Blue Planet Aquarium seeks a Sales and Marketing Executive – Maternity Cover

Are you a confident self starter, driven and ambitious, with an outgoing personality and the enthusiasm to sell and deliver great results?
Do you have a proven track record that you are now keen to demonstrate in a fast moving business?
You will be excited by Sharks and want to share that excitement with everyone you meet!

Blue Planet Aquarium, a leading visitor attraction in the North West is looking for a proactive individual to join us for an 11 month period in order to cover maternity leave from December 2013 through to October 2014.

This is a varied and challenging role. You will use PR, Social Media and a variety of other advertising media in a fresh and inspiring way to drive interest and visits.
You will be out meeting people, upselling our attraction and representing our business – so a keen knowledge of our catchment area would be an advantage.
You will be hands on making sure our leaflets and promotional material is everywhere!
The ability to make contact and connect with potential visitors and then close the sale is essential.

To be successful you will need to be:
• Confident and enthusiastic both over the phone and in person
• Goal and target orientated, motivated to succeed by creating personal challenges
• A strong communicator, always looking for additional sales opportunities
• Proactive, fresh thinking and original
• Positive and professional

This is a full time post which involves working 5 days a week and often includes working weekends and Bank Holidays. A full driving license is essential.

Blue Planet Aquarium is owned and operated by Aspro Ocio a European multinational company with its headquarters based in Madrid. Aspro owns and operates over 65 leisure attractions in more than 14 countries.
Here in the UK along with Blue Planet Aquarium Aspro owns and operates Deep Sea World, Bristol Aquarium, 4 Blue Reef Aquariums, Smugglers Adventure and Oakwood Theme Park.

If you have the attributes and enthusiasm we are looking for please apply with covering letter along with your CV, outlining your salary expectations to Janeen Pickup, Group HR Manager, c/o Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Cheshire, CH65 9LF. Email: [email protected]

Blue Planet Aquarium is an Equal Opportunities Employer www.blueplanetaquarium.com
Applications must be received by 27th October 2013