Sales and Events Manager

Job Title: Sales and Events Manager
Salary: £32000 - £35000
Reference: DD6210_1702887364
Contact Name: Donna Debenedictis

Job Description

Up to £32k Plus Commission/ bonus


We are currently looking for a talented Sales and Events Manager to join a well-established music and hospitality events venue for this growing events company based in Suffolk.

You will have a good understanding and experience within Contract catering as anessentail part of being successful for this role.

Sales and Events Manager What’s in it for you:

  • Healthy and realistic commission structure
  • Competitive salary of £32,000 to £35,000
  • Meals on duty
  • Good work life balance, and time given back in lieu when working/ supporting events
  • Discounted tickets for friends and family on music events held within the business
  • Fun office environment with regular team socials
  • 28 days annual leave

Responsibilities of Sales and Events Manager:

  • Act as the main point of contact for initial enquiries, negotiate packages and close sales.
  • Develop and maintain personable relationships with clients and colleagues.

-overseeing two sites as part of a small cluster of business in the group

  • Liaising with existing and prospective clients regarding their event requirements and creating bespoke proposals in line with company policies.

-arrange with both Head chef and clients for menu sampling days

-organizing Wedding fayres and event packages to increase revenue

  • Pre-plan event with the main organizers to ensure both the client and operations team are in full understanding of what’s expected.
  • Utilizing the internal booking and CRM systems.
  • Upselling where possible to ensure maximum profitability of the event and of course bonus
  • Arranging & attending client viewings/ show rounds & menu tastings.

-Working closely with the Sales and Marketing team, to ensure the best possible results and presence in the market.

  • Raising detailed function sheets for each event.
  • You will be expected to attend certain events to act as the main point of contact, and days in lieu will be offered back accordingly.

-As Sales and Events Manager, you will be a great communicator at all required levels of the business

About you:

  • Experience working within in a similar Sales & Events Manager role.
  • Experience of working in a contract Catering and Events environment.

-A driver with own car (due to location of site)

  • A strong passion for hospitality & creating memorable events from start to finish.
  • Sales driven and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.
  • A proactive attitude to work and always being transparent to clients.
  • Excellent communication skills and highly Organised.
  • Outgoing personality towards colleagues and clients.

-Have a can do attitude.

-have presence with both Team and clients

-Be hands on as and when required.

If you meet the above criteria as a Sales and Events Manager are a driver with own car and have a drive and passion for food, service and Sales, please forward your CV in a word format as would love to hear from you.

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Donna Debenedictis
Client Services Manager

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Call Donna on 01156461119

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0115 827 1600