Commercial Executive

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£25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Compass Group
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A unique opportunity is available for an innovative, organised, proactive and experienced individual to join Keith Prowse as a Commercial Event Executive. The Commercial Team is responsible for sales of non KP owned events which means the successful candidate will liaise with a wide range of rights holders and venues. Examples include The Brit Awards, Global Music Acts (e.g. The Foo Fighters), Royal Ascot, Cirque du Soleil, Chelsea Flower Show, Formula 1, Open Golf, 6 Nations and Premier League football.

Keith Prowse (KP) have been the official hospitality provider for almost 40 years at some of the UK’s top sporting events. KP have the largest hospitality inventory in the UK and designs hospitality experiences in line with today’s consumer tastes; each event is different and draws a unique crowd. Using a tiered approach to hospitality, each experience is tailored to the target audience and allows the customer to clearly recognise the differences between price points, exclusions and inclusions.
Main responsibilities 

As Commercial Events Assistant you will liaise with venues, customers and hospitality agencies on a daily basis. Building relationships which includes site visits and attending events. You will be working closely with the Marketing Team to create and publish the commercial event pages on the KP website. Working alongside a pro-active corporate sales team, providing them with re-booking data and weekly event updates.
Ideal candidateTo be an ideal candidate for this role, you will be an excellent communicator with a pro-active, “can-do” attitude. You will be interested in pursuing a career within events, have a flexible, “hands-on” approach with demonstrable experience of working in a pressurised environment. To be successful in this role, you will be able to build strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels, be disciplined and self-motivated. You will also live by our values of Integrity, Teamwork, Passion, Can-do and Responsibility.  
About the companyCompass Group UK and Ireland is part of Compass Group Plc, the world's leading foodservice company and FTSE100 business. We employ up to 80,000 people annually – a figure that contributes significantly to our status as the world’s 11th largest employer – and provide a wide range of services to clients in every conceivable sector including Schools, Race Courses, Hospitals, Power Stations, High-street stores and everything in between.

Our Company vision is Great People, Great Service, Great Results and we believe your contribution is crucial to the success of the business. To achieve our vision we live by the values of Integrity, Teamwork, Passion, Can-do and Responsibility

Contact Details:
Compass Group
Tel: 0121 457 5000
Contact: Sara Noad

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