Sales & Events Co-ordinator

Posted 26 days ago by Sodexo
Location London Job Type Permanent
Salary Up to £24,000 Sector Sales

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Sales & Events Co-ordinator, based at the Bateaux in London. The ideal candidate will utilize all elements of the sales engine to ensure you are delivering in a high performing sales culture. This includes understanding and living our sales values and competencies, compiling a strategic plan in order to exceed targets, leading by example, following sales standards of performance. You will pro-actively sell and promote Bateaux London and Bateaux Windsor by maximizing business from new and existing customers. 

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, The Open Championship and RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

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


Package description

Up to £24,000 depending on experience

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more

Main responsibilities
  • Exceed targets by providing customers with a motivating and exemplary sales experience
  • Work alongside the HOS to deliver an agreed strategy and tactical action plan
  • Actively seek out and develop new business pipeline
  • Develop existing accounts and engage with them to increase their commitment.
  • Receiving, monitoring and action incoming enquiries and be the lead sales person for the business at all times
  • Assist with entertaining, sales missions, networking and exhibitions and at all times act as an ambassador for both Sodexo Prestige Venues & Events and the venue client
  • Maintain accurate records on current key clients and prospects through the crm system.
  • Provide weekly sales reports and pipeline to the HOS.
  • Maintain a strong client relationship and ensure communication via monthly meetings
Ideal candidate
  • A good researcher, negotiator, and client focussed approach
  • Excellent communication verbal & written skills
  • Confident presentation ability
  • Excellent business relationship building skills and understanding of customer needs
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver measureable sales targets
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills in order to prioritise various job demands
About the company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 37,000 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 age, disability, gender, transgender, marital or family status, race or ethnicity, religious belief of sexual orientation are welcome to and included within our business.