Location: Castlehill, Edinburgh, EH1
Salary: £30,000 – £32,000

When we founded Benugo 26 years ago we had a vision of not just creating superb, natural food but of giving London something that was a real experience.

This vision is still true today. The Benugo brand stretches from our own award-winning high street stores to cafes and restaurants within some of the world’s best loved public spaces and visitor attraction.

Find out more about us at www.benugo.com

We are looking for an experienced Event Sales Manager to join the team at Edinburgh Castle.

Salary: £30,000-£32,000 + per annum

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

About the Event Sales Manager role:

  • To respond to clients and produce quotations within a set time period.
  • Guide clients through the sales process in a friendly and seamless fashion.
  • Use of initiative to improve sales within the Benugo brand.
  • To foster and grow the relationship with established venues and clients.
  • To ascertain from the client in one phone call the relevant information needed to send accurate and meaningful proposals.
  • To be able to answer all questions clients may ask with unrivalled knowledge of Benugo and their operations.
  • To be smartly presented and punctual when meeting new clients, representing Benugo in company or industry events.
  • To attend meetings, including weekly events meeting, with all the relevant information.
  • To produce clear Quotations and Event Sheets.
  • To work closely with the operations team to ensure the smooth running of the event.
  • Where necessary to oversee the running of events with appropriate staffing.
  • To understand the restrictions of our event space and what that entails operationally.
  • To have in-depth understanding of the food, wine, event execution and pricing of all events.
  • To maintain accurate and up-to-date event records.
  • To accurately and timely produce client deposits and invoices.

About the ideal candidate:

  • Previous experience in a similar role is desirable
  • Enthusiastic about working in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to motivate and inspire
  • To be upbeat, positive and energetic
  • Passion for food and wine is a plus!

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