Sales Executive - Banqueting and Weddings

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/52410424/FN
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2021
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
  • Website: https://www.compass-group.co.uk/
  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £25,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Part Time

Job Description

Sales Executive - Banqueting and Weddings  

The Royal Armouries Museum  - Leeds

25k - 40 Hours 

At RA Venues, part of Compass Group UK and Ireland, we inspire great experiences at some of the UK's leading cultural and heritage destinations. From cappuccinos at Pennethorne's in Somerset House to feeding hungry herbivores at Bristol Zoo, or sophisticated afternoon teas in Liberty London to alfresco brunches at the River Cottage at Hatfield House, we celebrate great food and legendary dining across our portfolio of clients

More about the role:

This is an exciting opportunity for a Banqueting and Weddings Sales Executive to join our team at the Royal Armouries in Leeds. You will be responsible for the banqueting and wedding function, reporting to the Sales Manager. Leading, developing, and motivating a high-performing team to deliver exceptional events is the core objective of this role. You will also build client relations, compliance H&S, finance, HR, sales, and planning.

The role is to work as part of an established team to drive conference, banqueting, wedding and exhibition sales to achieve the annual targets for the venue. The banqueting and weddings executive will process enquiries for the venue from enquiry stage through to the day of the event, ensuring all enquiry handling, sales administration and coordination is accomplished effectively, accurately and in a timely manner. The highest standards of customer service are essential, and you will be required to actively seek client feedback and sales leads at every opportunity. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate that they can multitask effectively, be enthusiastic, passionate, driven, positive and offer a polite, friendly and personal service.

As a banqueting and weddings Sales Executive, you are at the heart of our operation and we are looking for individuals who share our energy and passion to increase and enhance sales.

Who you are:

Excellent written ability

Strong communication skills

Strong organisation skills

An ability to sell a product/package.

Enthusiastic

Willing to learn

Ability to deal with a wide range of people

Confidence

1 Years Delphi Experience

Who we are:

 

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.