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

The Change Group
London (Greater)
12 Feb 2018
20 Feb 2018
Contract Type
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


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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