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Sales Executive

Job Title: Sales Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ascot
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SDX/TP/RF3980-1/SL
Job Published: November 25, 2019 14:09

Job Description

Sales executive
Job Introduction
Are you target driven and wanting to succeed in a business where we reward success?

We’re now recruiting for a motivated individual to sell Corporate Hospitality packages at The Chelsea Flower Show. You will work within an outstanding sales team who are driven to succeed and develop existing accounts. We are very proud of our relationships with these clients and the exceptional level of hospitality services we provide to their customers. These roles are ideal for enthusiastic, proactive people that are looking to have a career in sales and can bring energy and enthusiasm to the role.

Our heritage is built on catering and hospitality experience and fuelled by our passion for exceptional food and service. For over 40 years we have been providing bespoke catering and hospitality services for sports stadia, racecourses, visitor, attractions, historic venues, major events and premium airline lounges. Recognised across the globe for hospitality, we help create exceptional moments at extraordinary events such as Royal Ascot, Tour de France and RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

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


Role Responsibility
Sourcing, qualifying leads
Obtaining new business through networking and referrals
Closing sales and reaching financial targets
Attend client meetings
Event attendance
Reporting sales activity and pipelining to your line manager
Networking events
Representing brand at a high level throughout
The Ideal Candidate
Experience in hospitality sales would be preferred but not essential
Self-driven and approaches things with strategy
Be target driven to drive and succeed in a business where we reward success.
Ability to negotiate, work with flexible schedule and changing priorities is essential
Package Description
Up to £24,000 + benefits

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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