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Events Manager

We are looking for an experienced Events Manager, with a ‘hands-on’ approach to event management to join the Corporate Hospitality Team at the National Space Centre, to deliver ‘out of this world’ events to our customers.

You will be responsible for managing the whole event delivery for corporate hospitality events and to ensure that first class customer service is provided on every occasion.  You should have experience of supervising a team, managing and running large and small events and be passionate about delivering high quality corporate hospitality events.  The role requires flexible working, to include early mornings, later evenings and weekends. 

About the National Space Centre:

The National Space Centre is the UK’s largest visitor attraction dedicated to space and space exploration, welcoming around a quarter of a million visitors each year since its opening in June 2001. Venue Hire is a vital part of the business, exploiting the highly themed surroundings of the award-winning building and exhibition to provide a unique event space. It has become firmly established as one of East Midlands’ unique, premier event’s venue; hosting 250 events and welcoming 16,000 corporate visitors per year. It offers a unique venue for a wide range of corporate events, from conferences to product launches, team building missions and evening dinners.

For additional information visit www.venuehire.spacecentre.co.uk

Working with Children – An Enhanced Disclosure is required for this role.  Information about the Disclosure service can be found at the Directggov website.

Salary £20,000 – £23,000 per annum, depending upon skills and experience.

Please download and complete the application form available in Microsoft Word below and Email it to: sarahb@spacecentre.co.uk

(No agencies).

Closing date for completed application is 12 Noon Monday 5th September 2016.

Interviews, for short-listed candidates, will be held on Monday 12th September 2016 at the National Space Centre. 


Conference & Events Sales Executive

The National Space Centre is seeking a dynamic individual to increase venue hire revenue by proactively identifying, targeting and generating new business for the National Space Centre from the conference and events market. You’ll be passionate about letting everybody know about our fantastic venue and team, and all of the many things it can offer.

This role will involve establishing key relationships with regional and national businesses, key business agents and clients to proactively generate event bookings. The individual will also need to monitor peaks and troughs within the business and take appropriate action to ensure that facilities are sold to the best advantage.  You will be an ambassador for the National Space Centre and an expert in managing relationships with internal departments and external clients. You will be confident in driving sales leads for the venue, supporting the conversion of major enquiries, hosting FAM trips and site visits, client entertaining and following up all leads.

With a working base at the venue, the role will involve creating sales appointments and travelling to present locally and nationally to both direct clients and agents. This position would suit someone who is self-motivated and enjoys working with people. You must have a proven sales track record, preferably from a conference and events background, be highly motivated, a team player and have great enthusiasm and energy.

About the National Space Centre

The National Space Centre is the UK’s largest visitor attraction dedicated to space and space exploration, welcoming around a quarter of a million visitors each year since its opening in June 2001. Venue Hire is a vital part of the business, exploiting the highly themed surroundings of the award-winning building and exhibition to provide a unique experience. It has become firmly established as one of East Midlands’ unique, premier event’s venue; hosting 250 events and welcoming 16,000 corporate visitors per year. It offers a unique venue for a wide range of corporate events, from conferences to product launches, team building missions and evening dinners.

For additional information visit www.venuehire.spacecentre.co.uk

Working with Children – An Enhanced Disclosure is required for this role.  Information about the Disclosure service can be found at the Directggov website.

If you are interested and would like to apply for this role, please send a full CV and a covering letter detailing your current salary, to Sarah Bird (Personnel Manager) via email: sarahb@spacecentre.co.uk

We will consider applications from individuals who wish to work full-time or part-time.  If you are interested in working part-time, please include details of your preferred working days / hours in your covering letter.  Thank you.

(No Agencies)

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We are only able to offer a limited number of selective placements.

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