Posted time September 19, 2023 Location London Job type Full-time

Full-Time Permanent Position | Competitive Salary of 25k to 27k per annum.
BDK
is excited to offer a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic and result driven team in London. This role is ideal for someone with experience in sales & marketing, or events within the hospitality industry and who is eager to advance their career by making a significant impact on our business. As a Sales Administrator, you will take charge of overseeing events and sales for catering events, serving as a brand ambassador to uphold BDK’s exceptional standards and proactively drive business growth.

Benefits and Training:
• Enjoy a 50% discount on all BDK retail products and food.
• Birthdays paid off.
• Participate in incentive and reward schemes.
• Access RARE Benefits.
• Explore Industry Apprenticeship Program Opportunities.
• Benefit from Career Development and Management Training Programs, delivered by BDK’s esteemed training partners.
• Lunch and dinner during working hours.
• 28 days paid annual leave.

Key Responsibilities:
• Revenue Enhancement: Identify and explore opportunities to boost revenue and discover new income streams.
• Business Development: Actively seek out and pursue new business prospects, fostering growth.
• Client Relations: Cultivate and nurture relationships with event organizers to maximize collaborative opportunities.
• Operational Excellence: Provide hands-on operational support, ensuring exceptional guest experiences during events.
• Sales & Marketing Strategy: Develop and execute a comprehensive sales and marketing strategy to surpass sales targets.
• Market Analysis: Conduct market research to spot trends, assess competitors, and uncover potential business prospects.
• Marketing Collaboration: Collaborate with the marketing team to craft and execute effective promotional campaigns.
• Relationship Management: Build and maintain strong relationships with key clients, partners, and industry influencers.
• Sales Performance Analysis: Monitor and analyze sales data, delivering regular reports and improvement recommendations.
• Team Leadership: Lead and inspire the sales team, offering guidance, coaching, and support for peak performance.
• Industry Expertise: Stay updated on industry trends and best practices, continuously enhancing knowledge and skills.
• Budget Management: Efficiently manage the sales and marketing budget, ensuring cost-effectiveness.
• Industry Representation: Represent BDK at industry events, trade shows, and networking opportunities to boost our brand and services.
• Client Interaction: Provide information on products and prices to customers, prepare sales invoices, and address customer queries and complaints.
• Administrative Duties: Carry out general clerical tasks, including receiving and processing purchase orders, issuing sales invoices, and verifying orders.
• Record Keeping: Maintain and update sales and customer records, compiling monthly sales reports for performance tracking.
• Internal Liaison: Expedite orders through internal coordination and direct customer feedback to relevant departments for improvements.
• Product Expansion: Identify new products to add to our offerings, enhancing our portfolio.

Requirements:
• Possess a minimum of 1 year of experience in events, marketing, or sales, preferably within the hospitality sector.
• Demonstrate proficiency in both written and verbal English.
• Showcase strong skills in Microsoft Office applications.
• Exhibit excellent telephone etiquette and communication skills.
If you are ready to take your career in business development in hospitality to the next level and be a part of our dynamic team, we encourage you to apply. Join BDK and become a driving force behind our continued success in the hospitality industry.