Job Vacancy: Sales Manager at Everton FC
Sodexo is looking to recruit a Sales Manager based at Goodison Park in Liverpool, home of Everton FC.
Salary: Up to £34,000 + bonus + benefits
Do you love the thrill of hunting for new business and delighting your clients? Do you have a passion for creating extraordinary event experiences? If the answers are yes, this role could be perfect for you!
Sodexo is looking for a true business development guru to seek out new opportunities and nurture existing ones in Liverpool. In this exciting role, you’ll grow the business to achieve venue sales targets by implementing a strategic sales plan.
In this diverse and stimulating role, you’ll be responsible for proactive conference & event sales for our conference & events sales at Everton Football Club. This role is suited ideally to a professional who communicates brilliantly, is self-driven and can quickly understand the needs of our diverse client base.
Reporting to the Catering Services Director and working with the Head of Sales Stadia, you will create and execute a sales strategy to drive growth across the venues conference and events business, proactively managing key accounts and business development activities. This is a hands-on role, where you will be making appointments, following up leads, visiting future customers and developing existing client relationships.
You will generate new client leads and drive enquiries into the venue and our wider UK portfolio. In addition, you will take responsibility for promoting a positive culture across the sales team, ensuring both customer and employee engagement and providing an exemplary sales experience at every opportunity.
The Ideal Candidate
- Excellent client relationship skills
- Proven success in achieving sales targets
- Previous experience in venue/hospitality sales
- Detailed knowledge of the events market
- Excellent negotiation skill
- Understanding of the business mix and key players in Liverpool
Find out more and apply for the Sales Manager job vacancy at Everton FC.