SALES & EVENTS MANAGER
Reports To: Company Secretary
Experience required: Educated to degree
level in event/ sales/ marketing
management or equivalent. Previous sales and marketing experience.
Hours: 9am to 5.30pm
Monday – Friday with occasional Saturdays
Salary: £32,000 - £35,000
per annum dependent on experience
Relocation package: None
candidate would be required to start early / mid October 2017.
All candidates must
have the right to work in the UK and hold a British / EU passport or unrestricted
As Sales and Events Manager, you will
primarily oversee all areas of the department and managing a small team of
four. Reporting directly to the Company Secretary, you will be part of the
senior management team and have input into the annual business planning,
including marketing strategy and budgets. You will be responsible for
maximising the sales and profitability of events, private dining, weddings and
corporate events, through effective yield and diary management.
Ensure that the event
co-ordinators and administrator are highly motivated, with a clear sense of
purpose and direction.
Supervise training &
development of the Sales team.
Win, organize and execute key company
events to the highest standards. Creatively exceed client expectations to drive
business and venue relationships within our client portfolio.
Work efficiently with
“Dish” (in-house catering company) to identify key growth areas of development
for the core business.
Sales focused, with an
ability to build a natural rapport with clients to create future opportunities
for the company and meet all sales KPI’s.
Be proactive in your
approach to following up on inquiries / opportunities and communicate
transparently and efficiently the requirements of business to the operational
Industry savvy with an awareness
of competitors’ facilities, prices, and special promotions
duties to include but not limited to:
Assist with credit
control /debtor, raise client sales invoices and credit notes.
Chair weekly operations
meetings & produce minutes in a timely fashion
Work towards team targets
viewings/tastings/ promotional events
Book services regarding
Maintain the event diary
Raise function sheets
Knowledge / Understanding / Experience
catering and or hospitality industry
Proven track record in
sales and events
Proven track record in
managing and motivating a team in sale environment.
Able to deliver an exceptional service and
communicate well using clear and defined processes whilst remaining flexible
Flexible approach to activities and hours of
Proactive self-starter who has an organised
Ability to develop and maintain good
relationships with colleagues and external organisations
Have a “can do attitude”
Positive role model
Attention to detail at all times
Experience in working on