The best Sales & Business Development role in events just now!

Recruiter
The Change Group
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
05 Mar 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

This is without a doubt the best Sales and Business Development role in events just now!

Sales and Business Development Manager

£excellent

Field-based with travel as needed

We are now shortlisting candidates for interviews in February.

Our client:

  • Award-winning hospitality
  • World-class guest experience
  • Major events and global events

The role:

  • Identify new sales leads, pitching to prospective clients, commercial negotiations.
  • Implementation of agreements.
  • Developing strategic partnerships with new clients.
  • Pro-actively building strong relations with the Corporate, MICE, Venues, Stadia.
  • Oversee management and growth of clean databases.
  • Organising and attending meetings, events, and exhibitions on behalf of the company.
  • Network in relevant circles to raise the profile of the company and maintain a great reputation.
  • Regular competitor analysis.
  • Creation of marketing materials in conjunction with the marketing team.
  • Work with the marketing team to research, development, implementation, and review of campaigns.
  • Research and identifying new niches, websites and trends to integrate into marketing campaigns.
  • Keep up-to-date with latest developments in the events and hospitality industry, online marketing and social media.
  • Developing content ideas for regular newsletters
  • Compiling weekly stats, reports for internal distribution.

Looking for:

  • Experienced sales and business development professional with UK experience.
  • Experience of commercial activities within catering, hospitality, hotels and/or events.
  • A savvy, target driven, natural salesperson who can develop long-lasting relationships.
  • An Innovative, target driven and proactive individual to drive and develop new business.
  • Strong relations with Corporate, MICE, Venues and Stadia (a little black book is essential).
  • Infinitely flexible and always approachable.
  • The ideal candidate will:
  • Have experience of commercial activities within catering, hospitality, hotels and/or events
  • Be self-motivated, able to work on own initiative
  • Hungry, ambitious and driven by success
  • Be an engaging communicator rather than a 'salesy' communicator
  • Know what 'great' looks like in terms of a quality, diverse and high-profile catering offering
  • Be creative and innovative when it comes to creating bespoke solutions
  • Be naturally passionate about food and quality service
  • Be immaculately presented and confident in presenting with flair and personality
  • Have a keen eye for detail when compiling lengthy tender documents
  • Want to contribute to an award-winning team
  • Be organised and efficient in managing a busy diary and balancing a demanding workload.

We are now shortlisting candidates for interviews in February.

Start date: March/April 2018

Please apply today!

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