24th July 2019

We are currently recruiting for the following  :

Conversion Support Staff Role

Job Purpose

To assist in maximising the lead conversion of international Business Tourism (Volume and Revenue) to the Regional Convention Bureaux in Galway,  of international association conferences and corporate meetings.

Key Responsibilities

Provide support to enable the team in the conversion of sales opportunities through the:

  • Drafting of formal bids and proposal documents.
  • Organising and expertly delivering site inspections.
  • Working through a sales conversion best practice process including the follow-up of proposals with clients.
  • Follow-up with clients and local industry suppliers regarding the status of proposals.
  • Supporting local industry suppliers in their conversion practice.
  • Development of proposals through the Cvent system.
  • Support the team efforts in identifying and developing conference ambassadors as part of the Conference Ambassador and Corporate Ambassador Programmes.
  • Ensure CRM data is input, and all necessary fields and information are kept up to date in a timely manner.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures of the Galway Convention Bureau.
  • Reporting to the convention bureau manager who will allocate tasks based on the needs of the business


Person Specification


  • It is desirable, but not essential, that candidates have a minimum of one year’s experience in sales.
  • Similarly, a knowledge of the Business Tourist segments and their associated needs as well as the Irish Business Tourism Market is desirable but not essential.

Key Competencies

  • Business Development
  • Relationship Management
  • Planning and Organising
  • Business Communication

This is a Full Time Role on a contract basis until the end of 2020

Salary : €24, 596.

Closing date for Applicants 3 pm 23rd August 2019

Applications can be made in writing with a CV and cover letter for the attention of Rose Finn, Galway Convention Bureau, Unit 20 F Liosban Business Park, Tuam Road Galway.

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Please note :

We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose qualifications seem to meet our needs. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you if you are selected to continue in the recruitment process. We wish you every success and thank you for your interest in Galway Convention Bureau.

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