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Sales & Events Opportunities

Job Title: Sales & Events Opportunities
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SDX/TP/39053501/SL
Job Published: December 13, 2019 18:26

Job Description

Sales and Events opportunities
Job Introduction
The world we live in is evolving quickly, becoming more and more customer-focused. In a competitive marketplace, agile sales professionals will be critical to becoming our clients' partner to contribute, through our unique range of services, to the creation of truly unique and memorable sports, leisure and travel experiences for our consumers worldwide.

Our growth ambitions are exciting and if you think you have what it takes to join us, submit your CV and a member of our team will be in touch if any roles match your skill set and experience.

For more information on the company see Careers in Sports and Leisure



Role Responsibility
Utilising all elements of the sales engine to ensure you are delivering a high performing sales culture. This includes understanding and living our sales values and competencies, compiling a strategic plan in order to exceed targets, leading by example, following company standards of performance.
To pro-actively sell and promote all venue conference and banqueting facilities by maximising business from new and existing customers. 
Always aiming to exceed targets by providing customers with an exemplary and motivating sales experience.
To proactively target sales driving new business pipeline to support budgeted revenues.
Achieve revenue targets by creating and executing the sales strategy for the site and deliver this in a timely manner.
Work with the wider Sodexo team to maximize opportunities across the business.
Proactive management of key accounts and local sales activity to win market share and increase penetration of large customers
In leadership positions, support on site sales team with continuous growth and development plans and high levels of engagement, morale and motivation
The Ideal Candidate
We're keen to speak to candidates of all levels, so as long as you have a passion for excellent customer service, appropriate sales experience and exquisite sporting and leisure experiences, you will be a fit for our team!

Package Description
We are pleased to announce that in the new year, Sodexo will be sourcing candidates interested in sales opportunities of all levels to be based in our venues & events business.

Exciting growth is on the horizon, which makes way for exceptional sales professionals to join our team.

If you have a hunger for winning new business and if you're a natural at managing relationships, then a role in our sales team may be for you!

About the Company
In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity  disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

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