We are looking to recruit an experienced Sales Manager to lead and motivate the sales team at Aberdeen Football Club, where Sodexo provide a range of hospitality, retail and conference services. The role is cover maternity leave for a period of 12 months and will involve generating sales to achieve budgets, whilst ensuring the team is engaged and performing at a high standard.
We are open to consider flexible working for this position
Our heritage is built on catering and hospitality experience and fuelled by our passion for exceptional food and service. For over 40 years we have been providing bespoke catering and hospitality services for sports stadia, racecourses, visitor, attractions, historic venues, major events and premium airline lounges. Recognised across the globe for hospitality, we help create exceptional moments at extraordinary events such as Royal Ascot, Tour de France, The Open Championship and RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
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This role will require a proactive, passionate sales person who can generate sales whilst managing the sales and marketing functions at Aberdeen for Sodexo. With responsibility for marketing you will control the budget, liaise with external media sources and build strong networks with the central Sodexo marketing team. Working closely with the Club sales team, you will create a joint sales strategy to ensure both teams are aligned and there is an collaborative approach to business development. Delivering professional sales presentations to onsite clients and new business opportunities you will need to be highly articulate and professional. Producing the sales and marketing strategy for the year, you will set objectives, monitor successes and drive business growth at the stadium.
The Ideal Candidate
- Sales Management experience
- Understanding of the local market conditions and competition
- Look for ways to make improvements, embrace changes.
- Negotiation techniques
- Ideally hospitality industry knowledge but not essential
Up to £32,000 + Sales Bonus + Benefits
About the Company
Our mission is improve the quality of life of Sodexo employees and all those we serve, and contribute to the economic, social and environmental development of the communities, regions and countries in which we operate. We work to improve the well-being of people across the globe through our unique range of expert services and the talent of our teams. As one of the world’s largest employers and a
company of “people at the service of other people,” we are committed to being an employer of choice – providing jobs for our people, as well as training and opportunities for internal promotion to help our employees move up the career ladder.