Event Operations and Venue Sales Executive

London (Greater)
£26,000 per annum      
05 Apr 2018
17 Apr 2018
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Event Operations and Venue Sales Executive

Salary: £26,000 per annum                              

Full Time

Fixed Term for 2 years

St Pancras

More about the British Library:

Reporting to the Head of Commercial Events and with responsibilities for sales targets, this role will grow the British Library led and commercial conference and events business at the British Library, while at the same time being sensitive to the library brand. The role is also responsible for supplementing revenue generating activities by executing high quality events, which will strengthen customer loyalty and increase repeat business opportunities across the organisation. Significant events industry experience in both an operations and sales capacity are essential. Internal event operations and external sales will form a large part of the role and you will work alongside the caterer to explore commercial opportunities. The ideal candidate will have an innovate approach, excellent communication skills and diplomacy with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of an evolving and fast paced business enviroment.    

In return we offer a competitve salary and a number of excellent benefits. Our pension scheme is one the most of the most valuable benefits we offer, as our staff can become members of the Apha Pension Scheme where the Library contributes 20.9%. Another significant benefit the Library provides is the provision of a flexible working hours scheme which could allow you to work your hours flexibly over the week and to take upto 5 days flexi leave in a 3 month period. This is on top of 25 days holiday from entry and public and privilege holidays.     

As one of the world’s great libraries, our duty is to preserve the nation’s intellectual memory for the future. At the moment we have well over 150 million items, in most known languages, with three million new items added every year. We have manuscripts, maps, newspapers, magazines, prints and drawings, music scores, and patents. We operate the world’s largest document delivery service providing millions of items a year to customers all over the world. What matters to us is that we preserve the national memory and enable knowledge to be created both now and in the future.

For further information and to apply, please visit www.bl.uk/careers

Closing Date: 17 April 2018                

Interview Date: Week commencing 23rd April 2018

Disability Confident 

We are a Disability Confident employer, and make a commitment to recruit and support disabled people. We guarantee an interview for disabled candidates who meet the minimum (essential) requirements for a vacancy.