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Sales Assistant

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University of Leeds


1mo ago

🚀 Placement Program


🤑 £22.2K
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Placement Program



  • We are looking for a student intern to join our busy Sales Team at The Edge, our on-campus Health and Fitness Centre, for 12 months from July 2024. The Sport and Physical Activity department at the University of Leeds is in charge of a varied offering which includes The Edge. This is our flagship facility on the main campus. You can find out more about Sport and Physical Activity at the University of Leeds


  • You will be a current undergraduate student at the University of Leeds who is looking for a placement year opportunity as part of your degree. You will have experience in business or marketing with excellent communication skills. You’ll also have the ability to build relationships quickly and easily and work effectively as part of a team.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • An exciting opportunity has now arisen to work in our Marketing, Communications and Sales team to provide a range of sales and business support to the Sport and Physical Activity team. The role will support the Marketing, Communications and Sales team in meeting challenging membership targets to help achieve our new sports strategy. We are looking for a team player who is highly motivated, organised and who can deliver outstanding customer service.
  • Working within the sales team, and reporting to the Sales and Membership Manager, you will act as the point of contact for all membership matters and play a key role in raising our profile to new audiences and enhancing our reputation. A range of sales and administrative duties, including processing memberships and payment and assisting in the organisation of events and open days, also forms a key part of this role. You will also be responsible for contributing to the development of the wider sales plan, along with evaluating the impact of promotional activity and understanding our customers through market research.


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Application deadline

Apr 7, 2024




22214 GBP


  • 26 days holiday plus 16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – that’s 42 days a year!
  • Generous pension scheme plus life assurance
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.