Sales Manager

Job Title: Sales Manager
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London
Salary: Up to £30,000 depending on experience
Start Date: 2019-07-05 00:00:00
Reference: SDX/TP/RF3136-2/DH
Contact Name: Davina Healey
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 05, 2019 21:08

Job Description

We are looking to recruit a Sales Manager for Peyton and Byrne, this role is responsible for the day-to-day sales delivery and management of the groups sales request for all sites under the Peyton & Byrne umbrella. All group enquiries will be processed via the Group Bookings manager from initial enquiry to quotation and confirmation. The role will also need to liaise closely with all site General Managers to ensure the services promised are able to be delivered to the exact specification requested by the client.

Peyton and Byrne was founded by renowned restaurateur Oliver Peyton in 2005, with a flexible and high quality offering they develop unique products and branding to match the needs and aspirations of their customers. Peyton and Byrne are part of Sodexo, globally recognised for hospitality excellence Sodexo help create and deliver exceptional customer experiences at world renowned venues and sporting events such as Ascot, Bateaux, The Open and RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Package description

One year fixed term contract

Up to £30,000 + Bonus + Benefits

Main responsibilities
  • Responding to initial enquiries regarding bookings via email and telephone
  • Set Sales targets in agreement with the Managing Director
  • Manage FAM trips
  • Create sales strategy for individual sites and seasons
  • Create a system that tracks and manages enquiries
  • Use database to deliver a targeted marketing tool for past enquiries and potential clients
  • Updating electronic booking system
  • Updating revenue sheets/diary
  • Brief restaurants with concise function sheets
  • Liaise with chefs regarding dietary requirements
  • Follow up on enquiries to convert business
  • Report processing
Ideal candidate

The successful person must possess strong organizational skills with an acute financial background and the ability to work as part of a team. The role demands an individual who is able to flex between all sites and deliver suggestions and alternatives if initial request are not appropriate for the group.  A natural ability to build personable relationships is a must. The role holder will be expected to perform a high sales conversation rate.

  • Organized with great attention to detail
  • Financially astute
  • Sales driven/focused
  • Interest in food and hospitality
About the company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the 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.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to further engage ex-forces personnel and reservists.  Those applying for roles with us who meet the essential criteria advertised under the ‘ideal candidate’ on the vacancy advertised are guaranteed to progress within the selection process.