Sales Executive i360
We have an excellent opportunity for a sales driven professional to join the Sodexo team at the BAi360, this role will involve handling queries, speaking to customers and working to sales targets. This is an excellent opportunity to join a fantastic team, within a global business at an amazing local venue.
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.
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Your role will be to proactively sell and market the venue to corporate and private cliental, you will be involved in providing clients with an exemplary sales experience, identifying their needs and providing a tailored solution for their event. Taking calls regarding conference and event enquiries, you will be able to offer a range of hospitality offers to our customers. Working to sales targets you will develop existing accounts, whilst researching the market to identify new opportunities. In addition you will issue contracts and invoices and collect payments for events. This role would suit someone with sales experience and an interest in events.
The Ideal Candidate
A proven track record in a proactive sales role
Ability to be creative and deliver marketing campaigns to drive sales
A good researcher, negotiator, and client focussed approach
Excellent telephone manner
Excellent communication verbal & written skills
Excellent business relationship building skills and understanding of customer needs
Ability to work under pressure and deliver sales targets
Ability to communicate and engage with multiple work streams including marketing and finance teams
Up to £26,000
We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more.
About the Company
In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 37,000 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 age, disability, gender, transgender, marital or family status, race or ethnicity, religious belief of sexual orientation are welcome to and included within our business.