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Sales Executive - London

Employer
Searcys
Location
London, Greater London
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
11 Jun 2024
Sales Executive - London

Company Description

116 Pall Mall is a stunning Georgian venue dating back to 1820 in the heart of London. Originally designed by John Nash, the architect behind Marble Arch and Brighton Pavilion;

This venue is one of our flagship sites based on Pall Mall with a vast array of decadent event spaces.

As a Sales Executive, you will receive the following industry-leading benefits:

  • 50% discount across Searcys venues
  • Enrolment into the Searcys pension scheme
  • Up to 33 days annual leave (dependent on job role)
  • Access to everyday discounts and communication portal
  • Employee assistance program and qualified Mental Health First Aiders
  • Enrolment into Searcys Champagne School
  • Meals are provided on shift when working within one of our venues
  • Your birthday off to celebrate in style
  • A day off to volunteer/give back to the charity of your choice

Job Description

Job Type - Full time

Salary: 32,000 per annum plus 20% bonus structure

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver sales into the venue to achieve the monthly and annual sales target.
  • Receive incoming enquiries in accordance with the Sales Department standards and procedures and to convert them into confirmed business.
  • Conduct show rounds and client visits to a high standard.
  • Help oversee the diary ensuring that all information is accurate, up to date and that all the correct revenue has been inputted.
  • Ensure venue product knowledge and seasonal menus are communicated to clients and actively upsell to increase average spends and revenue opportunities.
  • Create and complete function sheets - detailing all event requirements from start to finish.
  • Ensure in house accounting policies are adhered to and checked. Ensuring billing invoices are completed within agreed timeframes and debt is chased.
  • Maintain good working relationship with the venue and other Searcys sites.
  • Ensure accurate billing for all assigned events
  • To prepare proposals for new enquiries, ensuring venue standards are adhered to and contain best fit/feature expectations for client and maximising yield and revenue.
  • All sales procedures and administration correspondence duties are up to date and completed in a timely fashion as per agreed KPI's. (Proposals, Contracts, Follow-ups and Deposit schedule/payments).
  • To support the sales team to identify and support new leads for future business opportunities.

Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills to interact with clients, team members, and vendors
  • Fluent in English
  • Must have soft skills
  • Proven experience in Sales or Event Planning and Management
  • Sales skills to drive revenue growth and build relationships with clients
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines


Additional Information

Searcys has a full blended learning programme that includes formal qualifications, classroom training, eLearning and on the job training. We are proud of the investment we make in developing our people to raise their standards to be the best they can be.

Everyone who joins Searcys will attend our induction where they learn more about us and be supported throughout their journey with us. We invest in development opportunities and are looking to recruit, train and retain the best people for our own future talent.

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