Job Overview

Wigan, England
Job Type
Full Time
£38,000 - £38,000 Per Year
Date Posted
17 days ago

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Job Description

Sales Manager


Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time

Salary: upto £38,000 plus uncapped bonus

Working Hours: 40 hours a week

Location: Wigan, Greater Manchester

Closing Date: 26/09/2021

Package Description

upto £38,000 plus uncapped bonus and flexible benefits

Job Introduction

Do you enjoy hunting for new business and delighting your clients? If yes, this role could be perfect for you!

Due to a new contract win, we are recruiting for a Sales Manager at DW Stadium in Wigan. As a sales Manager you will grow the business to achieve venue sales targets by implementing a strategic sales plan.

To be successful in this role you will be pro-active and energetic with a proven track record in achieving sales targets and the ability to execute effectively a focused sales plan for the agreed market segments of local & global B2C and B2B markets. This is a great opportunity for you to step up and work in an iconic and prestigious venue in the area.

Core hours are 9am to 5pm - you will be required to attend networking events on weekends and evenings to meet business needs

Main Responsibilities
  • Onsite C&E sales targets are achieved
  • Sales strategy and key initiatives are fully implemented
  • Sales processes, systems and tools are embedded within the business
  • Underperforming months improved through a clear turnaround plan
  • The venue sales team is highly engaged and motivated
  • Clients and customers are satisfied and see clear value in PV&E
The Ideal Candidate
  • Proven track record in proactive sales
  • Keen commercial acumen to grow and maximise sales in a highly target driven environment
  • Self-starter who can use initiative to drive sales ideas
  • Ability to align and influence different stakeholders and work alongside other functions to achieve collective business objectives
  • Experience in implementing best practice and innovation in a sales team environment
  • Experience in budget management and measuring sales performance
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel and Word)
  • Catering industry knowledge and interest would be beneficial
  • A strong knowledge of the local market
  • A good researcher and client focussed approach
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • 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 measurable sales targets
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills in order to prioritise various job demands
  • Proven success in developing and executing pro-active sales and marketing initiatives with desired results
  • Proven negotiation skills
About The Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs around 30,000 people, and partners with clients in many sectors across business and industry; schools and universities; sports and leisure; energy and resources; government and agencies; healthcare; justice and defence.

Sodexo’s connected; people-centric approach brings together a diverse range of expertise. The breadth of services it offers ranges from food and hospitality; cleaning; reception; concierge (Circles); security; property management and technical services through to data driven workplace strategy and design (Wx); employee engagement and recognition services (Sodexo Engage) and personal home services through Prestige Nursing + Care and the Good Care Group.

Vital Spaces is Sodexo’s value proposition that puts people at the heart of everything we do, bringing together services and solutions and focusing on the productivity and wellbeing of people wherever they are.

Sodexo is committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process


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