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Account and Sales Manager | Events | Sydney

Job Title: Account and Sales Manager | Events | Sydney
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Industry:
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: 2690836
Contact Name: Isaac
Contact Email: isaac@benchmarque.co
Job Published: March 14, 2018 17:15

Job Description


Unique industry leading venues with outstanding food and service.
  
Do you have what it takes to join a market leader in venues and catering? Our client is in search of a rockstar multi-tasking genius and strong people person to manage and maintain existing accounts whilst selling these highly awarded and well-renowned collection of event venues. This a great opportunity for you to join our growing business events and sales team.

THE ROLE
  • This is an action-packed, hands-on role where you will be responsible for organically growing a portfolio of clients whilst acquiring new business
  • Following up on leads, including preparing, presenting and following up on event proposals
  • Managing your portfolio and maintain existing client relationships
  • Undertaking proactive sales
  • Facilitating site inspections with clients, stakeholders and industry partners
  • Meeting revenue targets through securing events business
  
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
  • Proven successful record in a similar sales capacity – preferably in MICE/events industry
  • Ability to find, foster and maintain positive client relationships
  • Exceptional communication skills – including business writing and presentation skills
  • Passion for sales and achieving targets and objectives
  • An energetic, fun and enthusiastic personality
  • Ability to meet deadlines and tasks within a busy environment
  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations with your own initiative
  • Own vehicle with full driver's license where offsite appointments are required outside City/CBD
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills – ability to communicate at all levels
  • Excellent personal presentation
  • Complaint handling - able to resolve problems as they arise in an appropriate manner

SALARY AND BENEFITS

  • Strong base salary and lucrative incentive bonus
  • Networking and career growth
  • Busy, fun workplace
  
About us:
 
At BENCHMARQUE, our m team represents a collective of passionate and knowledgeable hospitality and recruitment industry professionals, who are committed to aligning the right people with the right business. Over the last 10 years, we have partnered with small independent operators to emerging hospitality groups and publicly listed companies to expand our workforce of professionals working across award-winning restaurants, 5-star hotels and leading event venues. 

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