Sales Executive

Recruiter
Location
Ascot
Salary
£22,000 (OTE £32,000)
Posted
13 Sep 2017
Closes
11 Oct 2017
Ref
SDX/RF483919/RM
Contact
Ms Ruth Mullin
Job Function
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are now recruiting for motivated individuals to sell Corporate Hospitality packages for two of our prestigious events, Henley Royal Regatta and Jardin Blanc at Chelsea Flower Show. 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, The Open Championship, RHS Chelsea Flower Show and the Rugby World Cup.

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

Package description

£22,000 + Commission (OTE (£32,000) + Benefits. 

Main responsibilities

Working in a small team based at Ascot Racecourse, you will be involved in proactive outbound calling to new and existing customers, promoting the range of packages for your event. Reporting through to the Sales Manager, you will be receive full training and support to enable you to excel in this position. You will be involved in market research, marketing, meeting potential clients and attending networking events. However the majority of the sales will be made over the phone. You will also be required to attend the event, meeting and entertaining customers.

Ideal candidate

We are looking for people that have a passion for sales, a proactive nature and someone who likes to meet targets and objectives. Ideally the successful candidate will have gained some sales experience, either within hospitality or events but we would consider a different industry background. As full training will be provided we would also look at a graduate who is looking to start their career. In addition excellent communication skills, confidence and resilience are required.