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Sales and Events Executive - Edinburgh

Team Level - Operations
Ref: 3521 Date Posted: Thursday 18 Nov 2021
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Sales & Events Executive

Scotsman Hospitality is a privately owned and operated business which focusses on a bold and brave approach to delivering customer experiences which challenge the status quo. 

We are currently on the lookout for a talented Sales and Events Executive to come and join our team.

The Three Sisters is a world famous sports bar and courtyard based in Edinburgh. A real hotspot for social gatherings, they offer big screens, karaoke, live music, function hire and more!  Being the Napier Union our venue is popular with students as well as a great place for big events like stag do's and hen parties. Our venue is also proud to be a part of the Edinburgh Fringe festivities and hosts around 11 shows a day across our many rooms providing free fun for all of the family and welcoming thousands of Fringe Fans from across the globe everyday!

Responsibilities to include:

  • Leading and Managing all sales and events for the venue while creating a culture of sales across the venues
  • Developing new business opportunities
  • Promoting multiple aspects of the venue
  • Creating Sales Packages to maximise revenue
  • Conducting research to identify new markets
  • Building & maintaining strong relationships with the General Manager to improve productivity, effectiveness, and the customer experience
  • Holding meetings and conducting show rounds of the venues with potential clients
  • Working to meet targets while maintaining high standards and driving high levels of productivity
  • To assist the wider sales team in converting provisional bookings
  • Represent and promote the venue at networking events
  • Manage accounts for new and existing clients
  • Manage the social media strategy

 

The Person:

  • Must be an enthusiastic, dedicated and hardworking individual
  • Have proactive selling experience within the hospitality sector
  • Have strong IT and administrative skills
  • Have entrepreneurial flair and a talent for seeing a sales opportunity where others cannot
  • Have experience in running and managing a broad portfolio of events
  • Have a methodical and meticulous approach to their work
  • Be a great communicator with a passion for what they do
  • Be confident in people management with experience of leading a team
  • Have a proven track record in a Sales & Marketing role
  • Experience working within a hotel and food & beverage environment is desirable.

In return for the above, we can offer a competitive salary and bonus scheme, generous company benefits and industry leading training and development opportunities.