Junior Sales / Business Development - Calling Foodies. Restaurant Platform

Job Description


Job Description
An exciting opportunity for a self-motivated and results driven Business Development Executive to join a market-leading media company specialising in digital marketing & booking solutions for the hospitality and restaurant scene.

We're looking for talented people who share our enthusiasm for digital marketing and this fun and lively industry. We strive to create a happy and fulfilling work environment where our employees can excel and succeed in a fun, fast-moving, digital media environment.

Role Info:

Junior Sales / Business Development Executive
£ 23,000 Basic + Commission (OTE £32,000)

Product / Service: The UK's leading guide to find and book restaurants, bars, venues and events.
Facts & Figures: We are the market-leading independent restaurant commentator, with reviews of over 13,000 London and UK restaurants, venues and bars. The value of restaurant reservations through our business is estimated to exceed £150m a year.

Your Skills: Self-motivated, confident, commercial and results driven with excellent communication skills and an interest in developing good sales skills.
Level: First / Second jobber

About Us:

For almost 30 years, we have been the market-leading independent restaurant commentator, with up-to-date reviews of over 13,000 London and UK restaurants and bars, written by a team of independent critics with the aid of comments from thousands of restaurant customers.

Our market-leading website helps people find the right restaurants and venues for their events while at the same time giving restaurants, bars, pubs or other venues the opportunity to promote themselves with various digital marketing tools.

We also publish our Top 100 Restaurants in the UK and London awards.

Key Duties:

+ Sourcing new client prospects and their decision makers
+ Selling digital marketing services to restaurants, pubs, bars, 4 and 5 Star hotels and other venues such as museums, football clubs etc
+ Presenting and selling digital marketing solutions within the main channels - Restaurants/Bars; Private and Group Dining; Events and Parties; Weddings, Christmas
+ Presenting and selling our new Reward scheme which uses the latest FinTech cardlinking technology approved by Visa, Mastercard and Amex
+ Educating clients to understand the features and benefits of the product
+ Nurturing existing customers and driving upselling initiatives
+ Creating proposals based on client requirements and data insights

About You:

+ Interest in developing good sales skills
+ Self-motivated, confident, commercial and results driven
+ Good written and oral communication skills
+ Good organisational skills and time management
+ Confidence to communicate and present at all levels
+ Knowledge of selling to restaurants would be a bonus

Training You Will Receive:

+ Background knowledge of the hospitality industry
+ SEO and digital marketing
+ How to present, sell and the psychology of selling
+ How to negotiate and close deals
+ CRM systems and account management
+ Content management systems

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager!

Your Experience / Background / Previous Roles May Include:
Business Development Executive, BDE, Telesales Executive, Sales Executive, Internal Sales, New Business Development, Account Manager, Lead Generation, Marketing Sales, Digital Marketing, Restaurant Guide, Hospitality Booking Platform, Restaurant Awards, Marketing Sales, Hospitality Marketing, Restaurant Booking.

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If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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