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Senior Sales & Events Designer

Job Title: Senior Sales & Events Designer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Start Date: January 2020
Reference: SDX/TP/390535-1/SL
Job Published: December 13, 2019 18:20

Job Description

Senior Sales and Events Designer
Job Introduction
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Senior Sales & Events Designer based at The Crystal. As the Senior Sales & Events Designer, you will support the Sales and Events manager in the management of the re-active sales team and will be accountable for utilising all elements of the sales engine to ensure you are delivering and promoting a high performing sales culture within the team. This includes understanding and living our sales values and competencies and following company standards of performance.

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.

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


Role Responsibility
Exceed targets by providing customers with a motivating and exemplary sales experience
To develop existing accounts and engage with them to increase their commitment.
Manage sales enquiries through PV&E and venue client bookings inbox
Prepare and issue contracts and invoices for all sales in line with PV&E standards
Maintain an up to date CRM system, logging all enquiries and cleansing data
Assist with entertaining, sales missions, networking and exhibitions and at all times act as an ambassador for both Sodexo Prestige Venues & Events, Peyton Events and the venue client
Support the Sales & Events Manager in the development of strategies and action plans for the re-active sales team
Take responsibility for the re-active sales team in the absence of the Sales & Events Manager
The Ideal Candidate
A proven track record in a sales role
A good researcher, negotiator, and client focussed approach
Excellent business relationship building skills and understanding of customer needs
Package Description
Up to £26,000 + bonus + benefits

About the Company
In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 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 race, colour, sex, gender identity  disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

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