Business Development Manager

  • Location:

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Hospitality

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Generous Base Salary + Bonus + Travel Expenses + Company Benefits

  • Contact:

    Alana McNaught

  • Contact email:

    Alana.McNaught@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/533847

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-13

  • Startdate:

    13/08/2019 15:17:53

My client has an excellent opportunity within the Hospitality industry for a Business Development Manager to grow sales and corporate events within their four venues based across Edinburgh and Aberdeen. Responsibilities in this role include:

  • Identifying new business opportunities for the group
  • Tailoring bespoke event packages for clients with a strong focus on B2B but also B2C
  • Emphasising flexibility to clients for all group sizes using information about function space, menus, price points and service styles
  • Utilising contacts and personal networks to build new relationships for the business
  • Working within agreed budgets and margins to maximise appeal to all parties
  • Retaining clients and relationships to encourage repeat business
  • Working cooperatively with marketing and event teams to promote and support business development
  • Analysing results on a YOY basis to ensure business growth

The successful candidate will have:

  • Strong sales background, preferably within the hospitality industry
  • Exceptional communication skills with a passion for the business and what you can bring to it
  • A proven track record of converting leads to confirmed business
  • Experience in clear, strategic planning and beating targets
  • Positive attitude, self-motivated with a desire to succeed

They'll offer the right candidate:

  • Competitive Basic Salary + Bonus
  • Travel Expenses
  • Generous Company Perks

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