Sales Events Manager

Recruiter
Harris Jones Recruitment
Location
Richmond
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
15 Mar 2017
Closes
14 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Events Sales Manager

A long established hospitality business set in beautiful surroundings are seeking an Events Sales Manager to join their friendly team based within a fabulous location in Richmond.

You will enjoy free breakfast/lunch plus excellent bonuses

This is a full time permanent role, paying £30 -35K (depending on experience) plus a generous bonus. hours 9.00-6.00 plus some weekend work.

The primary function of this role is to manage the events department and assist with the development of sales and marketing strategy.

Responsibilities:

- Manage the events department to ensure operations run efficiently

- Sell functions e.g. Weddings, Private Parties, Meetings etc.

- Ensure administrative duties are carried out

- Ensure all enquiries are handled effectively

- Arrange meetings with potential customers

- Maintain up to date details of functions

- Oversee financial transactions to make sure they are in line with procedures and policies

- Circulate agendas to departments one week prior to the event date

- Ensure the smooth running of events through liaison and organisation with relevant departments.

Personal Specification:

- People Management experience

-Strong financial and commercial understanding

- Good selling and negotiating skills

- Customer service focused

- Able to use online systems (i.e. reservation systems)

- Previous management experience

- Understanding of targets, profits and budgets

- Strong understanding of business strategy

£30-35k

Richmond