Sales and Events Manager

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Brewhouse & Kitchen people have a great passion for great beer, great food and great service.

We are looking for a Sales and Events Manager to drive sales into an exciting venue - Brewhouse and Kitchen in Milton Keynes. You will manage the sales and events of the business to deliver exceptional, profitable events exceeding outlined targets for the venue.

Responsibilities:

- Have a proactive approach to sourcing new business and grow existing accounts

- Attend networking events, raising the profile of the venue within the local community

- Primary role is to create leads and convert business which is profitable and meets set targets

- Create successful sales plans that are realistic and measurable

- Adhere to and develop sales and operational procedures and standards for the business

- Work as part of the management team alongside the General Manager, two Assistant Managers and a Brewer

- Host weekly event team meetings, attend management meetings and conduct 121s

- Forecast monthly and quarterly sales on a weekly basis with accountability for when up and solutions for when down

- Train the team in the Brewhouse and Kitchen standards, sales practices and delivering professional events

- Motivate, mentor and lead the team to their best abilities

- Develop pricing strategies and up sell opportunities for the business

- Accountability for the success (or failure) of the business

- Continually build and validate a database of contacts with key employers, organisations, third parties and private customers

- Ensure all communication on our booking system with all aspects of the event/ wedding and the client’s requirements are clear to the ops and kitchen team

- Flexibility to manage and assist on the running of the event over weekends and in evenings. This will be a hands on role 

What you’ll need:

- Experience managing and leading an event team

- Outstanding track record in sales

- A good knowledge of local businesses and national agencies

- To be smart and well presented

- Excellent communication and presentation skills

- To be sales driven and able to confidently negotiate

- Great organisation and administration skills

- Good numeracy and literacy skills

- Work collaboratively with colleagues across the business

- Experience of management of online booking systems

Brewhouse & Kitchen provides employees with ongoing training programmes, brewing skills workshops, and qualifications – your training and development is important to us and we will work with you on your individual development plan.


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