Title Sales Director London Events Company
Type Event Catering
My client is one of the leading and best Event Companies in London and is looking to fill a newly created positon of Sales Director 55K plus Coms and benefits
Title Sale Director
Prestigious Events Experience
Reports to MD
Salary Up to £55k depending on experience plus OTE/ Benefits
My client are the most in demand seasonal venue hire and event management company in London. This year, they will host in excess of 225 events across the summer (June/July) and winter (Nov/Dec) seasons within the Ultimate venue portfolio which includes Old Billingsgate Market, the Roundhouse, OXO2 in the OXO Tower, Plaisterers Hall and Ultimate’s very own venues; City Central at the HAC and The Pavilion at the Tower of London. Over 100,000 guests will walk-through these venues doors for a variety of events which primarily include Awards Dinners, Charity Fundraising Dinners, Family Fun Days, Product Launches, Conferences and Corporate Parties.
The Events team is a knowledgeable and dedicated group of event managers who sell and operate events within the Events venue portfolio. Whilst all 15 members of the Events Company are responsible for retaining their clients through proactive account management; the company, in line with its growth ambitions, now wishes to install a dedicated sales resource with accountability for proactive business development.
OVERALL SCOPE AND PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:
As Sales Director, your prime focus will be to Strategic and develop and implement robust sales plans in order to grow the business profitably both reactively and proactively. You will oversee a dedicated sales team, including recruitment and development as necessary, to achieve agreed sales budgets. You will hold weekly sales meetings and produce weekly sales reports for the MD and wider Senior Team. You will devise and communicate individual sales targets and help to implement a sales commission structure. You will also lead from the front with a proactive approach to new business and personal sales