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Thank you for your interest in becoming part of the Melon District team.
Please send us your CV and/or cover letter.

We will contact you if we have an opportunity that matches your profile and keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies.



Post Date: 13/01/2017
Application Close Date: 13/02/2017
Incorporation: Immediate Incorporation
Position Status: Full-Time
Division: Sales Department
Location: Barcelona

Brief Description:
This is a great opportunity with an international housing company leading brand who are looking for a Key Account/Business Development/Partnership and University Manager, to join their team in Barcelona. Being responsible for managing existing commercial relationships, as well as driving growth through emerging B2B sales stream.

The Organization:
Melon District has pioneered a new type of residence in line with the needs and lifestyle of national and international students. Urban locations, international atmosphere and a wide range of services meeting the highest quality standards are the cornerstones of the Melon District model, giving it a distinctive style that goes beyond a simple accommodation service.

Melon District is a brand of The Student Hotel Group.

Duties & Functions
- To manage and create relationships with key partners to grow and exceed revenue goals.
- To drive our emerging B2B Sales stream and create sales opportunities.
Skills and experience
- Determine targets within a sales strategy, annual planning and budget.
- Draft and implement proposals and contracts to potential partners and clients.
- Documented experience in Sales, Marketing or related fields.
- Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing or related fields.
- Experience working with an international network and/or clients.
- Proficiency in English.
- Reporting.

Qualifications & Personal Characteristics - essentials - :
- Results driven individual with good business acumen and an eye for a sale.
- Organized and logical thinker with a creative flair.
- Excellent interpersonal and partner facing/management skills
- Good influencing (including cross-department coordination) and communication skills (verbal, written and presentation).
- Intense customer focus.
- Proactive and goal-oriented; good at juggling multiple priorities and time management.

Qualifications & Personal Characteristics - others - :
- Demonstrable experience in a sales or marketing role, key online account management/business development.
- A good understanding of emerging trends in educational community and international student’s world.
- A healthy contact list would certainly come in handy.
- A drive to improve in a growing company with many opportunities.
- French Language skills certainly an advantage.

The University AM reports to the Sales Manager and Managing Director.

Working Conditions:
Salary: According to the experience and capabilities
Monday - Friday: 09:00/ 10:00H - 18:00H / 19:00H with as much flexibility as possible

How to Apply:
Interested applicants please forward their resume with references, their CV and a video of maximum 30 seconds to the attention of:

Sales Manager - María Vallilengua