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Leisure Sales Manager

Staffline Recruitment Ireland
Belfast, County Antrim
Startdate: ASAP
Ref: J11809_1718975991
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Job description

Leisure Sales Manager

Staffline Ireland are recruiting for a Leisure Sales Manager for a company in the leisure, tourism and events industry. Responsible for the day-to-day management of the Leisure Sales Team, the Leisure Sales Manager will drive B2B leisure sales. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to develop their career at a world class attraction, travel globally promoting Belfast and Northern Ireland and be part of the team creating memorable experiences for group visitors.


  • Contribute to the creation and delivery of the leisure sales strategy to drive sales and meet KPIs and revenue targets
  • Manage the delivery of proactive leisure sales plans across domestic, international and social events
  • Manage direct line reports in the leisure sales team on a day-to-day basis including HR and 1-2-1 meetings
  • Assist in the effective management of the departmental budget for tradeshows and promotional activity
  • Represent the team at internal and external meetings as required
  • Work with the marketing & communications team to develop collateral that will be impactful and help drive new leisure enquiries and revenue.
  • Work with the Digital Content Executive to develop content that can be used on digital platforms targeting key markets.
  • Provide leadership, motivation, direction and support to the wider leisure sales team.
  • Work closely with the Groups Co-ordinator and operations team to ensure a seamless experience for all group guests
  • Oversee the development and distribution of all contracts for travel trade partners.
  • Assist in the creation of the annual business plan for the department.
  • Report on sales activity and sales forecasting at weekly / seasonal team planning meetings.
  • Represent the team at internal and external meetings as required.
  • Drive leisure sales and new business opportunities across domestic, national and international platforms through tactical sales plans and activity
  • Travel domestically, nationally and internationally as required.
  • Be an ambassador and represent company at both internal and external events including trade shows, site show rounds, sales calls, FAM trips and network events across all target markets.
  • Drive international visitor numbers from key markets.
  • Deliver sales activity within agreed timelines and departmental budgets to meet revenue and visitor number targets.
  • Build and maintain relationship with Tour Operators, Group Travel organisers, destination management companies, online travel agents, ground handlers and Tourism agencies that will lead to new business opportunities.
  • Capture and utilise client feedback to help shape future products and client proposals.
  • Any other duties role may involve

Person Specification:

  • 5 years' leisure business sales experience working to targets.
  • The ability to lead and manage a small team.
  • Strong knowledge of the tourism industry, stakeholders and partners.
  • The ability to work both independently and contribute to the ongoing development of the wider team.
  • Be solutions focused and work calmly under pressure with a positive 'can do' attitude.
  • Creative and innovative thinking
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Must display leadership qualities
  • Commercially minded.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise workload and manage deadlines.
  • Effective communicator
  • An effective people manager, team leader and team player
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer relationship skills

The Rewards

The successful Leisure Markets Manager will enjoy a competitive salary depending on experience plus:

  • Free secure car parking
  • Group Life Assurance
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Enhance Maternity and Paternity Leave Scheme
  • Employee assistance programme with emotional, financial and legal support
  • Access to Private GP Service
  • Eye care scheme
  • Winter flu vaccination scheme
  • High Street Discount Scheme
  • Health & Lifestyle Resources including Carer Support
  • Company Paid Social Events
  • Staff Discount
  • Discounted Professional Legal Services


The Leisure Markets Manager role will be based in Belfast.

To be considered for this position, please forward your CV to Ross McConville at Staffline Ireland by clicking on the APPLY button on this page and attaching your CV.

The Staffline Ireland Specialist Team is a dedicated division within Staffline Ireland, focused on providing Permanent, Contract & Temporary staffing solutions across; Construction, Engineering, Accountancy & Finance, Financial Services & Insurance, Health & Safety, HR, IT, Sales & Marketing, Senior Manufacturing, Procurement & Supply Chain & Medical, Health & Social Care.

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