Salary: £35000 per annum

Shift hours: Permanent

Sales Manager 

Up to £35000 depending on experience 

At Restaurant Associate Venues, part of Compass Group UK and Ireland, we inspire great experiences at some of the UK’s leading cultural and heritage destinations. Hosting great events at Somerset House,  hungry herbivores at Whipsnade Zoo for ground events, sophisticated afternoon teas in Liberty London to alfresco brunches at the Coach House Kitchen at Hatfield House, we celebrate great food and legendary dining across our portfolio of venues.

We are seeking an experienced sales professional who is looking for their next challenge, do you have experience driving proactive event sales and managing the sales team, our venue is on the lookout for an Event Sales Manager to join us onsite at Beaulieu Motor Museum. the role is based within a beautiful setting in Hampshire.

As the Sales Manager, you will be responsible for developing wedding sales, build the venues profile in the local markets by creating and executing an exceptional sales plan, conversion, support event co-ordination, manage the sales team.

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Driving the wedding, conferences and events sales
  • Ownership of sales and marketing plan for the venue
  • Marketing and promotional activities for the venue, ensuring all websites and online directories are consistently updated and to brand standards
  • Management and delivery of local corporate account plans (working with BDM)
  • Proactive sales activities for the venue
  • Reactive sales activities for the venue including internal client bookings
  • Accurate sales reports/forecasts and achievement of venue performance standards
  •  Management of the onsite C&E Event Planner
  • Communication with central sales team and BDM

Our Ideal Sales Manager

  • Previous experience within hospitality sales
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar role
  • Thorough working knowledge of all key market segments, in particular weddings
  • Aware of local, national and global trends in the wedding industry
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of sales systems & Microsoft 365
  • Managing and developing a team to achieve and exceed sales targets
  • Excellent communication skills – both oral and written
  • Commercial awareness and to be able to understand links between sales and profit

About Us

We ensure you’re rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, Booking.com and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons and many more
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Receive Wow Points every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families

Part of Compass Group UK&I, Restaurant Associates provides brilliant hospitality through our food, drink and services. We work with our partners and collaborate with our clients to achieve great things together.Every day, our teams of passionate hospitality professionals strive for excellence in delivering employee dining and hospitality to some of the UK’s leading workplace as well as inspiring exceptional experiences in iconic cultural and heritage destinations.

Job Reference: com/0305/64305001/52363244/SU #AD250

Compass Group UK&I is an equal opportunities employer, committed to cultivating diverse and inclusive environments for every employee.

Reference: compass/TP/64305001/52363244/SU

Location: Beaulieu

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