Event Sales Co-Ordinator

Organisation: The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Salary: £21,500 plus Bonus

Location: Edinburgh

Fixed-term post to March 2024

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) is one of the world’s top four botanic gardens based on the quality, breadth and depth of our science, plant collections, public engagement and education. The Botanics Trading Company (BTC) is our wholly owned subsidiary and manages all our trading activity, including all our retail and catering offers, with profits being gift-aided back to RBGE.

This is a new exciting role sitting within the wider Commercial Sales Team of BTC, an innovative and proactive team targeted with maximising income generation and delivering new business.

The Event Sales Co-ordinator post is focussed on proactively supporting the current team to increase our event sales business and other commercial opportunities both in the corporate market along with supporting internal and partnership events and some work with the private event sector.

A proactive can do attitude is an essential part of this role with applicants having previous experience of working in a fast paced event sales environment. Excellent communication skills and attention to detail are essential, along with flexibility and the drive and hunger to support the team to win business along with contributing themselves to sales.

A full job description and person specification for the role can be found on our website.

Interested candidates should send a CV and covering letter outlining the skills and experience you could bring to the post to, along with a completed equal opportunities questionnaire from our website, by 12 Noon on Friday 24th June 2022.

Interviews will likely be held week commencing 4th July 2022

If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

No recruitment agencies please.

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Botanics Trading Company are committed to providing a fair and equitable working environment and supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to these posts. We have a range of initiatives to promote diversity and inclusivity, including flexible working for staff with, for example, parenting and carer responsibilities, and proactive celebration of diversity among our staff, students and volunteers. RBGE holds an Athena SWAN Research Institute Bronze Award in acknowledgement of our commitment to the advancement of gender equality.

Application Deadline: Friday 24/06/2022