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Corporate Sales Manager

Cookery School at Little Portland Street
15B Little Portland Street W1W 8BW

Posted: 06/01/2020

Deadline: 19/02/2020

Compensation: £33k - £36k

Paid Full-time Permanent


Job description

Cookery School at Little Portland Street, an award winning cookery school based in Central London, is looking for a dynamic and experienced Corporate Sales Manager with a proven track record and a knowledge of food and sustainability.  This role involves selling and managing corporate events. The person appointed will be responsible for maintaining the solid standing that we have established over the past seventeen years.

This role requires:

  • A person with a minimum of 5 years of managerial experience in client interfacing and selling with  …
  • Ability to handle email and phone  corporate enquiries and provide relevant information in a timely manner to these
  • Ability to convert enquiries into bookings and to proactively sell corporate events and generate new leads
  • Ability to ensure that the quality of service that has been developed over the past 17 years at Cookery School will be maintained
  • A knowledge of updating of text on website to reflect any changes in the offering on corporate events
  • A knowledge of computer programmes to check website bookings, prepare and print off recipe packs, to do all necessary invoicing and update payments to accounting system
  • Competency to deliver against business objectives and targets
  • Efficiency in supplying the kitchen with accurate and complete booking information in a timely fashion  
  • Responsibility for all aspects of day to day operations reporting directly to the Principal
  • Ability to liaise and work with the rest of the team ie marketing and administration teams as well as the kitchen team
  • Sound  knowledge of sustainbility and its application in a food based environment

You will need to be:

  • An enthusiastic, energetic go-getter with a can-do attitude
  • Numerate and have strong analytical capability
  • Efficient, prompt & very organised
  • Interested in the environment and sustainability issues

Application information

Please send an email marked 'Corporate Sales Manager ' to info@cookeryschool.co.uk with your CV

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About Cookery School at Little Portland Street

We are London's most sustainable cookery school. We had sustainable practices in place before it was being spoken about or cool to do so. Sustainability is in our DNA now.