Sales Manager International Conventions


BCEC are looking for a sales professional who is motivated by helping their city to grow.

Location Brisbane, QLD
Date Listed 27th February 2020

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition plays a significant role in attracting international conferences to Brisbane. They do this by providing bidding and project expertise to Brisbane’s and Australia’s leading researchers and industry leaders to put together winning bids for Brisbane and BCEC. BCEC are looking for a sales professional who is motivated by helping their city to grow.

International conferences bring economic impact, an exchange of expertise amongst the leaders in that industry and creates ongoing international collaboration and innovation between industry and scientists in sectors that change the way we live today and in the future. 

As an International Sales Manager you will work with national and international peak body associations, government and other stakeholders to create and execute bid strategies across varied industry and technology sectors. 

The successful candidate will report to the Director of Sales and will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Strong sales experience in situations involving multiple stakeholders
  • Project management skills in executing complex proposals and presentations
  • An understanding of the not for profit/association sector
  • Proven ability to rapidly bond with clients who are experts in their fields
  • Experience in creating winning sales and bid strategies
  • Ability to work under pressure, with multiple deadlines
  • Experience writing and creating proposal/bid documents
  • Understanding of business drivers, including knowledge of international economic, cultural, and social trends and the ability to translate relevance back to local (Brisbane/Australia) strengths and developments
  • Understanding of the business events / convention industry and key industry stakeholders
  • Enjoyment and ability to thrive in a busy and collaborative work environment

Please note applicants must have Australian residency or permanent resident status. The successful applicant will be required to provide the Centre with a National Police Certificate Name Only (Police Check).

The BCEC, voted World’s Best Convention Centre 2016-2018, offers a genuine, supportive working environment that rewards excellence, provides job satisfaction and creates opportunities for advancement, encouraging a balance between work, family and community.  If you meet the above criteria and would like to be part of an enthusiastic and committed team working in the world’s best convention showpiece, we welcome your application.

Applications close no later than 5pm Friday 27 March 2020.


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