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Manchester Metropolitan Students’ Union

https://www.theunionmmu.org/

About

About us We are an independent charity that exists to represent the needs and views of all 37,000 plus students at Manchester Metropolitan University. There has been a Students’ Union for what we now call Manchester Metropolitan University since the 1920s. Over the last one hundred years, the role of The Union and the part it plays in student education and wellbeing has grown and developed into the organisation we are today. Students are at the heart of what we do.

Summary

Could you increase the profile of a multifunctional venue with unique access to the student market in Manchester city centre?   Working within an inclusive, empowering and aspirational culture, at The Union, Manchester Met, you’ll be instrumental in generating leads and selling a range of opportunities, advertising and promotional media to local and national businesses.   Who are we? Part business, part charity, part membership body – The Union is a seriously fun place to work. Professionally run, but different. Our professional team of 150 people support elected student leaders to be effective in making change, improving lives and fulfilling potential. The winner of the NUS Campaigning Award 2017, The Union is one of more than 550 students’ unions across the country. We’re located in the amazing city of Manchester, famous for its music, arts, sport, social heritage and diversity. With 38,000 plus student members, 150 student groups, a huge range of services and a bold strategy, we’re one of the most exciting.

Job Description

What’s the job?

We are looking for someone to focus on lead generation and client database development activity, including researching, identifying and promoting to target brands and businesses who could be of interest to students to maximise The Union’s income streams.

·        Working with our Events and Media Coordinator and liaising with media agencies and agents, you will develop and sell a range of advertising and promotional media and identify new income streams for The Union.

·        With experience of a similar role, you will also work on lead generation and client database development activity for external venue, conferencing and event bookings and explore opportunities for the sponsorship of Union services and events.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities

Who you are ·        Self-confident and driven to achieve targets, you will already have experience of working to and achieving budget targets. ·        Your positive attitude, energy and creativity, combined with your excellent interpersonal skills, enable you to build relationships and work effectively with people at all levels. ·        Your excellent organisation and prioritisation skills and the ability to work to multiple deadlines have already been proven in a similar sales or lead generation role.
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Manchester Metropolitan Students’ Union

https://www.theunionmmu.org/

About

About us We are an independent charity that exists to represent the needs and views of all 37,000 plus students at Manchester Metropolitan University. There has been a Students’ Union for what we now call Manchester Metropolitan University since the 1920s. Over the last one hundred years, the role of The Union and the part it plays in student education and wellbeing has grown and developed into the organisation we are today. Students are at the heart of what we do.

Ref. Man1533567713
  • Location

    Manchester city centre
  • Type

    Full Time
  • Salary

    £19,728 to £22,325 per annum
  • Closes

    31 Aug
  • Experience

    Experienced

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