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Job Description

The opportunity:

Global Talent 2020’s award-winning Restaurant Group client, based in central Edinburgh is looking for a full-time Sales Manager professional to join their established organisation as their in-house dedicated sales business developer, for their quality-focused event and food outlet businesses.

Our client is well renowned in the marketplace, an ethical and focused company that specialises in high-end, fresh, sustainable dining experiences. The role is new and will require the person to hit the ground running from the outset, with creative business sales development to drive footfall to the different restaurant groups, venues, and also outside events businesses.

The role:

Global Talent 2020’s client is looking for a creative, self-sufficient sales individual, with their finger on the pulse within the market, that possesses a track record of sales achievements within growing restaurant customer bookings, whilst also developing both corporate, and leisure events sales bookings.

The Sales Manager will work primarily on their own with BDM and will be allowed to work a hybrid working model, after a satisfactory probationary period. The role will also encompass liaison between other HOD’s of the business, and also managing an Event Executive team member. Whilst also providing targeted sales engagement through social channels, media, and PR management duties.

Experience essential in:

  • Managing and negotiating client relationships.
  • Developing new business sales opportunities and retaining existing clientèle.
  • Growth track record of like-for-like sales success.
  • Creating monthly reports, which analyse insights and analysis to help evolve the business.
  • Operational understanding of the delivery of large F&B Events and Restaurant understanding.
  • Be IT literate, social media aware, and a clear communicator.
  • Some PR and Press experience.

The person:

Global Talent 2020’s client is looking for a trustworthy, established, self-motivated sales candidate that is highly adaptive, flexible, creative, and passionate about what they do. As well as being respectful of our client’s brand’s integrity. You must ideally possess an outgoing engaging personality, tenacity, and an exacting eye for details.

Our client seeks an excellent sales ambassador for their business, someone comfortable presenting ideas, possesses excellent needs assessment skills, whilst being a strong negotiator in client-facing situations. The right candidate also needs to accept criticism, and also be open to others’ input besides their own, because they will be working collaboratively at times for the business’s interests.

The benefit:

This is a hybrid working role.

As a future business grows, there is the envisaged prospect that this role will become more varied in the future for the right person.

An excellent base salary, company laptop, company mobile, and tronc share scheme are available for the right applicant.

Interested? Then let’s talk….

Job Overview

Job Title
Sales Manager
Role Type
Full Time
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Date Job Posted
Closing Date
Salary £32k to £35k plus Benefits DOE. Hybrid Working. 

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