Business Development Manager - Hospitality startup

Michael Page Sales
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A rapidly growing London based startup selling recruitment services into the hospitality sector is looking for a Sales Manager to join their team

Client Details

Business Development Manager - Hospitality startup

The Client is an App based temporary recruitment company that specialise in placing candidates into the hospitality sector (hotels, restaurants etc).

Launched in London in 2015 they have experienced rapid growth and are now looking for a dedicated Sales Manager to help them progress even further.


Business Development Manager - Hospitality startup


  • Defining and executing the sales strategy to drive continued long term growth for the company
  • Hiring, building and leading a team of target driven individuals
  • Defining what success looks like for the team and setting team and individual sales targets and KPIs
  • Monitoring the team's performance against the sales targets and KPIs
  • Training, motivating and mentoring the teams to ensure they are exceeding their sales targets and KPIs
  • Reporting to the business on a regular basis on sales performance
  • Developing initiatives that drives sales, increases customer retention and motivate the sales teams
  • Developing a sales and target driven culture
  • Identifying, contacting and signing up clients in the hospitality industry (restaurants, hotels, catering companies, online businesses, etc.)
  • Building partnerships with large strategic clients
  • Testing, tracking and optimising scalable customer acquisition channels
  • Co-ordinating with recruitment teams and operations teams to maximise customer satisfaction

Dependant upon performance this role will rapidly progress into a Head of Sales position, giving further responsibility along with a significant uplift in salary within a short space of time.


Business Development Manager - Hospitality startup


  • A natural born salesperson
  • Love talking to clients and closing deals
  • Ambitious and eager to progress your career fast
  • Entrepreneurial and willing to be hands on
  • Autonomous

You have:

  • At least 2 years' experience in sales/business development
  • Knowledge of the temporary staffing market or the hospitality industry (either directly or indirectly through past work experience) would be advantageous
  • A strong track-record of delivering results and signing large clients

Job Offer

A basic salary of £32,000 plus excellent commission and equity in the company after 3 months service.