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Hire Space expands team with new head of sales

Venue-booking website Hire Space has appointed Alexandra Baker as head of sales following a successful start to 2015.  
The role will see Alexandra assume responsibility for building capacity in Hire Space's internal sales processes and developing the company’s specialist venue-booking offering to its website visitors. The site enables users to contact multiple venues at once making event-space booking quicker, easier and cheaper.

Alexandra was formerly lead consultant at The Leadership Network where she launched their new division, The International Festival of Leadership, a platform for providing executive training to senior leaders across all industries. Prior to this Alexandra spent a number of years at World Trade Group in Canada, working her way up to head of consulting where she was responsible for managing all sales efforts for WTG Training, Americas.  

“Hire Space has gone from strength to strength in the last couple of years so it’s great to be part of such an innovative and passionate team,” says Alexandra of her appointment, “I’m excited to be taking on a pivotal role in driving the business forward and helping the company achieve its ambitious goals.”  

Ed Poland, co-founder of Hire Space, commented: "We're delighted to have Alexandra on board. She has a proven track record of generating business and brings a wealth of experience to the role. She joins at a very exciting time for the company and we're looking forward to building on the progress we've made in 2015."   

The company boasts a portfolio of over 2500 venues in the UK, with 40 new listings added each week. Hire Space provides users with thousands of spaces for meetings, events, conferences and private parties for clients including Google, Warner Bros, Topshop, JP Morgan and the BBC.

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