similar role with experience pitching to senior level/C-suite management and a track record of overachieving on targets. Key attributes for this role include:

  • Ability to quickly build effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders
  • Resilient, enthusiastic team player with a willingness to learn
  • Imaginative problem solver
  • Exceptional creative writing skills
  • Strong financial acumen and budgeting ability
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Awareness of international cultures and their differences/expectations
  • Ability to work to multiple deadlines

If you would like the opportunity to work with a top client who truly values their people as well as their contributions, send in your CV today!