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Dry Hire Manager Job Title:

Dry Hire Manager (Business Development and Fulfilment)

Description:

At present SXS does not actively push dry hire as our focuss has been on developing our equipment and capabilities in delivery of high-end production services. But as we now have one of the best equipment stocks in the UK we feel it is time to start offering a dry hire service to customers. It is important that hire customers get the same level of advice, expertise and service that our core clients get. As such we are looking to offer a high-end service to the right kind of customers with whom we will look to build long-term value-focussed relationships. As dry hire is a secondary offering to our main service we will be able of highly competitive rates of our impressive and diverse stock of production equipment.

This is a new business unit so we are looking for amature person with past experience in a similar role so that they are able to develop the way we offer these services.

We will also look to offer training and onsite assistance to customers where appropriate.

The role will include:

  • reviewing and developing current processes relating to hire operations
  • helping develop asset database to be more in line with a dry-hire operation
  • business development of new dry hire customers, as well as working with established clients
  • dealing with enquiries from the initial contact to fulfilment
  • training and demos with customers
  • inspection upon equipment return and followup to customer with any damage or losses
Pre-Requisites:

Past experience working in a busy hire deparment is essential. A broad technical understanding is also important. Good written and verbal communication skills are essential.

The Kit:

We believe that SXS has the broadest stock of event and production equipment in the UK. This includes substantial stocks in rigging, motors, staging, line array audio, digital audio control, drapery, furniture, flooring, stock sets, LED video walls, LCD screens, projection, camera grip and jibs, power distro, fencing, barriers, decor, special effects, show control systems and many others. Having such a board range of equipment means that both winning business and providing an excellent service is easy.

The Location:

Bristol

Basis of the Role:

Full-time, Bristol-based.

Pay:

On target earnings will be £50k+ for a motivated and experienced individual. This is comprised of basic salary, overtime, annual bonus as well as substantial commisions on revenues brought as this is a new revenue stream for the company.

Progression:

If the dry hire operation takes off you could potentially be the head of the most vibrant technical support operation in the UK. This could give a wide range of opportunities and potentially a role that would be developed to specifically meet your interests and talents. There are also management opportunites available as the department grows

Please submit your CV and Covering Letter to recruitment@sxsevents.co.uk

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