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Sales Officer - Facilities (part-time role)

Job title Sales Officer - Facilities (part-time role)

Department Sports Development & Recreation

Salary Starting from £22,847, rising to £26,341 pro rata

Grade Grade 5

Placed on Wednesday 04 May 2022

Closing date Wednesday 18 May 2022

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CC9245R

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At Team Bath we boast a world class portfolio of sports and fitness facilities within our iconic £35m Sports Training Village. Whilst we take great pride in our inspiring spaces and our sporting heritage, it’s the energy of our people and our customers that truly matters. We’re customer obsessed and take great pleasure in creating fantastic experiences and memories for our customers.

We wish to appoint a Sales Officer who shares the same people-focused approach to join our Sales team, working on a part-time basis (21.9 hours) with hours spread equally throughout the 5-day working week (Monday to Friday). 

About the role: 

Our diverse customer groups include the vibrant student population (both individuals and clubs), university staff, high performance athletes and their supporting NGBs (National Governing Bodies), the local community (individuals and clubs) and visiting professional sports teams. The successful candidate will need to: 

  • find creative solutions to support the needs of all of these groups
  • prospect for new business
  • provide good customer experience and retention of business to drive commercial success
  • drive new summer facility opportunities
  • complete administration and financial tasks

About you: 

This is a commercially focused role and as such we want to find somebody who is target focused and has the drive to seek new business and customers to utilise our exciting sports facilities. Equally, there is a need to build meaningful relationships with existing clients to retain business and to grow our reputation. Whilst you will have individual areas of responsibility, a team-based approach is essential to ensure the business of the team runs efficiently and that you perform well in the role.

More information:

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Catherine Evans, Facilities Sales & Development Manager ( or Miles Peyton, Head of Commercial Sales (, however, please submit your application via the University website along with a copy of your up-to-date CV.

What we can offer you:

We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award

A family-friendly University with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require. 

We offer: 

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme;
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce; 
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Living Wage

We are an accredited Living Wage employer. Appointments at Grade 2, Spine Point 3, 4 and 5 will receive an additional supplement to ensure a minimum hourly pay equivalent to the Living Wage as confirmed on our Bath pay and grading structure page.

Visa information:

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

Update to our application process:

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this the personal details of all applicants will be withheld at the initial shortlisting stage.