Senior Sales Manager
We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Sales Manager to join the team at the Imperial War Museum. This role will develop both existing and new business for its extensive and varied facilities. Building and maintaining key relationships is imperative to this role, you will develop a close relationship with the internal client, as well as the wider Sodexo business to ensure a close and mutually beneficial working relationship.
Peyton and Byrne was founded by renowned restaurateur Oliver Peyton in 2005, with a flexible and high quality offering they develop unique products and branding to match the needs and aspirations of their customers. Peyton and Byrne are part of Sodexo, globally recognised for hospitality excellence Sodexo help create and deliver exceptional customer experiences at world renowned venues and sporting events such as Ascot, Bateaux, The Open and RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
For more information on Peyton and Byrne and Sodexo please see our Sodexo Sports and Leisure pages - Careers in Sports and LeisurePackage description
Up to £35,000 + Sales Bonus + BenefitsMain responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Head of Group Sales and Strategy, the Senior Sales manager is a visible member of the management team and will be responsible for two direct reports. The role will focus upon the proactive development of business and client relationships with key accounts for daytime and evening events business, as well as future planning and sales strategy. A highly proactive and targeted role, you will additionally cross-sell the company and undertake joint sales initiatives with the Sales Managers from the company's other venues. Excellent time management and organisational skills are required within this fast-paced ever-changing environment to be able to deliver the customer visions whilst maintaining Peyton Events ethos and brand.Ideal candidate
- Proven track record of building relationships and managing key accounts within the industry
- Diverse Contract Catering and Event Catering experience as well as fixed site/venue experience highly desirable
- Ability to manage a team but also work as part of one
- Manage the business financials and planning/forecasting
- Influencing and constructive challenging skills
- Experienced in adhering to and driving company initiatives and strategies
- Strong communication skills