Business Administration Apprentice

Key responsibilities for the role will include:

  •  Play a leading role in the proactive development of new business and improving levels of awareness of the hospitality/commercial products in the market place for Sedgefield.
  •  Work to targets as outlined by the Commercial Manager with the objective to achieve the overall Hospitality budget for Sedgefield Racecourse.
  •  Race days – actively engage with customers and review requirements for the year
  • To maintain detailed bookings diary and comprehensive, up-to-date client database utilising the current commercial tracker system ensuring that “minimum standards” are maintained at all times
  • Having converted enquiries from bookings- process bookings from both existing and new clients to the contract stage of the administration process using the current EM system
  • Office support when needed
  • Raceday preparation
  • To assist the Commercial Manager in maintain accurate levels of reporting for corporate income including the production of detailed sales projection figures and the analysis of figures for confirmed events

The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Educated to at least GCSE or equivalent
  • Proven track record in delivering new business
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Experience of hospitality and sponsorship sales is an advantage

In return we will offer you:

  • A competitive salary
  • 22 days holiday per year plus Bank Holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free parking
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • A range of racing & leisure benefits including complimentary tickets, offers and discounts at our racecourses and hotels across the Arena Racing Company and Galleon Hotel group.


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