Centre for Research & Enterprise

Current Vacancies

 

Conference Centre Sales Manager

Salary Details: £35,000 per annum

Location: Harpenden

Work Area: Conferencing

To apply click the following link: https://jobs.rothamsted.ac.uk/vacancies/222/sales-manager.html 

 
Do you have event sales experience gained in a commercial conference centre environment? Preferably under an academic or research umbrella? If so please read on…
 
We are looking for a Conference Centre Sales Manager to join our small team at an exciting time as we begin to grow our conference and events business at the Rothamsted Research campus in Harpenden. The Conference Centre Sales Manager will work as part of the senior management team at Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise (RoCRE) as we grow our existing and new business for our state of the art conference centre, restaurant and Grade I listed Manor venue.

The successful candidate will be accountable for commercial activity across the portfolio with responsibility for the proactive and reactive sales, marketing and events planning team. You will have significant experience in a previous sales role as well as having previously managed a small sales team.

This role will support the needs of the business and will include weekend, evening and function work.
 
Interviews to be held: 13th February 2019.

 


Events Team Leaders x 2

Salary Details: £20,000 per annum

Location: Harpenden

Work Area: Conferencing

To apply click the following link: https://jobs.rothamsted.ac.uk/vacancies/214/events-team-leader.html 

 

Overview Of Role

The Conference Centre team at Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, have two exciting and interesting new roles for Events Team Leaders who are passionate about food and quality service. 

Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise (RoCRE) manage a growing portfolio of facilities; including a state of the art conference centre, café, restaurant, flexible laboratory space and informal meeting hubs, providing excellent facilities for businesses to thrive. More recently RoCRE have also taken on the grade 1 listed Rothamsted Manor which we run as an exclusive private hire events venue. This is an exciting time to join the team as we gear up to increase the occupancy of our beautiful facilities. We are looking for candidates who are passionate about the industry, excited about joining a growing business and who thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing  environment.

The Events Team Leaders will be responsible for the successful delivery of all events, working as part of a wider events team, in order to deliver excellent customer service.  This hands-on role will deliver services ranging from weddings and private events to meetings and large international conferences as the business requires, ensuring the provision of a friendly, efficient and professional catering service to all customers and consistently exceeding their expectations.  The candidates will be responsible for managing and co-ordinating temporary staff and it is essential that they can remain calm under pressure and work under their own initiative, be an excellent communicator and have the ability to prioritise and be proactive. The candidates will work closely with the Front of House Supervisor to develop existing processes, procedures and product ranges.  This is an exciting prospect for candidates looking to develop their experience within the events industry.

This post is a commercial role and will operate 37 hours a week, 5 days over 7, around the needs of the business. It will include evening and weekend work on a rostered shift basis.

Previous applicants need not apply.


About The Company

Established in 1843, Rothamsted Research is one of the UK's leading Research Institutes delivering world class agricultural science.  Our commitment to learning and development, equality and diversity as well as creating a positive work life balance,  enable a welcoming environment for all prospective employees.  We have an attractive benefits package including 25 days annual leave, a generous pension scheme and an attractive campus offering cultural and recreational activities.

RoCRE are entering a period of exciting change, where there is great opportunity for all of the team to help shape and drive the business. Set up in 2015, RoCRE has been developing in line with the strategy and now we are expanding the team as our role within the campus increases and we undertaken more responsibility of the facilities.


Company Information

Rothamsted Centre for research and Enterprise ( RoCRE)  is a commercial entity owned by LAT, Rothamsted and BBSRC. The income generated is gifted back to the partners to ensure long term financial sustainability for Science and research.

The Role of Rothamsted Centre of Innovation and Enterprise ( RoCRE)

  • To ensure financial sustainability

  • To foster relationships

  • To facilitate opportunities for collaboration and deliver impact

RoCRE manage a growing portfolio of facilities; including state of the art conference centre, a restaurant, flexible laboratory space and informal meeting hubs, providing excellent facilities for businesses to thrive. More recently RoCRE had also taken on the grade 1 listed Manor as a potential event venue.

Rothamsted Centre of Research and Innovation is based in Harpenden in Hertfordshire with excellent links to London and Luton airport.


 

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