Sales and Events Executive

Posted 7 March by Mai Day Recruitment Services Ltd Easy Apply
Absolutely Incredible Sales & Events Executive opportunity working within a beautiful historical venue, offering multiple stunning spaces to their clients. This fantastic venue is nestled in the heart of the city, steeped in history and offering a unique and amazing environment to their guests. They pride themselves on being one of the very best venues in London.

Due to their continued success and growth my client are now recruiting for an experienced Sales & Events Executive. To join their very experienced team. You will be someone who has pro-active sales experience. Driven to achieve results, with excellent communication and people skills, and experience of working within a high- volume fast paced establishment, within a high-end, luxury hospitality and F & B establishment.

Sales and Events Coordinator.
£25K + £7k Bonus Structure + Fantastic Career Prospects, working within a stunning location.

The role:
This incredible venue are seeking, a pro-active Sales & Events Executive, Hungry for bonus and driven to achieve results. You will be a people person with excellent communication skills.  The right candidate will have an opportunity of joining an established professional team.  Supporting the Head of Event Sales

Key Responsibilities & Duties

- Analysis and understanding of Business event mix, revenue forecast, sales KPI's and event type analysis
- Assist in ensuring the Catering Company is operating at an optimum capacity, maximizing income, per event, per month
- Contribute to achieve and exceed where possible, the monthly and yearly sales targets set by the Catering Board
- Analysis and review all repeat and large events from previous financial periods. Assist Head of Event Sales with reporting and analysis on all 'Lost' business
- Customer account management with proactive sales calls to ensure repeat bookings have been explored. Contribute to increasing repeat business conversion from 40 to 60%
- Assist with all reactive enquiries submitted to the catering company
- Conduct proactive/reactive phone/E-mail correspondence to potential clients, as per the pipeline.
- Up sell additional provisions wherever possible, such as preferred suppliers
- Assist Head of Event Sales with marketing activity. Monthly action plans, re-branding, website maintenance

Person Specification.

- Pro-active sales experience
- Hungry for bonus and driven to achieve results
- Experience within a high-end luxury venue or 5 star hotel property or luxury F & B event delivery
- A people person
- Articulate
- Excellent presentation skills
- Self-motivated, literate and numerate
- Demonstrating an interest in food

Technical skills
Versed in Microsoft Office/Excel and a comprehensive working knowledge of both e-mail and the internet. Database management, social media and marketing tools

Email: Lesley@Maidayrecruit [1]

[1] mailto:Lesley@Maidayrecruit

Reference: 34623589

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