Kensington and Chelsea, London
£24000 - £27000 per annum + bonus and benefits
4 months ago
Sales & Events Executive
Salary 24-27k + Commission and Benefits
We currently have a very unique and exciting opportunity to work with one of our clients, an exciting brand who not only have retail stores in flagship shopping centres but provide their product across events all over the world.
As an S&E Executive, you will be reaching out to event managers, account directors and party planners to convince them to use our mobile catering services. Therefore, you will need to be able to use your initiative and possess excellent communication and negotiation skills. We pride ourselves on creating personal relationships with our clients so we expect you to be a friendly individual that can confidently meet with clients after some calls and emails. Our client has put on events for brands such as Google and Facebook so expect to experience some large-scale creative events.
The salary range is £24,000 to £27,000 basic pro rata plus a very good commission. The commission is 15% of net profit. For example, a typical event would be catering for 500 guests. Our client may charge £2250 + vat for this event. If costs are £350, your commission would be £285. They would expect you to be securing, at the very minimum, an event a week. They would also expect you to secure larger multi-day events abroad too which can be more than £20k so you can see your phenomenal earning potential plus the opportunity to travel abroad to places like Cannes, L.A. and Barcelona.
On the operation side, they would expect you to help set up and manage the events themselves which can sometimes be challenging but fulfilling. You will be liaising with clients to ensure that optimum customer service is delivered every time that best reflects our brand.
Our client pioneered the innovative ice cream roll concept and has since turned it into an Instagram sensation. They have 6 retail parlours as well as deliver over 250 events across the globe each year. They offer a range of catering services at our events. These include our innovative ice cream rolls, mobile bars and sweet treats.
Working for this brand is not like any other job - they are entertainers, who are always smiling and loving life - it is essential that new team members carry this ethos. They pride themselves on their brand and what they stand for: Positivity! Our client is a brand which prides itself on customer interaction and having fun on the job, which provides an exciting opportunity for everyone involved. They work on some of the most exciting events across the globe from the Festival of Creativity in Cannes through to Coachella in California.
If you feel you have what it takes, then please do apply for this role via the links in this advert. This is an extremely unique and exciting role with real future progression prospects.
This role is being handled by C2 Recruitment the leading specialist Retail, Hospitality and Leisure recruitment consultancy recruiting across the whole of the UK.
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