Sales Executive

Recruiter
CH&Co Group
Location
Old Royal Navy College
Salary
Competitive and great benefits
Posted
05 Sep 2019
Closes
01 Oct 2019
Job Function
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

CH&CO Venues is one of the UK's most innovative contract catering, hospitality and food services companies. We create imaginative tailor-made food and catering solutions for our clients, delivered with exceptional service.


As an independent hospitality caterer, we employ more than 6,200 people and with a turnover of £300m, we operate at over 750 locations across the UK and Ireland. From cafes and restaurants to experiential events in some of the world’s most iconic destinations, we have an enviable collection of brands.

Summary

We are looking for a sale driven, forward thinking, motivated Sales Executive to join our vibrant and passionate company.

Main Responsibilities:
  • to coordinate all of the event details before handing over to our operational team, meet and greet your clients on event days
  • to report to Head of Sales and to respond to customer enquiries (corporate and private),
  • to prepare show rounds, hosting tastings
  • to send proposals and convert leads into business
  • to contract events and coordinate all event details in a timely manner
  • to design, price, sell and coordinate profitable events that match the creative expectations of a cross section of clients
  • to achieve and exceed sales targets on food and beverage
  • to build, develop and maintain relationships with both our venue clients and our customers
  • to ensure all event information is recorded accurately and efficiently and communicated to the operational team.
Ideal Candidate:
  • has an experience working in a fast pace event, venue, sales or catering sector, holding a sales and coordinating related position for minimum of 2 years
  • has a target driven mentality with the desire to win and retain business
  • is sales focused with an ability to think on your feet, have the confidence to negotiate and close business successfully and consistently
  • is able to prioritise and is highly organised with exceptional time management
  • demonstrates commitment to delivering a high level of customer service